Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 May 2004

306 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719068010

Bookseller Code (06)


Russian politics under Putin

Cameron Ross

Published by Manchester University Press

  • In March 2000 Vladimir Putin was elected President of the Russian Federation, the largest country in the world
  • In the space of just a few years Putin's radical reforms in the areas of domestic and foreign policy have made a major impact on Russian politi
  • Bringing together a team of internationally renowned scholars from Britain, the USA and Russia, Russian politics under Putin provides a critical analysis of Putin's domestic and foreign policies
  • Is Putin an authoritarian or a democrat? Does his presidency signal a break with Russia's past or is he just another autocratic Tsar in modern clothing? These questions are considered in this ground-breaking new book
  • A lively, comprehensive, and highly accessible account of contemporary Russian politics
  • Fifteen chapters covering key areas such as; leadership and regime change, political parties and democratisation, economy and society, regional politics, the war in Chechnya, and Russian foreign policy
  • Indispensible reading for all intermediate, final year and postgraduate students who are taking courses in Russian Politics, Comparative Politics or International Relations

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