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Federalism, Democratization, and the Rule of Law in Russia

Federalism, Democratization, and the Rule of Law in Russia

Jeffrey Kahn

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246991
eISBN:
9780191599606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246998.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This book examines the development of Russia's current federal system of government from its Soviet origins, through Mikhail Gorbachev's reforms, to the presidencies of Boris Yeltsin and the early ... More

The Gorbachev Factor

The Gorbachev Factor

Archie Brown

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780192880529
eISBN:
9780191598876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0192880527.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This is an analysis of how fundamental change came about in the Soviet Union and of the part played by political leadership. In its most general aspect, it is a contribution to the literature on ... More

Leading Russia: Putin in PerspectiveEssays in Honour of Archie Brown

Leading Russia: Putin in Perspective: Essays in Honour of Archie Brown

Alex Pravda (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276141
eISBN:
9780191603341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276145.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This book features a collection of essays on Soviet and post-Soviet Russian politics. The essays focus on the leadership of President Vladimir Putin, his policies, how he compares with his ... More

National Responsibility and Global Justice

National Responsibility and Global Justice

David Miller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235056
eISBN:
9780191715792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235056.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This book presents a non-cosmopolitan theory of global justice. In contrast to theories that seek to extend principles of social justice, such as equality of opportunity or resources, to the world as ... More

No IllusionsThe Voices of Russia's Future Leaders

No Illusions: The Voices of Russia's Future Leaders

Ellen Mickiewicz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199977833
eISBN:
9780199397068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977833.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Russian Politics

What will the next generation of Russian leaders be like? How will they regard the United States, Russia’s place in the world, democracy, free speech, and immigration? What do they think of their ... More

Revolution StalledThe Political Limits of the Internet in the Post-Soviet Sphere

Revolution Stalled: The Political Limits of the Internet in the Post-Soviet Sphere

Sarah Oates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199735952
eISBN:
9780199332465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735952.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics, Democratization

Can the internet fundamentally challenge a non-free state such as Russia? The role of social networking in political change in the Middle East and beyond raises important questions about the ability ... More

Russia's Stillborn Democracy?From Gorbachev to Yeltsin

Russia's Stillborn Democracy?: From Gorbachev to Yeltsin

Graeme Gill and Roger D. Markwick

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240418
eISBN:
9780191599347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240418.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The period since Gorbachev came to power has been a tumultuous time for Russia. It has seen the expectations raised by Gorbachev's efforts to bring about change in the Soviet Union dashed, the ... More

The Russian MafiaPrivate Protection in a New Market Economy

The Russian Mafia: Private Protection in a New Market Economy

Federico Varese

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297369
eISBN:
9780191600272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829736X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This book researches the question of what the Russian Mafia is, and challenges widely held views of its nature. It charts the emergence of the Russian Mafia in the context of the transition to the ... More

The Soviet Elite from Lenin to GorbachevThe Central Committee and its Members 1917-1991

The Soviet Elite from Lenin to Gorbachev: The Central Committee and its Members 1917-1991

Evan Mawdsley and Stephen White

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297383
eISBN:
9780191599842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297386.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The USSR was dominated by its ruling Communist Party, and the party was in turn dominated by a political elite that was represented in its Central Committee. Nearly two thousand individuals were ... More

The Strong State in RussiaDevelopment and Crisis

The Strong State in Russia: Development and Crisis

Andrei P. Tsygankov

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199336203
eISBN:
9780190207328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The book provides a succinct account of the major periods in evolution of Russia’s strong state construct by reviewing the external and internal contexts of its emergence, progression, and fall in ... More

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