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31-40 of 97 results in BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies
  1. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Re-Constructing the Post-Soviet Industrial Region

    The Donbas in Transition

    Edited by Adam Swain

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

    This book examines the political economy of attempts to restructure the Donbass, one of the Soviet Union's most important 'old economy' 'rustbelt' industrial regions. It shows how local interest groups have successfully frustrated the central government's and the World Bank's proposed...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. The European Union and its Eastern Neighbours

    Towards a More Ambitious Partnership?

    By Elena Korosteleva

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

    This book explores the EU’s relations with its eastern neighbours. Based on extensive original research – including surveys, focus-groups, a study of school essays and in-depth interviews with key people in Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Russia and in Brussels – it assesses why the EU’s initiatives...

    Published February 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Making of Modern Lithuania

    By Tomas Balkelis

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

    This book argues that – contrary to contemporary Lithuanian nationalist rhetoric – Lithuanian nationalism was modern and socially constructed in the period from the emergence of the Lithuanian national movement in the late nineteenth century to the birth of an independent state in 1918. The book...

    Published September 25th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Russia and Islam

    State, Society and Radicalism

    Edited by Roland Dannreuther, Luke March

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

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, both the Russian state and Russia's Muslim communities have struggled to find a new modus vivendi in a rapidly changing domestic and international socio-political context. At the same time as Islamic religious belief and practice have flourished, the state...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Collapse of Communist Power in Poland

    Strategic Misperceptions and Unanticipated Outcomes

    By Jacqueline Hayden

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

    Based on extensive original research, including interviews with key participants, this book investigates the sudden and unforeseen collapse of communist power in Poland in 1989. It sets out the sequence of events, and examines the strategies of the various political groupings prior to the partially...

    Published June 29th 2011 by Routledge