Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society
Editor: Dr. Andreas Umland
Founded in 2004 and refereed since 2007, SPPS makes available, to the academic community and general public, affordable English-, German- and Russian-language scholarly studies of various empirical aspects of the recent history and current affairs of the former Soviet bloc from the late Tsarist period to today. It publishes approximately 15-20 volumes per year, and focuses on issues in transitions to and from democracy such as economic crisis, identity formation, civil society development, and constitutional reform in CEE and the NIS. SPPS also aims to highlight so far understudied themes in East European studies such as right-wing radicalism, religious life, higher education, or human rights protection.
All SPPS volumes are peer-reviewed.
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The Series Editor:
Andreas Umland, M.Phil. (Oxford), Dr.Phil. (FU Berlin), Ph.D. (Cambridge), Research Fellow at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs in Stockholm, Senior Expert at the Ukrainian Institute for the Future in Kyiv, and Associate Professor at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.
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Thomas D. Grant
Essays on Chechnya and the Baltic States€45.90ibidem452 PagesThe region that once comprised the Soviet Union has been the scene of crises with serious implications for international law. Some of these, like the separatist conflict in Chechnya, date to the time of...
Thomas D. Grant
Essays on Ukraine, Intervention, and Non-Proliferation€45.90ibidem530 PagesThis volume deals with legal issues concerning Russia’s annexation of Crimea and intervention in the Donbas, so-called ‘frozen conflicts’ and ‘hybrid warfare,’ the use of courts and tribunals...
The Roles and Functions of Boards of Directors€29.90ibidem192 PagesDespite increasing attention towards Russia’s economy and capital market, corporate governance norms of Russian public firms are rarely analyzed. This project presents and interprets evidence regarding...
Eine diskursanalytische Untersuchung der russlandweiten Debatte über Konzept und Verstaatlichungsprozess der Lagergedenkstätte „Perm’-36“ im Ural€59.90ibidem636 Pages„Perm’-36“ im Ural ist die einzige Gedenkstätte in Russland, die sich auf dem Gebiet eines ehemaligen sowjetischen Straflagers befindet. Nachdem sie im Jahr 2014 von zivilgesellschaftlicher in staatliche...
John B. Dunlop, Andreas Umland
An Exploration of Russia’s “Crime of the 21st Century”€34.90ibidem208 PagesThe book provides a detailed description of “the Russian crime of the twenty-first century” as well as a thorough examination of the eighty sessions of the nine-month-long trial (during 2016-2017)...
George Soroka, Tomasz Stepniewski
Revisiting Domestic and Regional Security€34.90ibidem224 PagesWhen public protests first began in Ukraine at the end of 2013, the failed promise of the Orange Revolution was still fresh in the minds of many Ukrainians. However, unlike in the aftermath of 2004/2005,...
Building Bridges or Digging Trenches?€29.90ibidem196 PagesEven before the Ukrainian crisis, neither Russia nor the EU were content with their relationship. Despite economic interdependence, strategic partnership, official declarations of belonging culturally...
Ivan Maistrenko, Peter Dornan, Chris Ford€39.90ibidem406 PagesMuch has been written on the 1917–1920 revolution in Ukraine, on the national movement, the Makhnovists and the Bolsheviks. Yet there were others with a mass following whose role has faded from history...
Marina M. Lebedeva
From the Soviet Past to the Post-Cold-War Present€34.90ibidem216 PagesRecently, a renewed international interest in Russia as a world political actor has emerged. Against this background, it is useful to better understand how international relations and foreign affairs are...
Gary Hazeldine, A. Salem, David Morgan
Comparative and Sociological Perspectives€34.90ibidem276 PagesHow far have universities in post-Communist states adopted the practices and habits of their branded and consumer-oriented equivalents in the English-speaking world? While not assuming that university...