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Russia’s European Agenda and the Baltic States

Russia’s European Agenda and the Baltic States

1st Edition

Janina Šleivyte
May 20, 2016

Russian foreign policy has become an increasing concern in 21st century, together with Russia’s relations with its former Soviet neighbours - but its relations with the Baltic States are particularly sensitive, given the Baltic membership of NATO and the EU and Russia’s increasingly fractious...

Art and Protest in Putin's Russia

Art and Protest in Putin's Russia

1st Edition

Lena Jonson
May 10, 2016

The Pussy Riot protest, and the subsequent heavy handed treatment of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, but this was not an isolated instance of art being noticeably critical of the regime. As this book, based on extensive original research, shows, there has been gradually emerging over recent...

Religion and Language in Post-Soviet Russia

Religion and Language in Post-Soviet Russia

1st Edition

Brian P. Bennett
March 03, 2016

Church Slavonic, one of the world's historic sacred languages, has experienced a revival in post-Soviet Russia. Blending religious studies and sociolinguistics, this is the first book devoted to Church Slavonic in the contemporary period. It is not a narrow study in linguistics, but uses Slavonic...

Business Leaders and New Varieties of Capitalism in Post-Communist Europe

Business Leaders and New Varieties of Capitalism in Post-Communist Europe

1st Edition

Katharina Bluhm, Bernd Martens, Vera Trappmann
January 21, 2016

Business leaders exert extraordinary influence on institution building in market economies but they think and act within institutional settings. This book combines both an elite approach with a varieties-of-capitalism approach. Comparing Poland, Hungary and East and West Germany, we perceive the...

Rural Inequality in Divided Russia

Rural Inequality in Divided Russia

1st Edition

Stephen K Wegren
December 09, 2015

This book examines economic and political polarisation in post-Soviet Russia, and in particular analyses the development of rural inequality. It discusses how rural inequality has developed in post-Soviet Russia, and how it differs from the Soviet period, and goes on to look at the factors that...

Business in Post-Communist Russia: Privatisation and the Limits of Transformation

Business in Post-Communist Russia: Privatisation and the Limits of Transformation

1st Edition

Mikhail Glazunov
October 12, 2015

It is a widely held idea that Russia has completed its revolution which brought down the Soviet economy, and that many companies after privatisation work as typical western companies. Another belief is that Russia has adopted a market economy but then reverted to authoritarianism. With these two...

The Fall of the Iron Curtain and the Culture of Europe

The Fall of the Iron Curtain and the Culture of Europe

1st Edition

Peter I. Barta
September 04, 2015

The end of communism in Europe has tended to be discussed mainly in the context of political science and history. This book, in contrast, assesses the cultural consequences for Europe of the disappearance of the Soviet bloc. Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach, the book examines the new...

Russia after 2012: From Putin to Medvedev to Putin – Continuity, Change, or Revolution?

Russia after 2012: From Putin to Medvedev to Putin – Continuity, Change, or Revolution?

1st Edition

J.L. Black, Michael Johns
September 04, 2015

This book provides an overview of the state of Russia after the 2012 presidential election. It considers a wide range of both domestic and international issues, examining both the run up to and the consequences of the election. It covers political, economic, and social topics. It assesses the...

Life in Post-Communist Eastern Europe after EU Membership: Happy Ever After?

Life in Post-Communist Eastern Europe after EU Membership: Happy Ever After?

1st Edition

Donnacha Ó Beacháin, Vera Sheridan, Sabina Stan
April 27, 2015

This book examines how membership of the European Union has affected life in the ten former communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe that are now members of the European Union. It attempts to answer some fundamental questions: Was the reward of EU membership worth the sacrifices made? How...

Managing Ethnic Diversity in Russia

Managing Ethnic Diversity in Russia

1st Edition

Oleh Protsyk, Benedikt Harzl
August 15, 2014

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the norms and practices of ethnic diversity management in the Russian Federation in the last twenty years. It examines the evolution of the legal framework, the institutional architecture and the policies intended to address the large number of...

Power and Legitimacy - Challenges from Russia

Power and Legitimacy - Challenges from Russia

1st Edition

Per-Arne Bodin, Stefan Hedlund, Elena Namli
August 15, 2014

This book sheds new light on the continuing debate within political thought as to what constitutes power, and what distinguishes legitimate from illegitimate power. It does so by considering the experience of Russia, a polity where experiences of the legitimacy of power and the collapse of power...

Russian Cultural Anthropology after the Collapse of Communism

Russian Cultural Anthropology after the Collapse of Communism

1st Edition

Albert Baiburin, Catriona Kelly, Nikolai Vakhtin
August 15, 2014

In Soviet times, anthropologists in the Soviet Union were closely involved in the state’s work of nation building. They helped define official nationalities, and gathered material about traditional customs and suitably heroic folklore, whilst at the same time refraining from work on the reality of...

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