How Russia Is Not Ruled: Reflections on Russian Political Development

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Januar 2005



This book looks at the role Russia's geography plays in the centralization of state power.


1. Historical patterns of Russian political development; 2. Soviet legacies for post-Soviet Russia; 3. The 1990's in Russia: a new time of troubles?; 4. Russia's 'Neo-patrimonial' political system, 1992-2004; 5. The Russian nineties in comparative perspective; 6. What future for Russia? Liberal economics and illiberal geography.


Allen C. Lynch is the Director of the Center for Russian and East European Studies and Hugh S. & Winifred B. Cumming Memorial Professor of International Affairs at the University of Virginia. He is the author of numerous books, including The Soviet Study of International Relations (Cambridge University Press, 1987), which was the winner of the 1988 Marshall D. Shulman Award of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies and The Cold War is Over-Again (Westview Press, 1992). He is also the author of numerous articles on Russian and Slavic studies.


"...a challenging and thought-provoking read that should be considered alongside more sanguine forecasts about Russia's future." -Neil Robinson, University of Limerick, The Russian Review "This study should set the standard for what is means to take Russia's problems seriously." -Venelin I. Ganev, Miami University of Ohio, Perspectives on Politics "Lynch's use of both historical expertise and methodological skills is impressive. The book constructs a very detailed and complicated picture that draws on a broad and profound interdisciplinary knowledge." -Grazyna Skapska, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, Slavic Review "...elegantly written and carefully crafted book...this book reflects excellent scholarship and deserves a broad readership." -Reneo Lukic, Universite Laval a Quebec, International Journal
EAN: 9780521840606
ISBN: 0521840600
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2005
Seitenanzahl: 276 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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