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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. The Changing Russian University

    From State to Market

    By Tatiana Maximova-Mentzoni

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    When the Soviet Union collapsed universities were freed from state control and left to themselves. This forced universities to be much more market-oriented. This book explores this transformation from the end of the Soviet Union until the present. Based on extensive original research, the book...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Building Democracy and Civil Society East of the Elbe

    Essays in Honour of Edmund Mokrzycki

    By Sven Eliaeson

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book explores the idea of civil society and how it is being implemented in Eastern Europe. The implosion of the Russian empire fifteen years ago and the new wave of democratization opened a new field of inquiry. The wide-ranging debate on the transition became focused on a conceptual battle,...

    Published September 19th 2012 by Routledge

  9. EU-Russian Border Security

    Challenges, (Mis)Perceptions and Responses

    By Serghei Golunov

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    The land border between Russia and the European Union is one of the longest land borders in the world, with very considerable trade flowing across the border in both directions. This book examines the nature of the EU-Russia border, and the issues connected with its management. It describes the...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Extreme Nationalist Threat in Russia

    The Growing Influence of Western Rightist Ideas

    By Thomas Parland

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book examines the nature of the extreme right in contemporary Russia, arguing in particular that, alongside a continuing tradition which emphasizes Russia's orthodox and traditional past, an increasingly important intellectual current is drawing on Western European neo-fascist ideas and...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge