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Freedom, Repression, and Private Property in Russia

Vladimir Shlapentokh, Michigan State University, Anna Arutunyan, Independent Journalist
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9781107042148, 1107042143
Contents
  • Introduction: Private property as a source of both freedom and repression-the Russian case
  • Private property and big money in political regimes in Soviet and post-Soviet Russia: a theoretical overview
  • Ideology and public opinion in a centralized society and in a fragmented society
  • Corruption, the power of state and big business in the Soviet and post-Soviet regimes
  • Enemies and the issue of legitimization in the Soviet and post-Soviet regimes
  • Political police before and after
  • Treatment of strikers in Soviet and post-Soviet times: Novocherkassk and Mezhdurechensk
  • Geopolitics, private capital, and legitimacy as foreign policy goals in Soviet and post-Soviet Russia
  • A freedom that Putin dearly loves-the right to leave his country
  • Conclusion: the uniqueness of Putin's regime in light of Russian history.
Description
vii, 208 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-204) and index.
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