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Putin's Russia: Past Imperfect, Future Uncertain / Edition 2
     

Putin's Russia: Past Imperfect, Future Uncertain / Edition 2

by Dale R. Herspring
 

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ISBN-10: 0742530051

ISBN-13: 9780742530058

Pub. Date: 08/28/2004

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

The second edition of Putin's Russia: Past Imperfect, Future Uncertain is completely updated and expanded to provide the most current and complete review of Russia under President Vladimir Putin. New chapters include analysis of Putin's government and its impact on today's changing Russian culture as well as foundation issues such as health and agriculture. This

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The second edition of Putin's Russia: Past Imperfect, Future Uncertain is completely updated and expanded to provide the most current and complete review of Russia under President Vladimir Putin. New chapters include analysis of Putin's government and its impact on today's changing Russian culture as well as foundation issues such as health and agriculture. This well-written and clearly organized text is required reading for anyone wanting to understand Russia today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742530058
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Preface to the Second Editionxvii
1Introduction1
Part IPolitics
2Putin and Democratization13
3Putin, the Duma, and Political Parties31
Part IIState and Society
4Putin and the Media55
5Putin and Culture75
6Putin, Demography, Health, and the Environment89
Part IIIThe Economy
7Putin and the Economy121
8Putin and Agriculture141
9Putin and the Oligarchs161
Part IVMilitary and Security
10Putin and Military Reform185
11Putin and Russia's Wars in Chechnya205
Part VRegional and Foreign Policy
12Putin and the Regions237
13Putin and Russian Foreign Policy259
14Conclusion293
Suggested Reading301
Index305
About the Contributors313

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