Post-Soviet Authoritarianism and the Spectre of Velvet Revolution
This book examines the 'preventive counter-revolution,' a programme of reforms and repression that transformed the face of Russian politics during Vladimir Putin's second term as president. Kremlin propagandists hailed this programme as a defence of national sovereignty against Western attempts to...
Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge
Dissidents, Democratisation and Radical Nationalism in Russia
During the 1970s, dissidents like Sakharov and Solzhenitsyn dominated Western perceptions of the USSR, but were then quickly forgotten, as Gorbachev's reformers monopolised the spotlight. This book restores the dissidents to their rightful place in Russian history. Using a vast array of samizdat...
Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge
Researcher and Practitioner Perspectives
Those responsible for professional development in public and private-sector organizations have long had to deal with an uncomfortable reality. Billions of dollars are spent on formal education and training directed toward the development of job incumbents, yet the recipients of this training spend...
Published January 31st 1999 by Psychology Press