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  1. The EU-Russia Borderland

    New Contexts for Regional Cooperation

    Edited by Heikki Eskelinen, Ilkka Liikanen, James W. Scott

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

    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 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Russian Transformations

    Challenging the Global Narrative

    Edited by Leo McCann

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

    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 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Democracy versus Modernization

    A Dilemma for Russia and for the World

    Edited by Vladislav Inozemtsev, Piotr Dutkiewicz

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

    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 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Russian Legal Culture Before and After Communism

    Criminal Justice, Politics and the Public Sphere

    By Frances Nethercott

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

    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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Demise of the Soviet Communist Party

    By Atsushi Ogushi

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

    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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Energy Dependency, Politics and Corruption in the Former Soviet Union

    Russia's Power, Oligarchs' Profits and Ukraine's Missing Energy Policy, 1995-2006

    By Margarita M. Balmaceda

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

    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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Celebrity and Glamour in Contemporary Russia

    Shocking Chic

    Edited by Helena Goscilo, Vlad Strukov

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

    This is the first book to explore the phenomenon of glamour and celebrity in contemporary Russian culture, ranging across media forms, disciplinary boundaries and modes of inquiry, with particular emphasis on the media personality. The book demonstrates how the process of ‘celebrification’ in...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Communism, Nationalism and Ethnicity in Poland, 1944–1950

    By Michael Fleming

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

    This book fills a significant gap in the study of the establishment of communist rule in Poland in the key period of 1944–1950. It shows that nationalism and nationality policy were fundamentally important in the consolidation of communist rule, acting as a crucial nexus through which different...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Democratic Elections in Poland, 1991-2007

    By Frances Millard

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

    This book is a political history of democratic elections in Poland from the first fully competitive parliamentary elections in 1991 to the unexpected, most recent election in 2007. Until now, there has been no equivalent study covering similar developments in this, or any other, post-communist...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Building Big Business in Russia

    The Impact of Informal Corporate Governance Practices

    By Yuko Adachi

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

    This book examines the development of big business in Russia since the onset of market oriented reform in the early 1990s. It explains how privatized post-Soviet enterprises, many of which made little sense as business units, were transformed into functional firms able to operate in the environment...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge