Russia in the New Century
Stability or Disorder?
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Russia in the New Century by Victoria E. Bonnell
Book DescriptionWhat has happened to Russia since the collapse of communism in 1991 and where is the country going in the new century? Russia has escaped widespread social disorder or political collapse, but few observers would argue that the situation has stabilized. Seventeen distinguished scholars from the United States, Russia, and Europe analyze the institutions, social forces, and ideas that are transforming Russia and are, in turn, being transformed in Russia today. The first multidisciplinary assessment of the Yeltsin era, Russia in the New Century: Stability or Disorder? focuses on superpresidentialism, the Constitutional Court, the military, the virtual economy, the network society, organized crime, the new entrepreneurs, workers, survival networks, Russian political parties and nationalism, and the crisis in Dagestan. Thirteen essays and the editors' introduction offer new perspectives on Russia's prospects for stability and disorder in the twenty-first century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813390413
(229mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 20-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Victoria E. Bonnell
Iconography of Power, Paperback (September 1999)
A sociological study of Soviet political posters that analyzes the shifts that took place in the images, messages, styles, and functions of political art from 1917 to 1953. It includes posters dating from the final decades of the old regime to the death of Stalin, located by the author in Russian, American, and English libraries and archives.
Beyond the Cultural Turn, Paperback (July 1999)
Nothing has generated more controversy in the social sciences than the turn toward culture, variously known as the linguistic turn, culturalism, or postmodernism. This book examines the impact of the cultural turn on two prominent social science disciplines, history and sociology.
Russian Worker, Paperback (October 1983)» View all books by Victoria E. Bonnell
Presents contemporary accounts of working-class life during the final decades of the Russian Empire that recreate the world of Russian labor during this period of rapid industrialization and social change as well as explore the daily experiences, social relations, and aspirations of factory, artisanal, and sales-clerical workers.
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Author Biography - Victoria E. Bonnell
Victoria Bonnell is professor of sociology and director of the Institute of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies at the University of California,Berkeley. George W. Breslauer is Chancellor's Professor of Political Science, and Dean of the Social Sciences, at the University of California, Berkeley. Victoria Bonnell is professor of sociology and director of the Institute of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies at the University of California,Berkeley. George W. Breslauer is Chancellor's Professor of Political Science, and Dean of the Social Sciences, at the University of California, Berkeley.
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