The Politics of Transition: Shaping a Post-Soviet Future

The Politics of Transition: Shaping a Post-Soviet Future

by Stephen White, Graeme Gill, Darrell Slider
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521440947

ISBN-13: 9780521440943

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Written by three of the West's leading scholars of Soviet and post-Soviet affairs, this survey traces the politics of transition in the late 1980s and early 1990s, from its origins to its uncertain post-communist future,

Overview

Written by three of the West's leading scholars of Soviet and post-Soviet affairs, this survey traces the politics of transition in the late 1980s and early 1990s, from its origins to its uncertain post-communist future,

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521440943
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

1. Beyond marxism; 2. Reforming the electoral system; 3. Structures of government; 4. The presidency and central government; 5. From union to independence; 6. Patterns of republic and local politics; 7. The withering away of the party; 8. The emergence of competitive politics; 9. The politics of economic interests; 10. Public opinion and the political process; 11. Letters and political communication; 12. The Soviet transition and 'democracy from above'.

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