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Russia's Far North: The Contested Energy Frontier

Russia's Far North: The Contested Energy Frontier

1st Edition

Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen, Shinichiro Tabata, Daria Gritsenko, Masanori Goto
March 14, 2018

The Russian Far North is immensely rich in resources, both energy and other resources, and is also one of the least developed regions of Russia. This book presents a comprehensive overview of the region. It examines resource issues and the related environmental problems, considers the Arctic and...

Understanding Energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe: Russia, Transition and National Interest

Understanding Energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe: Russia, Transition and National Interest

1st Edition

Wojciech Ostrowski, Eamonn Butler
March 08, 2018

The purpose of this book is to move beyond the approach which views energy as a purely geopolitical tool of the Russian state and assumes a 'one size fits all' approach to energy security in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). It argues that in order to fully understand Russian involvement in...

The Telengits of Southern Siberia: Landscape, Religion and Knowledge in Motion

The Telengits of Southern Siberia: Landscape, Religion and Knowledge in Motion

1st Edition

Agnieszka Halemba
February 06, 2018

In a new and engaging study, Halemba explores the religion and world outlook of the Telengits of Altai. The book provides an account of the Altai, its peoples, clans and political structures, focusing particularly on on the Telengits, whilst also considering the different elements of religious...

Russia's Regional Identities: The Power of the Provinces

Russia's Regional Identities: The Power of the Provinces

1st Edition

Edith W. Clowes, Gisela Erbslöh, Ani Kokobobo
January 23, 2018

Contemporary Russia is often viewed as a centralised regime based in Moscow, with dependent provinces, made subservient by Putin’s policies limiting regional autonomy. This book, however, demonstrates that beyond this largely political view, by looking at Russia’s regions more in cultural and...

Chinese Migrants in Russia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe

Chinese Migrants in Russia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe

1st Edition

Felix B. Chang, Sunnie T. Rucker-Chang
January 22, 2018

Much of the former Soviet bloc has become a destination for new Chinese migrants. Throughout Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Chinese migrants are engaged in entrepreneurial activities, primarily as petty merchants of consumer goods in unsteady economies. This book situates these migrants...

Democracy, Civic Culture and Small Business in Russia's Regions: Social Processes in Comparative Historical Perspective

Democracy, Civic Culture and Small Business in Russia's Regions: Social Processes in Comparative Historical Perspective

1st Edition

Molly O'Neal
January 12, 2018

This book adopts a novel analytical approach to understanding how Russia's stalled democratisation is related to the incomplete liberalisation of the economy. Based on extensive original comparative study of Russia’s regions, the book explores the precise channels of interaction that create the...

National Minorities in Putin's Russia: Diversity and Assimilation

National Minorities in Putin's Russia: Diversity and Assimilation

1st Edition

Federica Prina
January 12, 2018

Using a human rights approach, the book analyses the dynamics in the application of minority policies for the preservation of cultural and linguistic diversity in Russia. Despite Russia’s legacy of ethno-cultural and linguistic pluralism, the book argues that the Putin leadership’s overwhelming...

The Social History of Post-Communist Russia

The Social History of Post-Communist Russia

1st Edition

Piotr Dutkiewicz, Sakwa Richard, Kulikov Vladimir
January 12, 2018

This book tells the untold story of how ordinary Russian people experienced and coped with Russia’s transformations after the end of communism. Unlike most studies of the subject which focus on high politics, developments in the elite and events at the centre, this book, which includes findings...

Corporate Strategy in Post-Communist Russia

Corporate Strategy in Post-Communist Russia

1st Edition

Mikhail Glazunov
January 12, 2018

Russian businesses in the post-Soviet period have been noted for their unusual, sometimes allegedly corrupt, business practices, and for their role in the enrichment of oligarchs. This book, which includes a wide range of case study examples, and which draws on the author’s first-hand experience of...

Poland's EU Accession

Poland's EU Accession

1st Edition

Sergiusz Trzeciak
January 12, 2018

This book examines the process of Poland’s accession negotiations to the European Union between 1998-2003. An empirical study based on Robert Putnam’s two-level game model, it charts the influence and role of key domestic actors and groups on the negotiations especially in three critical,...

Boundaries of Utopia - Imagining Communism from Plato to Stalin

Boundaries of Utopia - Imagining Communism from Plato to Stalin

1st Edition

Erik van Ree
January 03, 2018

The idea that socialism could be established in a single country was adopted as an official doctrine by the Soviet Union in 1925, Stalin and Bukharin being the main formulators of the policy. Before this there had been much debate as to whether the only way to secure socialism would be as a result...

Democracy in Poland: Representation, participation, competition and accountability since 1989

Democracy in Poland: Representation, participation, competition and accountability since 1989

1st Edition

Anna Gwiazda
December 21, 2017

This book assesses the quality of democracy in Poland from the collapse of communism in 1989 up to the 2011 parliamentary election. It presents an in-depth, empirically grounded study comparing two decades of democratic politics. Drawing on democratic theory and comparative politics, the book puts...

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