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Developments in Russian Politics (7TH 09 Edition)by Stephen White
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Developments in Russian Politics 7 brings together specially commissioned essays by leading experts to present a wide-ranging assessment of politics in contemporary Russia, including the election and inauguration of Dmitri Medvedev as president and Vladimir Putin’s appointment as prime minister in the spring of 2008. The contributors provide succinct overviews of Russia’s executive leadership, parliamentary politics, elections, political parties, media and political communication, regional politics, economy, social policy, foreign policy, and defense and security. Clearly and accessibly written, Developments in Russian Politics remains the first-choice introduction to politics in the world’s largest nation.
Contributors. Alfred B. Evans, Henry E. Hale, P. Hanson, Margot Light, N. Manning, J. Mathers, Michael McFaul, Sarah Oates, Thomas F. Remington, C. Ross, Richard Sakwa, Darrell Slider, G. Smith, Stephen White, John P. Willerton
An up-to-date introduction to the politics of one of the world’s biggest countries, setting out the policies leading up to the post-Putin era.
Leading experts provide succinct, up-to-date overviews of various aspects of politics and government in contemporary Russia.
About the Author
Stephen White is Professor of International Politics at the University of Glasgow and Senior Research Associate at the University’s School of Central and Eastern European Studies. He is the author of Russia’s New Politics: The Management of a Postcommunist Society and the chief editor of The Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics.
Henry Hale is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University. He is the author of Why Not Parties in Russia? Democracy, Federalism, and the State.
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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