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How Russia really works : the informal practices that shaped post-Soviet politics and business / Alena V. Ledeneva.

Author/Creator:
Ledeneva, Alena V., 1964-
Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 270 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series:
Culture and society after socialism
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Subjects:
Political corruption -- Russia (Federation).
Political culture -- Russia (Federation).
Corporations -- Corrupt practices -- Russia (Federation).
Corporate culture -- Russia (Federation).
Social networks -- Russia (Federation).
Business networks -- Russia (Federation).
Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-.
Russia (Federation) -- Economic conditions -- 1991-.
Contents:
Why are informal practices still prevalent in Russia?
Chernyi piar : dirty campaigning and the workings of Russian democracy
Kompromat : the use of compromising information in informal politics
Krugovaia poruka : sustaining the ties of joint responsibility
Tenevoi barter : shadow barter, barter chains, and nonmonetary markets
Dvoinaia bukhgalteriia : double accountancy and financial scheming
Post-Soviet tolkachi : alternative enforcement and the use of law.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-261) and index.
ISBN:
0801443466 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801473527 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780801443466
9780801473524
OCLC:
70668731