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Russian politics and society / Richard Sakwa
Bib ID 2906524
Format BookBook
Author
Sakwa, Richard
 
Description London ; New York : Routledge, 1993 
x, 506 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0415095409
0415095417 (paperback)
Full contents
  • 7. Society and democracy. Social modernisation and marketisation. Social security and welfare. Cultural transformation
  • 8. Foreign and defence policy. The emergence of Russian foreign policy. The foreign policy debate. Russia and the world. Defence and security policy
  • 9. The birth of nations. The Commonwealth of Independent States. Russia and the successor states. The border question. Citizenship, refugees and emigration
  • 10. Democracy in Russia. The challenge of history. Modernisation and political development. Democracy and Russia
  • Appendix 1 Chronology
  • Appendix 2 Administrative divisions of the Russian Federation
  • Appendix 3 Election results since 1989.
 
Partial contents
  • 1. The end of communism in Russia. The failure of perestroika. The August coup and the end of communism in Russia. The disintegration of the USSR. Politics in post-communist Russia
  • 2. Rebirth of the Russian state. The rebirth of Russia. The presidency. Parliament and politics. The government and policies. The struggle over the constitution. Rebuilding the legal system
  • 3. Nations and states after communism. Nationalism in the democratic revolution. The Russian nation and nationalism. The nations of Russia. The new Russian federalism
  • 4. Development of multi-party politics. The end of the CPSU. Party formation. Bloc politics and interest groups. Politics and the party system. Personalities and politics
  • 5. Local government and regional politics. Local government and politics. The regions of Russia
  • 6. Rebuilding the economy. The Soviet ecology and its reform. The road to the market. Economic reform in Russia. Evaluation of Russian economic reform.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [464]-481) and index.

Subjects Post-communism -- Russia (Federation)  |  Post-communism -- Former Soviet republics.  |  Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-  |  Former Soviet republics -- Politics and government.

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