Political Theory and Community Building in Post-Soviet Russia

Political Theory and Community Building in Post-Soviet Russia

by Oleg Kharkhordin, Risto Alapuro

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136855108
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/07/2011
Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 702 KB

About the Author

Oleg Kharkhordin is Professor at the Department of Political Sciences and Sociology, The European University at St. Petersburg, Russia. His publications include The Collective and the Individual in Russia: A Study of Practices, and Main Concepts of Russian Politics.

Risto Alapuro is Professor of Sociology at the University of Helsinki, Finland, and the head of the Helsinki Group for Political Sociology. His publications include State and Revolution in Finland, and as editor Beyond Post-Soviet Transition: Micro Perspectives on Challenge and Survival in Russia and Estonia.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors  Glossary of Terms Acknowledgements  Introduction: The Theory of Res Publica and Contemporary Russia: How Do Things Matter Together with Publics? - Oleg Kharkhordin  Part I: Links with Conventional Theories  1. Goods, Res Publica, Actor-Networks, and Collective Action - Risto Alapuro  2. Categories of Goods in Economics and Public Choice Literature as Applied to Heat and Water Utilities - Olga Bychkova  Part II: Case Studies  3. Things and People in the Housing and Utility Sector Reform in Russia, 1991-2006 - Olga Bychkova and Evgeniia Popova  4. Common and Dividing Things in Homeowners' Associations - Rosa Vihavainen  5. Looking for the Common and the Public in a Town - Olga Kalacheva  Conclusion: Commonality at Different Levels: Infrastructures of Liberty - Oleg Kharkhordin

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