Transforming Russia: From a Military to a Peace Economy

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Tarja Cronberg’s original study is based on an empirical examination of all aspects of the Soviet military-technical establishment, set within an historical framework. This work is firmly grounded in political and social theory – in particular the "grounded theory" of Anselm Strauss and Barny Glasser, which has a significant application to contemporary Russian experience. However, underpinning the theoretical significance is the practical and everyday imperative of the economic survival of a former superpower.

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"This will be a valuable book and is well in keeping with the high standards we have all come to expect of COPRI." -- Stephen Chan, University of London

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781860649035
  • Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
  • Publication date: 7/4/2003
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.42 (w) x 9.58 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Meet the Author

Tarja Cronberg is a researcher at COPRI (Copenhagen Peace Research Institute.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 A Seamless Military Web 21
3 Golden Technologies 39
4 'En by i Rusland' 55
5 Trying Transformations 75
6 Communities of Pride 91
7 Making Weapons Invisible in Everyday Life 113
8 Work, Sweet Home 127
9 The Making of a Monster 141
10 Renegotiating 'Defence' Technologies 159
11 Welfare in Warfare 177
Bibliography 193
App Output Dynamics of Russian Defence Industry 1991-2000
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