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Published: 29 March 2001

592 Pages | tables and graphs


ISBN: 9780198299998

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Contemporary Russian Politics

A Reader

Edited by Archie Brown

  • A unique Reader which brings together outstanding published work on Russian politics with 15 new articles specially written for this collection
  • Editorial introductions to every section (totalling 25,000 words) provide the student with essential background information, detailing the historical development, contemporary relevance, and current debates for each topic area and each individual chapter
  • The most comprehensive book on Russian politics - covering institutional design, elections, parties, federalism, regional politics, presidency and legislature, economic reform and economic interests, foreign policy, public opinion, the mass media, and prospects for democracy
  • Forty chapters by expert contributors of whom one-third are Russians; each article has been carefully edited to ensure the book is student-focused throughout
  • Analysis of major recent developments, including the Duma election of 1999, the Presidential election of 2000, and the institutional changes launched by President Putin