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Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

The aim of this series is to publish original, high-quality work by both new and established scholars on all aspects of Russian and East European Studies.

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11-20 of 58 results in Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series
  1. Regional Development in Central and Eastern Europe

    Development processes and policy challenges

    Edited by Grzegorz Gorzelak, John Bachtler, Maciej Smętkowski

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book provides an up-to-date assessment of the main processes and dilemmas of regional development and regional policy in the newer European Union Member States in Central and Eastern Europe and neighbouring countries. It highlights the difficulties of balancing the demands within the new...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Russian Presidency of Dmitry Medvedev, 2008-2012

    The Next Step Forward or Merely a Time Out?

    By J. L. Black

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    The term "tandem" was used to describe the Putin-Medvedev combination which ruled Russia from 2008 to 2012, when Medvedev was president and Putin prime minister. Many people saw Putin as the real wielder of power, with Medvedev as his puppet. Others, however, saw Medvedev as a visionary, someone...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Lenin's Terror

    The Ideological Origins of Early Soviet State Violence

    By James Ryan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book explores the development of Lenin’s thinking on violence throughout his career, from the last years of the Tsarist regime in Russia through to the 1920s and the New Economic Policy, and provides an important assessment of the significance of ideological factors for understanding Soviet...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Eastern Christianity and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Lucian N. Leustean

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book provides an up-to-date, comprehensive overview of Eastern Christian churches in Europe, the Middle East, America, Africa, Asia and Australia. Written by leading international scholars in the field, it examines both Orthodox and Oriental churches from the end of the Cold War up to the...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Believing in Russia - Religious Policy after Communism

    By Geraldine Fagan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of religious policy in Russia since the end of the communist regime, exposing many of the ambiguities and uncertainties about the position of religion in Russian life. It reveals how religious freedom in Russia has, contrary to the widely held view, a...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Punk in Russia

    Cultural mutation from the “useless” to the “moronic”

    By Ivan Gololobov, Hilary Pilkington, Yngvar B Steinholt

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Punk culture is currently having a revival worldwide and is poised to extend and mutate even more as youth unemployment and youth alienation increase in many countries of the world. In Russia, its power to have an impact and to shock is well illustrated by the state response to activist collective...

    Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Making of Modern Georgia, 1918-2012

    The First Georgian Republic and its Successors

    Edited by Stephen F. Jones

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    When most of Eastern Europe was struggling with dictatorships of one kind or another, the Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-1921) established a constitution, a parliamentary system with national elections, an active opposition, and a free press. Like the Democratic Republic of Georgia in 1918,...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Digital Russia

    The Language, Culture and Politics of New Media Communication

    Edited by Michael Gorham, Ingunn Lunde, Martin Paulsen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Digital Russia provides a comprehensive analysis of the ways in which new media technologies have shaped language and communication in contemporary Russia. It traces the development of the Russian-language internet, explores the evolution of web-based communication practices, showing how they have...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Russia and East Asia

    Informal and Gradual Integration

    Edited by Tsuneo Akaha, Anna Vassilieva

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Russia has generally been neglected in the academic and policy discourse on regional integration in East Asia. This book fills this gap, with particular attention to the role of Pacific Russia in the deepening regional integration in East Asia. It examines the increasingly diverse foreign policy...

    Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Russian Mass Media and Changing Values

    Edited by Arja Rosenholm, Kaarle Nordenstreng, Elena Trubina

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book provides a multi-faceted picture of the many complex processes taking place in the field of contemporary Russian media and popular culture. Russian social and cultural life today is strongly individualised and consumers are offered innumerable alternatives; but at the same time options...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge