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The International Politics of Eurasia Vol. 7

Political Culture and Civil Society in Russia and the New States of Eurasia

The International Politics of Eurasia( )
Editor: Tismaneanu, Vladimir
Author: Dawisha, Karen
Parrott, Bruce
Series title:International Politics of Eurasia Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 1995
Publisher:M. E. Sharpe Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $138.95
Book Description:

What are the near- and long-term prospects for the establishment of democratic polities in the Soviet successor states? In seeking to answer this question the best indicator would be the healthy development of civil societies of the region, with a growing capacity to assume social responsibility and exact government accountability. The chapters in this volume examine the evolving political cultures of the post-Soviet states.

The contributors include Dominique Arel, Patricia...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / General
Political Science / History & Theory
Political Science / World / Russian & Former Soviet Union
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.9 x 23.52 x 3.429 cm
Book Weight:0.759 Kilograms
Author Biography
Dawisha, Karen (Editor)
Karen Dawisha was born Karen Hurst in Colorado Springs, Colorado on December 2, 1949. She studied Russian politics at the University of Colorado at Boulder and received a doctoral degree at the London School of Economics. She taught at Miami University in Oxford from 2000 until her retirement in September 2016.

She wrote or co-wrote several books including Soviet Foreign Policy Towards Egypt; Eastern Europe, Gorbachev, and Reform: The Great Challenge; and Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia? She died from lung cancer on April 11, 2018 at the age of 68.


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