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Russian Government and Politics / Edition 2
     

Russian Government and Politics / Edition 2

by Eric Shiraev
 

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ISBN-10: 1137269588

ISBN-13: 9781137269584

Pub. Date: 04/02/2013

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

A fully updated second edition of this innovative text that takes full account of the consequences of Putin's controversial return to the presidency in 2012. Clear factual coverage is enhanced by a range of learning aids that encourage students to develop critical thinking about key issues and theories.

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A fully updated second edition of this innovative text that takes full account of the consequences of Putin's controversial return to the presidency in 2012. Clear factual coverage is enhanced by a range of learning aids that encourage students to develop critical thinking about key issues and theories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781137269584
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
04/02/2013
Series:
Comparative Government and Politics Series
Edition description:
Second Edition, Revised
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
833,600
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. RUSSIA: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE
Studying Russian Government and Politics
The Roots: Russia and the Soviet Union
The Soviet Transformation, 1985-1991

PART II: INSTITUTIONS AND ELECTIONS
The Executive Branch
The Legislative Branch
The Judicial Branch and Justice Administration

PART III: POLITICAL BEHAVIOR, PARTICIPATION, AND COMMUNICATION
Political Parties
Presidential and Parliamentary Elections
Political Communications and Mobilization

PART IV: RUSSIAN POLICIES
Economic and Business Policies
Social Policies: Health, Education, and Housing
Foreign Policy
Defense and Security Policies
Summary and Conclusion

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