Elites and Leadership in Russian Politics (Heftet)

Selected Papers from the Fifth World Congress of Central and East European Studies, Warsaw, 1995

Serie: International Council for Central and East European Studies 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 1998
Antall sider: 201
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: International Council for Central and East European Studies
ISBN/EAN: 9781349265756
Omtale: Elites and Leadership in Russian Politics
The fall of the Communist regime in the USSR and Russia's search for a democratic and prosperous market-based future is one of the most compelling episodes of the end of the twentieth century. A central part in this drama is being played by political elites. These essays, written by some of the leading scholars in the field, analyse various aspects of the role being played by elites and leaders in Russian politics. Among the issues dealt with are: the origins of the Russian elites, including the issue of continuity with the Soviet past; the relationship between political and economic elites; the means taken by elites to structure politics and their relations; the dynamic of elite politics, and the nature of post-communism. These essays deal with many of the crucial questions facing Russia today.

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