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Russian Government and Politics (2nd Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 360
Series:

Comparative Government and Politics

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Hardcover - 9781137269591

02 April 2013

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A fully updated second edition of this innovative text that takes full account of the consequences of Putin's controversial return to the presidency in 2012. Clear factual coverage is enhanced by a range of learning aids...

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A fully updated second edition of this innovative text that takes full account of the consequences of Putin's controversial return to the presidency in 2012. Clear factual coverage is enhanced by a range of learning aids that encourage students to develop critical thinking about key issues and theories.

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  • The book is supported by a fully featured companion site which contains additional student and lecturer resources 
  • A lively and accessible introduction which encourages readers to critically analyse Russian government and politics 
  • Fully updated to cover the latest developments, including Putin's return to the presidency

PART I. RUSSIA: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE
Studying Russian Government and Politics
The Roots: Russia and the Soviet Union
The Soviet Transformation, 1985-1991
PART II: INSTITUTIONS AND ELECTIONS
The Executive Branch
The Legislative Branch
The Judicial Branch and Justice Administration
PART III: POLITICAL BEHAVIOR, PARTICIPATION, AND COMMUNICATION
Political Parties
Presidential and Parliamentary Elections
Political Communications and Mobilization
PART IV: RUSSIAN POLICIES
Economic and Business Policies
Social Policies: Health, Education, and Housing
Foreign Policy
Defense and Security Policies
Summary and Conclusion.

The companion website has a wealth of free resources designed to help develop critical thinking about key issues and theories. Resources include:
  • Glossary of key terms
  • Key maps 
  • Facebook page with up-to-date coverage of major events
  • + more!
Visit the site: https://www.macmillanihe.com/companion/Shiraev-Russian-Government-And-Politics/
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Eric Shiraev is a Professor and Senior Research Associate with George Mason University, USA, and Research Associate with the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies of George Washington University, USA. He has published widely in the fields of international relations, Russian studies and political psychology.

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Eric Shiraev is a Professor and Senior Research Associate with George Mason University, USA, and Research Associate with the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies of George Washington University, USA. He has published widely in the fields of international relations, Russian studies and political psychology.

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