Item Details

Institutions, Ideas and Leadership in Russian Politics

edited by Julie Newton, William Tompson
Format
Book
Published
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan ; Oxford : In association with St. Antony's College, 2010.
Language
English
Series
St. Antony's Series
St. Antony's Series (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
ISBN
9780230551473 (hardback), 0230551475 (hardback)
Summary
"This book addresses the question: how, and to what degree, are political institutions important in explaining the state of post-Communist political systems today? More specifically, it analyses the nature of political leadership and explains how, and under what circumstances, ideas and identity have influenced post-Soviet political change"--
Contents
  • Explaining political and economic change in post-Soviet Russia / Julie Newton
  • Presidents and parties : leadership and institution-building in post-communist Russia / Thomas F. Remington
  • Russia's gubernatorial elections : a postmortem / J. Paul Goode
  • Back to the future? : Thoughts on the political economy of expanding state ownership in Russia / William Tompson
  • Shortcut to great power : Russia in pursuit of multipolarity / Julie Newton
  • Presence of absence : ethnicity policy in Russia / Peter Rutland
  • Political parties under Putin : party-system development and democracy / Kenneth Wilson
  • Rule-of-law factor / Jeffrey Kahn
  • Ukraine : improbable democratic nation-state, but possible democratic state-nation? / Alfred Stepan
  • Explaining European Union aid to Russia / Tomila Lankina.
Description
xi, 250 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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