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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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21-30 of 58 results in Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series
  1. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Postcommunist Film - Russia, Eastern Europe and World Culture

    Moving Images of Postcommunism

    Edited by Lars Kristensen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    A post-communist condition has arisen from the fall of the Berlin Wall and later the Soviet Empire: this book looks at how this condition has manifested itself globally in the production of post-communist film. It argues post-communism is a shared experience on a geopolitical level, unlimited by...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Russian Multinationals

    From Regional Supremacy to Global Lead

    By Andrei Panibratov

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Russian multinationals are playing an increasingly important role in the world economy, particularly in some key sectors such as oil, gas and metallurgy. At the same time, Russian multinationals differ in many respects from multinationals from other countries in that they often receive special...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Business Leaders and New Varieties of Capitalism in Post-Communist Europe

    Edited by Katharina Bluhm, Bernd Martens, Vera Trappmann

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Business leaders exert extraordinary influence on institution building in market economies but they think and act within institutional settings. This book combines both an elite approach with a varieties-of-capitalism approach. Comparing Poland, Hungary and East and West Germany, we perceive the...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Russia and Europe

    Building Bridges, Digging Trenches

    Edited by Kjell Engelbrekt, Bertil Nygren

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Russian-European political relations have always been problematic and one of the main reasons for this is the different perspectives on even the very basic notions and concepts of political life. With a worldwide recession, the problems as well as the opportunities in Russian-European relations are...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Adapting to Russia's New Labour Market

    Gender and Employment Behaviour

    Edited by Sarah Ashwin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Economic reform in post-Soviet Russia created not only a devastating decline in living standards, but also widespread insecurity and uncertainty. This book is the first to analyse the situation from a gendered perspective, shedding new light on the way in which Russians are coping with the...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Rural Inequality in Divided Russia

    By Stephen K Wegren

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book examines economic and political polarisation in post-Soviet Russia, and in particular analyses the development of rural inequality. It discusses how rural inequality has developed in post-Soviet Russia, and how it differs from the Soviet period, and goes on to look at the factors that...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge