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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Promoting Democracy and Human Rights in Russia

    By Sinikukka Saari

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

    European regional organisations have spent significant amount of time, energy and money in supporting Russia's transition towards the western liberal-democratic model since the end of the cold war. This book explores the role the Council of Europe, European Union and Organisation for Security and...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Post-Soviet Russian Media

    Conflicting Signals

    Edited by Birgit Beumers, Stephen Hutchings, Natalia Rulyova

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

    This book explores developments in the Russian mass media since the collapse of the USSR in 1991. Complementing and building upon its companion volume, Television and Culture in Putin's Russia: Remote Control, it traces the tensions resulting from the effective return to state-control under Putin...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Germans of the Soviet Union

    By Irina Mukhina

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

    The Germans were a very substantial minority in Russia, and many leading figures, including the Empress Catherine the Great, were German. Using rarely seen archival information, this book provides an account of the experiences of the Germans living in the Soviet Union from the early post-revolution...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Critical Theory in Russia and the West

    Edited by Alastair Renfrew, Galin Tihanov

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

    The traditional view that the rise of Western theoretical thought in the 1960s and 1970s could be traced back to the Soviet 1920s, once accepted in Russia and the West alike because it directly associated the academic prestige of contemporary Western theory with the intellectual climate of...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge