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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Developments in Russian Politics 7

Edition 7th Edition
ISBN 9781137014108
Publication Date November 2009
Formats Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave

Developments in Russian Politics 7 brings together a tightly-edited set of specially-commissioned chapters to provide a broad-ranging assessment of the Putin legacy and of continuities and change under Medvedev. Clearly and accessibly written, it will remain the introduction of choice to politics in the world's largest state.

STEPHEN WHITE is James Bryce Professor of Politics and a Senior Research Associate of the School of Slavonic, Central and East European Studies, University of Glasgow, UK. He also holds visiting appointments at the Institute of Applied Politics in Moscow and the John Hopkins University Bologna Center.

RICHARD SAKWA is Professor of Russian and European Politics, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK and an Associate Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House. 

HENRY E. HALE is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University, USA.   

Politics in Russia; R.Sakwa
Executive Leadership; J.P.Willerton
Parliamentary Politics in Russia; T.F.Remington
Elections and Voters; M.McFaul
Russia's Political Parties and Their Substitutes; H.Hale
Russian Society and the State; A.Evans
The Media and Political Communication; S.Oates & G.McCormack 
Legal Reform and the Dilemma of Rule of Law; G.B.Smith
Reforming the Federation; C.Ross
Politics in the Regions; D.Slider
Managing the Economy; P.Hanson
Social Policy; N.Manning 
Russian Foreign Policy; M.Light 
The Military, Security and Politics; J.Mathers
Classifying Russia's Politics; S.White


Superbly researched and exceedingly well written... this is a very timely and useful collection suitable for beginners and advanced scholars... a must-have for all those interested in modern Russia; overall an excellent book.' - Diana Digol, Europe-Asia Studies
Reviews of previous editions:
'[Like] its predecessors, provides a clear and up-to-date overview of the politics of Russia... This is a very fine collection... The chaptersin this book manage to convey the complexity and uncertainty of the current situation in Russia, but in a reasonably illuminating way.'- Mike Bowker, Democratization
'[A]dmirably accessible... a must-have for all those interested in contemporary Russia... Each of the book's...chapters provides a treasure trove of current data.'- John Murray, Political Studies
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