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Politics And Society In Ukraine

1st Edition

By Paul D'anieri, Robert S. Kravchuk, Taras Kuzio

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With the expansion of NATO, Ukraine is frequently described as the ?linchpin? of security in Central Europe. And after Russia, it is the largest and most important of the post-Soviet states. Yet it is a country about which most westerners know very little, subsumed as it was for decades beneath the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union. Ukrainian Pol

Table of Contents

Introduction: The "Quadruple Transition" in Ukrainian Politics and Society, 1 The Demise of the Soviet Union and the Emergence of Independent Ukraine, 2 Nation Building and National Identity, 3 Religion, State, and Society, 4 Ukraine's Weak State, 5 Politics and Civil Society, 6 Economic Crisis and Reform, 7 Foreign Policy: From Isolation to Engagement, 8 Ukrainian Defense Policy and the Transformation of the Armed Forces, 9 Conclusion: Problems and Prospects for Ukraine in the Twenty-First Century

About the Authors

Paul D'anieri, Taras Kuzio, Robert S Kravchuk.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General