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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Democratization and Gender in Contemporary Russia

    By Suvi Salmenniemi

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

    This book examines civic activism, democratization and gender in contemporary Russian society. It describes the character and central organizing principles of Russian democratic civic life, considering how it has developed since the Soviet period, and analyzing the goals and identities of...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Russian Policy towards China and Japan

    The El'tsin and Putin Periods

    By Natasha Kuhrt

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

    Drawing on the most up-to-date sources, this book provides an in-depth examination of Russia’s relations with China and Japan, the two Asia-Pacific superpowers-in-waiting. For Russia there has always been more than one ‘Asia’: after the collapse of the Soviet Union, there were those in the Russian...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Reinventing Poland

    Economic and Political Transformation and Evolving National Identity

    Edited by Martin Myant, Terry Cox

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

    The end of communism and accession to the European Union have had a huge impact on Poland. This book provides an overall assessment of the post-1989 transformation in Poland. It focuses in particular on four key themes: economic transformation and its outcomes; the heritage of the past...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Emancipation of the Serfs in Russia

    Peace Arbitrators and the Development of Civil Society

    By Roxanne Easley

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

    In the wake of the disastrous Crimean War, the Russian autocracy completely renovated its most basic social, political and economic systems by emancipating some 23 million privately-owned serfs. This had enormous consequences for all aspects of Russian life, and profound effects on the course of...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The New Right in the New Europe

    Czech Transformation and Right-Wing Politics, 1989–2006

    By Seán Hanley

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

    This book considers the emergence of centre right parties in Eastern Europe following the fall of communism, focusing primarily on the case of the Czech Republic. Although the country with the strongest social democratic traditions in Eastern Europe, the Czech Republic also produced the region’s...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Decline of Regionalism in Putin's Russia

    Boundary Issues

    By J. Paul Goode

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

    This book reassesses Putin's attempt to reverse the decentralization of power that characterised centre-regional relations in the 1990s, focusing on regional responses to Putin's federal reforms. It explains the decline of regionalism after 2000 in terms of the dynamics of regional boundaries,...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge