ISBN-10:
1858988209
ISBN-13:
9781858988207
Pub. Date:
10/28/2000
Publisher:
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
The Meltdown of the Russian State: The Deformation and Collapse of the State in Russia / Edition 1

The Meltdown of the Russian State: The Deformation and Collapse of the State in Russia / Edition 1

by Piroska Mohacsi Nagy

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ISBN-13: 9781858988207
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Publication date: 10/28/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figuresvi
List of Tablesvii
Acknowledgementsviii
Prefaceix
Introduction and summary1
1Why do we need a state at all?9
2Evidence and consequences of the state meltdown13
3Government in transition - an international comparison49
4Brief history of the pre-Russian state61
5The origin of the state meltdown: the economic dimensions of the power struggle in the center64
6The evolving Russian state and economic reforms, 1992-9867
7Discretionary presidential powers and decretism110
8Chaotic fiscal decentralization115
9Lessons learnt and the prospects for Russia and the Russian state123
Appendix132
References134
Index141

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