The Russian Path

Ideas, Interests, Institutions, Illusions



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The Russian Path
Ideas, Interests, Institutions, Illusions
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The politico-economic reforms launched during the late twentieth century in post-Soviet Russia have led to contradictory and ambiguous results. The new economic environment and mode of governance that emerged have been subjected to serious criticism. What were the causes of these developments? Were they unavoidable for Russia due to specific factors grounded in the country’s previous experiences? Or were they an intended result of actions taken by the leaders of the country during the last few decades? The authors of this book share neither a deterministic approach, which implies that Russia is bound to fail because of the nature of its economic and political evolution, nor a voluntarist approach, which implies that these failures were caused only by the incompetence and/or malicious intentions of its leaders. Instead, this study offers a different framework for the analysis of political and economic developments in present-day Russia. It is based on four ‘i’s—ideas, interests, institutions, and illusions.
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The authors:

Dr. Dmitry Travin is Academic Director of the Center for Modernization Studies and Professor of Economics at the European University at St. Petersburg.

Dr. Vladimir Gel’man is Professor of Political Science at the European University at St. Petersburg and Professor of Russian Politics at the University of Helsinki.

Dr. Otar Marganiya is Dean of the Faculty of Economics of St. Petersburg State University and President of the Center for Modernization Studies at the European University at St. Petersburg.



The author of the foreword:

Dr. Vladimir Ryzhkov is a prominent Russian liberal politician and historian who was a State Duma deputy in 1993–2007.
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Lieferzeit 2-3 Tage / 2-3 days
Autor/-in Dmitry Travin, Vladimir Gel'man, Otar Marganiya, Vladimir Ryzhkov
Herausgeber/-in Andreas Umland
Anzahl der Seiten 238
Sprache Englisch
Erscheinungsdatum 20.10.2020
Gewicht (kg) 0.3120
ISBN-13 9783838214214