Eastern European Politics Products

  • Transforming the Transformation?

    The East European Radical Right in the Political Process

    By Michael Minkenberg

    Transforming the transformation? The East European Radical Right in the Political Process examines the significance of radical right parties, along with other organizations, in terms of their involvement in the political process of new democracies. This groundbreaking study highlights firstly the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Federalism and Regional Policy in Contemporary Russia

    By Andrey Starodubtsev

    How do Russian leaders balance the need to decentralize governance in a socially and politically complex country with the need to guarantee political control of the state? Since the early 2000’s Russian federal authorities have arranged a system of political control on regional elites and their…

    Hardback – 2016-12-28 
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • Ethnic Conflict in Asymmetric Federations

    Comparative Experience of the Former Soviet and Yugoslav Regions

    By Gorana Grgic

    In the last years of their existence, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) found themselves facing a similar and very grim state of affairs. After their disintegration, the former Yugoslav republics spiralled into a set of ethnic…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

  • The Populist Radical Right in Central and Eastern Europe

    Ideology, impact, and electoral performance

    By Andrea Pirro

    Often neglected in the study of far right organisations, post-communist Europe recently witnessed the rise and fall of a number of populist radical right parties. The Populist Radical Right in Central and Eastern Europe is the first comparative study to focus on the ideology, impact, and electoral…

    Paperback – 2016-12-19 
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Neighbourhood Perceptions of the Ukraine Crisis

    From the Soviet Union into Eurasia?

    Edited by Gerhard Besier, Katarzyna Stoklosa

    Recent events in Ukraine and Russia and the subsequent incorporation of Crimea into the Russian state, with the support of some circles of inhabitants of the peninsula, have shown that the desire of people to belong to the Western part of Europe should not automatically be assumed. Discussing…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Post-Soviet Politics

  • Non-territorial Autonomy in Divided Societies

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by John Coakley

    Non-territorial autonomy is an unusual method of government based on the notion of the devolution of power to entities within the state which exercise jurisdiction over a population defined by personal features (such as opting for a particular ethnic nationality) rather than by geographical…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • Cultures of Democracy in Serbia and Bulgaria

    How Ideas Shape Publics

    By James Dawson

    At a time when some EU member states are attracting attention for the rise to power of illiberal, anti-democratic political movements, this book’s analytical focus on ideas and identities helps explain why institutional progress is not necessarily reflected in the formation of liberal, democratic…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01 
    Southeast European Studies

  • Europeanization of Environmental Policy in the New Europe

    Beyond Conditionality

    By Mats Braun

    Prior to the European Union (EU) 2004/2007 enlargement there were several predictions that this event would hamper progressive decision-making within the EU on environmental policy. It was believed that the new member states had adopted EU rules as a consequence of the EU's conditionality and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Clausewitz's Timeless Trinity

    A Framework For Modern War

    By Colin M. Fleming

    This is the first book to apply the Clausewitzian Trinity of 'passion, chance, and reason' to the experience of real war. It explores the depth and validity of the concept against the conflicts of former Yugoslavia - wars thought to epitomise a post-Clausewitzian age. In doing so it demonstrates…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • Spheres of Influence in International Relations

    History, Theory and Politics

    By Susanna Hast

    Current events happening around the world, especially the ’humanitarian interventions’ by NATO and the West within the context of the so-called Arab Spring, make the understanding of the role of spheres of influence in international politics absolutely critical. Hast explores the practical…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Misunderstanding Russia

    Russian Foreign Policy and the West

    By Magda Leichtova

    Well argued and balanced, Leichtova provides an alternative and more constructive understanding of what drives Russian foreign policy. The book is based on the concepts of constructivism and orientalism in international relations to analyse the policies of the Russian Federation. This book…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Discourse, Dictators and Democrats

    Russia's Place in a Global Process

    By Richard D. Anderson

    Voting hides a familiar puzzle. Many people take the trouble to vote even though each voter's prospect of deciding the election is nearly nil. Russians vote even when pervasive electoral fraud virtually eliminates even that slim chance. The right to vote has commonly been won by protesters who…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

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