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  1. Ethnic Relations in Post-Soviet Russia

    Russians and Non-Russians in the North Caucasus

    By Andrew Foxall

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    While the collapse of communism in Russia was relatively peaceful, ethnic relations have been deteriorating since then. This deterioration poses a threat to the functioning of the Russian state and is a major obstacle to its future development. Analysing ethnic relations in the North Caucasus, this...

    Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Putin's Preventive Counter-Revolution

    Post-Soviet Authoritarianism and the Spectre of Velvet Revolution

    By Robert Horvath

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines the 'preventive counter-revolution,' a programme of reforms and repression that transformed the face of Russian politics during Vladimir Putin's second term as president. Kremlin propagandists hailed this programme as a defence of national sovereignty against Western attempts to...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Small-Town Russia

    Postcommunist Livelihoods and Identities: A Portrait of the Intelligentsia in Achit, Bednodemyanovsk and Zubtsov, 1999-2000

    By Anne White

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines a number of key questions about social change in contemporary Russia - issues such as how people survive when they are not paid for months on end, 'the New Poor', the falling birth rate, why so many Russian men die in middle age, whether regional identities are becoming stronger,...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Dostoevsky and The Idea of Russianness

    A New Perspective on Unity and Brotherhood

    By Sarah Hudspith

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines Dostoevsky's interest in, and engagement with, "Slavophilism" - a Russian mid-nineteenth century movement of conservative nationalist thought. It explores Dostoevsky's views, as expressed in both his non-fiction and fiction, on the religious, spiritual and moral ideas which he...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Russia's Identity in International Relations

    Images, Perceptions, Misperceptions

    Edited by Raymond Taras

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Bringing together leading scholars from Russia and outside experts on Russia, this book looks at the difference between the image Russia has of itself and the way it is viewed in the West. It discusses the historical, cultural and political foundations that these images are built upon, and goes on...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Citizens in the Making in Post-Soviet States

    By Olena Nikolayenko

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The political outlook of young people in the countries of the former Soviet Union is crucial to their countries’ future political development. This is particularly relevant now as the first generation without firsthand experience of communism at first hand is approaching adulthood. Based on...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Socialist Alternative to Bolshevik Russia

    The Socialist Revolutionary Party, 1921-39

    By Elizabeth White

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The Socialist Revolutionary party, which had been the largest and most popular party in Russia in 1917, did not after the October Revolution just disappear into the "dustbin of history", as Trotsky hoped, but – led by its leadership in exile in the 1920s and 1930s – continued to observe and comment...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Capitalist Transformation of State Socialism

    The Making and Breaking of State Socialist Society, and What Followed

    By David Lane

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    David Lane outlines succinctly yet comprehensively the development and transformation of state socialism. While focussing on Russia and the countries of Eastern Europe, he also engages in a discussion of the Chinese path. In response to the changing social structure and external demands, he...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Economic Sources of Social Order Development in Post-Socialist Eastern Europe

    By Richard Connolly

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Nearly twenty years after the collapse of socialism, the countries of post-socialist Eastern Europe have experienced divergent trajectories of political development. This book looks at why this is the case, based on the assumption that societies, or social orders, can be distinguished by the extent...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. The European Union and its Eastern Neighbours

    Towards a More Ambitious Partnership?

    By Elena Korosteleva

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book explores the EU’s relations with its eastern neighbours. Based on extensive original research – including surveys, focus-groups, a study of school essays and in-depth interviews with key people in Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Russia and in Brussels – it assesses why the EU’s initiatives...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge