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Institutions, ideas and leadership in Russian politics / edited by Julie Newton, William Tompson.

Publication:
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan ; Oxford : In association with St. Antony's College, 2010.
Series:
St. Antony's series (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
St. Antony's series
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 250 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-.
Political leadership -- Russia (Federation).
Post-communism -- Russia (Federation).
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"-- Provided by publisher.
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
The presence of absence : ethnicity policy in Russia / Peter Rutland
Political parties under Putin : party-system development and democracy / Kenneth Wilson
The 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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Newton, Julie M., 1961-
Tompson, William J.
ISBN:
9780230551473 (hardback)
0230551475 (hardback)
OCLC:
226357080
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