Russian Politics & Society
By Catherine Danks
Longman (Pearson Education)
450 pages, 6 1/8 x 9 1/4"
$60.00 Paper Original
The author offers a lively, authoritative and contemporary introduction to post-communist
Russia, looking at both the politics and society of one of the world's most
Topics include: Marketization & Democratization. Imperial Russia & Soviet States.
Perestroika. New Thinking in Foreign Policy. The August 1991 Coup. Globalization.
A New Ideology. Conflict Between President and Parliament. Yeltsin Presidency.
Post-Yeltsin Era. Creating the Russian Federation. Putin & Federal Authority.
Russian Justice System. Human Rights. Civil-Military Relations. Corruption.
Putin & Remilitarization. Political Parties. Role of Women. The Mass Media.
Foreign Policy. Economic reform. Russian People-Health, Ecology, Unions, Poverty.
Rise of President Putin. References. Appendices.
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