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1st Edition

Business Culture in Putin's Russia

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ISBN 9781138603080
September 29, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
216 Pages

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Book Description

This book examines how Russia’s entrepreneurs operate in a business environment beset with risk and uncertainty. The challenges they may encounter include an unreliable judicial system, insecure property rights, arbitrary interference from officials, as well as corruption, harassment, suspicion and violence. Based on extensive original research, including fieldwork within three businesses, this book explores how entrepreneurs survive and some thrive. It focuses on the kind of obstacles they face from day to day, details their motivations, rationale and methods, and describes the actual relationship between ordinary entrepreneurs and the state, providing new insights into business-state relations.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Business Conditions in Putin’s Russia 2. Methodology 3. Case Study: Oleg 4. Case Study: Anna 5. Case Study: Yurii 6. Theoretical Implications: Rethinking Entrepreneurship in Russia’s Political Economy 7. Conclusion

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John Kennedy completed his doctorate at the University of Birmingham