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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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31-40 of 61 results in Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series
  1. 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 29th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Business in Post-Communist Russia

    Privatisation and the Limits of Transformation

    By Mikhail Glazunov

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    It is a widely held idea that Russia has completed its revolution which brought down the Soviet economy, and that many companies after privatisation work as typical western companies. Another belief is that Russia has adopted a market economy but then reverted to authoritarianism. With these two...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Russia after 2012

    From Putin to Medvedev to Putin – Continuity, Change, or Revolution?

    Edited by J.L. Black, Michael Johns

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book provides an overview of the state of Russia after the 2012 presidential election. It considers a wide range of both domestic and international issues, examining both the run up to and the consequences of the election. It covers political, economic, and social topics. It assesses the...

    Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Fall of the Iron Curtain and the Culture of Europe

    Edited by Peter I. Barta

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    The end of communism in Europe has tended to be discussed mainly in the context of political science and history. This book, in contrast, assesses the cultural consequences for Europe of the disappearance of the Soviet bloc. Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach, the book examines the new...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Russia's Skinheads

    Exploring and Rethinking Subcultural Lives

    By Hilary Pilkington, Al'bina Garifzianova, Elena Omel'chenko

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Russia’s Skinheads: Exploring and Rethinking Subcultural Lives provides a thorough examination of the phenomenon of skinheads, explaining its nature and its significance, and assessing how far Russian skinhead subculture is the ‘lumpen’ end of the extreme nationalist ideological spectrum. There are...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Heritage of Soviet Oriental Studies

    Edited by Michael Kemper, Stephan Conermann

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book examines the Russian/Soviet intellectual tradition of Oriental and Islamic studies, which comprised a rich body of knowledge especially on Central Asia and the Caucasus. The Soviet Oriental tradition was deeply linked to politics – probably even more than other European ‘Orientalisms’. It...

    Published March 5th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Transition to National Armies in the Former Soviet Republics, 1988-2005

    By Jesse Paul Lehrke

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book looks at the militaries of the late-Soviet and post-Soviet republics. Beginning with the end of the Soviet era, it recognises that the successor states did not spring from nowhere, but inherited a legacy that influenced all that followed. The book discusses how politicians control the...

    Published November 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Economic Development in Tatarstan

    Global Markets and a Russian Region

    By Leo McCann

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Based on extensive original research in the Republic of Tatarstan, in the Central Volga region of Russia, this book examines the economic development path followed by Tatarstan since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the Russian financial crash of 1998. It argues that the roles of global...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge