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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 53 results in Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series
  1. 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 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Power and Legitimacy - Challenges from Russia

    Edited by Per-Arne Bodin, Stefan Hedlund, Elena Namli

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book sheds new light on the continuing debate within political thought as to what constitutes power, and what distinguishes legitimate from illegitimate power. It does so by considering the experience of Russia, a polity where experiences of the legitimacy of power and the collapse of power...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Russian Cultural Anthropology after the Collapse of Communism

    Edited by Albert Baiburin, Catriona Kelly, Nikolai Vakhtin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    In Soviet times, anthropologists in the Soviet Union were closely involved in the state’s work of nation building. They helped define official nationalities, and gathered material about traditional customs and suitably heroic folklore, whilst at the same time refraining from work on the reality of...

    Published June 18th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Life in Post-Communist Eastern Europe after EU Membership

    Happy Ever After?

    Edited by Donnacha Ó Beacháin, Vera Sheridan, Sabina Stan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book examines how membership of the European Union has affected life in the ten former communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe that are now members of the European Union. It attempts to answer some fundamental questions: Was the reward of EU membership worth the sacrifices made? How...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. A Russian Factory Enters the Market Economy

    By Claudio Morrison

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book charts the experiences of a textile enterprise in Russia during the 1990s, analysing post-Soviet management and managerial practices in order to illuminate the content, nature and direction of industrial restructuring in the Russian privatised sector during the years of economic...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Multilateral Dimension in Russian Foreign Policy

    Edited by Elana Wilson Rowe, Stina Torjesen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book examines the place of multilateralism in Russia’s foreign policy and Russia’s engagement with multilateral institutions. Throughout the post-Soviet period, both Yeltsin and Putin consistently professed a deep attachment to the principles of multilateralism. However, multilateralism as a...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Colour Revolutions in the Former Soviet Republics

    Successes and Failures

    Edited by Donnacha Ó Beacháin, Abel Polese

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    During the first decade of the 21st century, a remarkable phenomenon swept through the former Soviet Union changing the political, social and cultural landscape. Popularly known as the ‘Colour Revolutions’, these non-violent protests overthrew autocratic regimes in three post-soviet republics: the...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Democracy Building and Civil Society in Post-Soviet Armenia

    By Armine Ishkanian

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This volume considers the challenges of democracy building in post-Soviet Armenia, and the role of civil society in that process. It argues that, contrary to the expectations of Western aid donors, who promoted civil society on the assumption that democratization would follow from the...

    Published February 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Religious Factor in Russia's Foreign Policy

    By Alicja Curanović

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book examines how religion interacts with Russian foreign policy, arguing that religion is an important and neglected factor in shaping Russia’s outlook towards international relations. It surveys the importance of religion in Russian social life - past and present - and considers the range of...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Poland's EU Accession

    By Sergiusz Trzeciak

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book examines the process of Poland’s accession negotiations to the European Union between 1998-2003. An empirical study based on Robert Putnam’s two-level game model, it charts the influence and role of key domestic actors and groups on the negotiations especially in three critical,...

    Published October 3rd 2011 by Routledge