Taking as its starting point the elections of 2000 and 2004, Developments in Russian Politics 6 brings together all new, specially commissioned essays by leading experts to provide a wide-ranging assessment of Russian politics under Vladimir Putin. The contributors provide succinct overviews of aspects of contemporary Russia’s political landscape, including presidential power, parliamentary politics, elections and voters, political parties, federalism, regional politics, the media, the economy, and social and foreign policy. Clearly and accessibly written, Developments in Russian Politics remains the first-choice text for students and anyone seeking a reliable and current introduction to the politics of the world’s largest state.
Contributors. Alfred B. Evans, Zvi Gitelman, Gordon Hahn, Margot Light, Michael McFaul, Sarah Oates, Thomas F. Remington, Peter Rutland, Richard Sakwa, Robert Sharlet, Darrell Slider, Judy Twigg, Stephen White, John P. Willerton
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Praise for "Developments in Russian Politics 5":
"[Like] its predecessors, [this volume] provides a clear and up-to-date overview of the politics of Russia. . . . The chapters in this book manage to convey the complexity and uncertainty of the current situation in Russia."--Mike Bowker, "Democratization"
"This interesting collection of essays is the latest in a continuing effort by the editors to provide up-to-date, book-length analyses of the Russian political scene. . . . [A] work of overall high quality. All chapters provide sound basic information for the reader."--Donald Barry, "The Russian Review"
"The fifteen chapters in this collection provide reliable analysis of key events and institutions in Russian politics over the past decade. . . . Now in its fifth edition, the book is a tried and tested student-friendly volume, and its comprehensive coverage makes it useful as a reference work."--P. Rutland, "Choice"About the Author:
Stephen White is Professor of International Politics at the University of Glasgow. He is the author of Russia’s New Politics: The Management of a Postcommunist Society. He is the chief editor of The Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics.
Zvi Gitelman is Professor of Political Science and Preston Tisch Professor of Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan. He is the editor of The Emergence of Modern Jewish Politics: Bundism and Zionism in Eastern Europe.
Richard Sakwa is Professor of Russian and European Politics at the University of Kent. He is the author of Putin: Russia’s Choice.
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