Gorbachev, Yeltsin, & Putin by Archie Brown
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Gorbachev, Yeltsin, & Putin
By Archie Brown

Gorbachev, Yeltsin, & Putin

Political Leadership in Russia's Transition

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Gorbachev, Yeltsin, & Putin by Archie Brown

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This volume analyzes various aspects of the political leadership during the collapse of the Soviet Union and formation of a new Russia. Comparing the rule of Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, and Vladimir Putin, the book reflects upon their goals, governing style, and sources of influence --as well as factors that influenced their activities and complicated them too. Contents Introduction Archie Brown Transformational Leaders Compared: Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin Archie Brown Evaluating Gorbachev and Yeltsin as Leaders George W. Breslauer From Yeltsin to Putin: The Evolution of Presidential Power Lilia Shevtsova Political Leadership and the Center-Periphery Struggle: Putin's Administrative Reforms Eugene Huskey Conclusion Lilia Shevtsova

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780870031861
ISBN-10: 0870031864
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Pages: 163
Imprint: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Publisher: Brookings Institution
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Archie Brown

Archie Brown is professor of politics at the University of Oxford, UK, and director of the Russian and East European Centre of St. Antony's College, Oxford, UK. Lilia Shevtsova chairs the Russian Domestic Politics and Political Institutions Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center, dividing her time between the Carnegie office in Washington, D.C. and the Carnegie Moscow Center. She is also an associate fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House). She is author of Lonely Power (2010), Russia --Lost in Transition: The Yeltsin and Putin Legacies (2007), Putin's Russia (2004) and Yeltsin's Russia: Myths and Reality (1999), and coeditor with Archie Brown of Gorbachev, Yeltsin, and Putin: Political Leadership in Russia's Transition (2001), all published by Carnegie.

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