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1-10 of 97 results in BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Putin as Celebrity and Cultural Icon

    Edited by Helena Goscilo

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

    Though in recent months Putin’s popularity has frayed at the edges, the dearth of comparably powerful and experienced political leaders leaves no doubt that he will continue to be a key political figure. During his tenure as Russia’s President and subsequently as Prime Minister, Putin transcended...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Cinema, State Socialism and Society in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1917-1989

    Re-Visions

    Edited by Sanja Bahun, John Haynes

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

    This book presents a comprehensive re-examination of the cinemas of the Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe during the communist era. It argues that, since the end of communism in these countries, film scholars are able to view these cinemas in a different way, no longer bound by an outlook...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Ideologies of Eastness in Central and Eastern Europe

    By Tomasz Zarycki

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

    This book explores how the countries of Eastern Europe, which were formerly part of the Soviet bloc have, since the end of communist rule, developed a new ideology of their place in the world. Drawing on post-colonial theory and on identity discourses in the writings of local intelligentsia figures...

    Published March 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Television and Presidential Power in Putin’s Russia

    By Tina Burrett

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

    As a new president takes power in Russia, this book provides an analysis of the changing relationship between control of Russian television media and presidential power during the tenure of President Vladimir Putin. It argues that the conflicts within Russia’s political and economic elites, and...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Making and Breaking of Soviet Lithuania

    Memory and Modernity in the Wake of War

    By Violeta Davoliūtė

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

    Appearing on the world stage in 1918, Lithuania suffered numerous invasions, border changes and large scale population displacements.The successive occupations of Stalin in 1940 and Hitler in 1941, mass deportations to the Gulag and the elimination of the Jewish community in the Holocaust gave the...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Disability in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

    History, policy and everyday life

    Edited by Michael Rasell, Elena Iarskaia-Smirnova

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

    There are over thirty million disabled people in Russia and Eastern Europe, yet their voices are rarely heard in scholarly studies of life and well-being in the region. This book brings together new research by internationally recognised local and non-native scholars in a range of countries in...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Baltic States from the Soviet Union to the European Union

    Identity, Discourse and Power in the Post-Communist Transition of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

    By Richard Mole

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

    The Baltic States are unique in being the only member-states of the EU to have fought to regain their sovereignty from the Soviet Union, only then to cede it to Brussels in certain key areas. Similarly, no member-states have had to struggle as hard as Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to preserve their...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge