More New and Used
from Private Sellers
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
Starting at $12.28
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 4/29/2011.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
A fresh, authoritative interpretation of Russian politics by a leading authority, this textbook focuses on political developments in the world's largest country under Putin and Medvedev. Using Russian language sources, it covers economic, social and foreign policy, and the 'system' of politics that has developed in recent years. Opposing arguments are presented and students are encouraged to reach their own judgements on key events and issues such as privatisation and corruption. This textbook tackles timely topics such as gender and inequality issues; organised religion; krizis; and Russia's place in the international community. It uses numerous examples to place this powerful and richly-endowed country in context, with a focus on the place of ordinary people which shows how policy is translated to Russians' everyday lives.
Table of Contents
|List of figures||p. vii|
|List of tables||p. ix|
|Map: administrative units under the 1993 Constitution||p. xiv|
|From communist to postcommunist rule||p. 1|
|Voters, parties and parliament||p. 27|
|Presidential government||p. 71|
|From plan to market||p. 115|
|A divided society||p. 163|
|Changing times, changing values||p. 219|
|Russia and the wider world||p. 263|
|What kind of system?||p. 321|
|Note on surveys||p. 457|
|Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.|