Interest Representation In Soviet Policymaking: A Case Study Of A West Siberian Energy Coalition, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Interest Representation In Soviet Policymaking

A Case Study Of A West Siberian Energy Coalition, 1st Edition

By Han-ku Chung


214 pages

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Dr. Chung examines a little-known facet of Soviet decisionmaking—pressure-group politics and policy formation. He focuses on the "pro-Siberian" forces involved with the development of energy resources in West Siberia, an area rich in oil and natural gas. Because West Siberia is a remote and relatively unexplored region, controversy arose over the l

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction -- Organizational Setting for Energy Policy-making -- Soviet Energy Strategy -- The Controversy over West Siberian Oil -- Articulation of Pro-West Siberian Demands -- The Soviet Leadership on West Siberian Oil -- The Formation of a Pro-West Siberian Policy Coalition -- Conclusion

About the Author

Han-ku Chung is a visiting scholar at the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

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HISTORY / General