Shadow Separatism: Implications for Democratic Consolidation, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Shadow Separatism

Implications for Democratic Consolidation, 1st Edition

By Matthew Crosston

Routledge

158 pages

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Originally published in 2004. Examining autonomy in the Russian Federation, Matthew Crosston ascertains how the regional use of bilateral autonomy treaties has influenced the long-term stability, legitimacy and efficacy of the state. The study challenges some long-accepted conclusions about democratization and the devolution of power, advancing into new international arenas Riker and Dahl's relatively-ignored theoretical concerns that decentralized federations are ineffective and disintegrative while centralized federations are consolidating. Scholars of Russian politics, democratization, ethnic conflict, comparative intergovernmental relations and development will find this book particularly stimulating.

Table of Contents

Contents: Wading through the Russian democratic quagmire; Gaining advantage: comparing foundations of Russian federalism; The republic of Tatarstan: quietly constructing a 'clan' confederation; Sverdlovsk oblast: protecting the Crown kingdom; Lipetsk oblast: the model no-one knows; Center vs. periphery; Appendices; Bibliography; Index

About the Author

Matthew Crosston is Professor of International Relations and Comparative Politics at Clemson University, USA. He specializes in the problems of democratization, terrorism and corruption and has been invited to speak throughout Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East. He has a PhD from Brown University with additional degrees from the University of London and Colgate University.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL017000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Affairs & Administration