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Author Sakwa, Richard.

Title Russian politics and society / Richard Sakwa
Edition Third edition
Published New York : Routledge, 2002

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 MELB  947.086 Sak/Rpa 2002  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  947.086 Sak/Rpa 2002  AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 542 pages ; 26 cm
Contents Pt. I. The fall of communism and the rebirth of Russia -- 1. Soviet communism and its dissolution -- 2. The disintegration of the USSR -- Pt. II. Political institutions and processes -- 3. The new constitutional order -- 4. Law and society -- 5. The executive -- 6. The legislature -- 7. Electoral politics -- 8. Party development -- Pt. III. Federalism, regionalism and nationalism -- 9. Federalism and the state -- 10. Regional and local politics -- 11. National identity and state-building -- Pt. IV. Economy and society -- 12. Marketising the economy -- 13. Society and social movements -- 14. Cultural transformation -- Pt. V. Foreign policies -- 15. Foreign policy -- 16. Commonwealth, community and fragmentation -- 17. Defence and security policy -- Pt. VI. Dilemmas of democratisation -- 18. Problems of transition -- 19. Pluralism, elites, regime and leadership -- 20. Democracy in Russia
Summary Since its first publication in 1993 this book has become an indispensable guide for all those interested in the current political scene in Russia, about political stability and the future of democracy under its post-communist leadership
Analysis Russian Federation
Political conditions
Political change
History, 1990-1999
History, 2000-
Statistics
International comparisons
Overseas item
Notes Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Post-communism -- Russia.
Post-communism -- Russia (Federation)
Post-communism -- Former Soviet republics.
Russia -- Politics and government -- 1991-
Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-
Former Soviet republics -- Politics and government.
LC no. 2001048670
ISSN 1522-7526
ISBN 0415227526 hardcover
0415227534 paperback