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21-30 of 95 results in BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies
Emergency Powers and States of Emergency
Written by an established scholar in the field, this text examines the nature of emergency powers and their use in the Russian constitution. It explores the use of such powers in Russian history, comparing the Russian situation with those that exist in other countries and discussing the...
Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge
New Contexts for Regional Cooperation
After the collapse of the Soviet Union, there were high hopes of Russia’s "modernisation" and rapid political and economic integration with the EU. But now, given its own policies of national development, Russia appears to have ‘limits to integration’. Today, much European political discourse again...
Published September 17th 2012 by Routledge
Challenging the Global Narrative
The transition of Russia to a 'developed market economy' has been slower, more contradictory and less predictable than expected. This book examines contemporary Russian socio-economic development, and explores the degree to which Russian experiences can be incorporated into current social science...
Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge
Though in recent months Putin’s popularity has frayed at the edges, the dearth of comparably powerful and experienced political leaders leaves no doubt that he will continue to be a key political figure. During his tenure as Russia’s President and subsequently as Prime Minister, Putin transcended...
Published August 15th 2012 by Routledge
Work in the area of biomaterials and stem cell therapy has revealed great potential for many applications, from the treatment of localized defects and diseases to the repair and replacement of whole organs. Researchers have also begun to develop a better understanding of the cellular environment...
Published July 2nd 2012 by CRC Press
A Dilemma for Russia and for the World
This book seeks to "re-think democracy." Over the past years, there has been a tendency in the global policy community and, even more widely, in the world’s media, to focus on democracy as the "gold standard" by which all things political are measured. This book re-examines democracy in Russia and...
Published July 1st 2012 by Routledge
Images, Perceptions, Misperceptions
Bringing together leading scholars from Russia and outside experts on Russia, this book looks at the difference between the image Russia has of itself and the way it is viewed in the West. It discusses the historical, cultural and political foundations that these images are built upon, and goes on...
Published June 26th 2012 by Routledge
Criminal Justice, Politics and the Public Sphere
Following the emancipation of the serfs in 1861, and again during the Gorbachev and Yel’tsin eras, the issue of individual legal rights and freedoms occupied a central place in the reformist drive to modernize criminal justice. While in tsarist Russia the gains of legal scholars and activists in...
Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge
This book, based on extensive original research in previously unexplored sources, including the party archives, provides a great deal of new information on the disintegration of the Soviet communist party, in 1991 and the preceding years. It argues that, contrary to prevailing views, the party was...
Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge
Russia's Power, Oligarchs' Profits and Ukraine's Missing Energy Policy, 1995-2006
Energy has become a major element to Russia's attempts, under Putin, to restore its influence over former Soviet territories and reaffirm itself as the dominant regional power. This book investigates how Russia has manipulated the energy of its neighbours on Russian energy supplies to achieve its...
Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge
The Making and Breaking of Soviet Lithuania: Memory and Modernity in the Wake of War
To Be Published December 23rd 2013
Ideologies of Eastness in Central and Eastern Europe
To Be Published May 8th 2014
Ethnic Relations in Post-Soviet Russia: Russians and Non-Russians in the North Caucasus
To Be Published May 31st 2014
Cinema, State Socialism and Society in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1917-1989: Re-Visions
To Be Published June 14th 2014
Managing Russia's Image in the West
To Be Published July 30th 2014
Dostoevsky and The Idea of Russianness: A New Perspective on Unity and Brotherhood
To Be Published August 14th 2014
The EU's Eastern Neighbourhood: Migration, Borders and Regional Stability
To Be Published August 29th 2014
The 2014 Winter Olympics and the Evolution of Putin's Russia
To Be Published September 29th 2014
New Europe's New Development Aid
To Be Published October 30th 2014
Poland's Troubled Transition, 1989-2008
To Be Published October 31st 2014