Politics in Russia and the Successor States

Politics in Russia and the Successor States

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May be used as one of several texts for large Introductory Comparative Politics courses, or as the core textbook for courses in Russia/Soviet Politics. This loosely chronological book traces Russian politics from pre-Bolshevik Revolution times through the demise of the Soviet Union and the formation of the successor states. Kelley takes a comparative approach that will interest students, helping them see themes and make connections across time periods.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 161.8 x 234.2 x 15.7mm | 597.18g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0155007858
  • 9780155007857

Table of contents

Preface. Maps. 1. The Long and Twisted Road to Democracy. 2. The Constitutional Framework. 3. Political Culture. 4. Participation and Public Opinion. 5. Executive Leadership I: From Tsars to General Secretaries. 6. Executive Leadership II: From General Secretaries to Presidents. 7. Political Parties before 1991. 8. Parties and Interest Groups after 1991. 9. The Legislatures: Duma, Supreme Soviet, and Federal Assembly. 10. The Bureaucracy and Economic Policy. 11. Foreign Policy. 12. The Future of Democracy in Russia and the Successor States. Index.
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Preface. Maps. 1. The Long and Twisted Road to Democracy. 2. The Constitutional Framework. 3. Political Culture. 4. Participation and Public Opinion. 5. Executive Leadership I: From Tsars to General Secretaries. 6. Executive Leadership II: From General Secretaries to Presidents. 7. Political Parties before 1991. 8. Parties and Interest Groups after 1991. 9. The Legislatures: Duma, Supreme Soviet, and Federal Assembly. 10. The Bureaucracy and Economic Policy. 11. Foreign Policy. 12. The Future of Democracy in Russia and the Successor States. Index.
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