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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 54 results in Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Rural Women in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia

    By Liubov Denisova

    Edited by Irina Mukhina

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This is the first full-length history of Russian peasant women in the 20th century in English. Filling a significant gap in the literature on rural studies and gender studies of the twentieth century Russia, it is the first to take the story into the twenty-first century. It offers a comprehensive...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Russian Energy and Security up to 2030

    Edited by Susanne Oxenstierna, Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    The challenges in Russia’s energy sector are changing. On the demand side, Europe is seeking to limit its dependence on Russian oil and gas, with the result that China and other Asian countries are likely to eventually become growing export markets for Russian energy. On the supply side, oil...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Informal Post-Socialist Economy

    Embedded Practices and livelihoods

    Edited by Jeremy Morris, Abel Polese

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    From smugglers to entrepreneurs, blue-collar workers and taxi drivers, this book deals with the multitude of characters engaged in informal economic practices in the former socialist regions. Going beyond a conception of informality as opposed to the formal sector, its authors demonstrate the fluid...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Russian Armed Forces in Transition

    Economic, geopolitical and institutional uncertainties

    Edited by Roger N. McDermott, Bertil Nygren, Carolina Vendil Pallin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Although the role of the military in Russia has changed significantly since Soviet times, it continues to exert great influence on Russian politics, economy and society. This book presents a comprehensive overview of current developments related to Russia’s military sector. It considers recent...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge