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  1. Nuclear Energy Safety and International Cooperation

    Closing the World's Most Dangerous Reactors

    By Spencer Barrett Meredith, III

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

    Twenty-five years after the Chernobyl explosion, disaster struck once more after a tsunami overwhelmed the considerable safety measures at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. However, Fukushima had put in place a solid containment structure to reduce the spread of radiation in the event of...

    Published July 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Standard of Living and Revolutions in Imperial Russia, 1700-1917

    By Boris Mironov

    Edited by Gregory Freeze

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This is the first full-scale anthropometric history of Imperial Russia (1700-1917). It mobilizes an immense volume of archival material to chart the growth, weight, and other anthropometric indicators of the male and female populations in order to chart how the standard of living in Russia changed...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Lenin's Terror

    The Ideological Origins of Early Soviet State Violence

    By James Ryan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book explores the development of Lenin’s thinking on violence throughout his career, from the last years of the Tsarist regime in Russia through to the 1920s and the New Economic Policy, and provides an important assessment of the significance of ideological factors for understanding Soviet...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Economic Sources of Social Order Development in Post-Socialist Eastern Europe

    By Richard Connolly

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Nearly twenty years after the collapse of socialism, the countries of post-socialist Eastern Europe have experienced divergent trajectories of political development. This book looks at why this is the case, based on the assumption that societies, or social orders, can be distinguished by the extent...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The European Union and its Eastern Neighbours

    Towards a More Ambitious Partnership?

    By Elena Korosteleva

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book explores the EU’s relations with its eastern neighbours. Based on extensive original research – including surveys, focus-groups, a study of school essays and in-depth interviews with key people in Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Russia and in Brussels – it assesses why the EU’s initiatives...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Geopolitics and Security in the Arctic

    Regional dynamics in a global world

    Edited by Rolf Tamnes, Kristine Offerdal

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    Written by a group of leading experts on Artic affairs, this book offers a historically informed and comprehensive study of the geopolitics and security challenges of the Arctic. The key aim of the work is to identify the conditions for cooperation, stability and peace in the Arctic and to reach...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Power, Networks and Violent Conflict in Central Asia

    A Comparison of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

    By Idil Tunçer-Kılavuz

    When the five Central Asian republics gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, expectations of violent conflict were widespread. Indeed, the country of Tajikistan suffered a five-year civil war from 1992 to 1997. The factors that the literature on civil wars in general and on the...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Policies for Air Pollution and Climate Change in the New Europe

    By Caterina De Lucia

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The interlinked issues of air pollution and energy policies in an enlarged Europe are currently subjects of major interest in economic, environmental, geography and regional sciences. This interest is understandable given the considerable consequences on human health and on climate change issues at...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Competitiveness of New Europe

    Papers from the Second Lancut Economic Forum

    Edited by Jan Winiecki

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    New Europe is a rhetorical term used by some analysts to describe European post-communist transition success stories. The term implies their recent return to European, or more precisely Western civilization, but suggests - given their (forced) communist detour - that there is no single Pan-European...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Stalin's Economist

    The Economic Contributions of Jenö Varga

    By André Mommen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book analyses the contribution of Eugen (Jeno) Varga (1879-1964) on Marxist-Leninist economic theory as well as the influence he exercised on Stalin’s foreign policy and through the Comintern on the international communist movement. During the Hungarian Councils’ Republic of 1919 Varga was one...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge