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  1. Putin's United Russia Party

    By S. P. Roberts

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    From its inception in 2001, the United Russia Party has rapidly developed into a hugely successful, organisationally-complex political party and key component of power. This book provides a much needed analysis on United Russia by exploring the role of the party in the Russian political system,...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of HIV/AIDS in Russia

    By Ulla Pape

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book studies the role of civil society organisations in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Russia. It looks at how Russia’s HIV/AIDS epidemic has developed into a serious social, economic and political problem, and how according to the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Russia is...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Transition to Democracy in Hungary

    Árpád Göncz and the Post-Communist Hungarian Presidency

    By Dae Soon Kim

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Unlike in other countries of Eastern Europe where the opposition to communism came in the form of single mass movements led by charismatic leaders such as Václav Havel and Lech Walesa, in Hungary the opposition was very fragmented, brought together and made effective only by the authoritative,...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Soviet Economic Management Under Khrushchev

    The Sovnarkhoz Reform

    By Nataliya Kibita

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The Sovnarkhoz Reform of 1957 was designed by Khrushchev to improve efficiency in the Soviet economic system by decentralising economic decision making from all-Union branch ministries in Moscow to the governments of the individual republics and regional economic councils. Based on extensive...

    Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Soviet Consumer Culture in the Brezhnev Era

    By Natalya Chernyshova

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    After decades of turmoil and trauma, the Brezhnev era brought stability and an unprecedented rise in living standards to the Soviet Union, enabling ordinary people to enjoy modern consumer goods on an entirely new scale. This book analyses the politics and economics of the state’s efforts to...

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Russia as a Great Power

    Dimensions of Security Under Putin

    Edited by Jakob Hedenskog, Vilhelm Konnander, Bertil Nygren, Ingmar Oldberg, Christer Pursiainen

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    After a period of relative weakness and isolation during most of the 1990s, Russia is again appearing as a major security player in world politics. This book provides a comprehensive assessment of Russia's current security situation, addressing such questions as: What kind of player is Russia in...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Post-Communist Poland – Contested Pasts and Future Identities

    By Ewa Ochman

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book explores the reinterpretations of Poland’s past which have been undertaken by Polish national and local elites since the fall of communism. It focuses on remembrance practices and traces the de-commemorating of communism to examine the ways in which collective remembering and forgetting...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Khrushchev in the Kremlin

    Policy and Government in the Soviet Union, 1953–64

    Edited by Jeremy Smith, Melanie Ilic

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book presents a new picture of the politics, economics and process of government in the Soviet Union under the leadership of Nikita Khrushchev. Based in large part on original research in recently declassified archive collections, the book examines the full complexity of government, including...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Civil Society in Putin's Russia

    By Elena Chebankova

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Unlike other books on civil society in Russia which argue that Russia’s civil society is relatively weak, and that democratisation in Russia went into reverse following Vladimir Putin’s coming to power, this book contends that civil society in Russia is developing in a distinctive way. It shows...

    Published February 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Communist Youth League and the Transformation of the Soviet Union, 1917-1932

    By Matthias Neumann

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The study of Soviet youth has long lagged behind the comprehensive research conducted on Western European youth culture. In an era that saw the emergence of youth movements of all sorts across Europe, the Soviet Komsomol was the first state-sponsored youth organization, in the first communist...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge