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Author Greene, Samuel A., author

Title Moscow in movement : power and opposition in Putin's Russia / Samuel A. Greene
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages)
Contents The puzzle of Russian civil society : an introduction -- Perspectives on civil society -- Russia's potemkin revolution -- Civil society in Russia : what we do and do not know -- Private brutality and public verdicts : defending human rights in Russia -- Our home is Russia : Russia's housing-rights movements -- Road rage : Russia's automotive rebellion -- Seizing the moment
Summary Moscow in Movement is the first exhaustive study of social movements, protest, and the state-society relationship in Vladimir Putin's Russia. Beginning in 2005 and running through the summer of 2013, the book traces the evolution of the relationship between citizens and their state through a series of in-depth case studies, explaining how Russians mobilized to defend human and civil rights, the environment, and individual and group interests: a process that culminated in the dramatic election protests of 2011-2012 and their aftermath. To understand where this surprising mobilization came from,
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Civil society -- Russia (Federation)
Opposition (Political science) -- Russia (Federation)
Political participation -- Russia (Federation)
Social movements -- Russia (Federation)
Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804792445 (electronic bk.)
9780804792448 (electronic bk.)