Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society

Editor: Dr. Andreas Umland

ISSN 1614-3515

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.

Please send your manuscript proposals to andreas.umland@stanfordalumni.org.

 

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  1. International Law and the Post-Soviet Space I

    Thomas D. Grant

    International Law and the Post-Soviet Space I

    Essays on Chechnya and the Baltic States
    €45.90
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    452 Pages
    The 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...
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  2. International Law and the Post-Soviet Space II

    Thomas D. Grant

    International Law and the Post-Soviet Space II

    Essays on Ukraine, Intervention, and Non-Proliferation
    €45.90
    ibidem
    530 Pages
    This 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...
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  3. The Development and Challenges of Russian Corporate Governance I

    Oksana Kim

    The Development and Challenges of Russian Corporate Governance I

    The Roles and Functions of Boards of Directors
    €29.90
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    192 Pages
    Despite 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...
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  4. „Wie kann denn der Sieger ein Verbrecher sein?“

    Anke Giesen

    „Wie kann denn der Sieger ein Verbrecher sein?“

    Eine diskursanalytische Untersuchung der russlandweiten Debatte über Konzept und Verstaatlichungsprozess der Lagergedenkstätte „Perm’-36“ im Ural
    €59.90
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    636 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...
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  5. The February 2015 Assassination of Boris Nemtsov and the Flawed Trial of his Alleged Killers

    John B. Dunlop, Andreas Umland

    The February 2015 Assassination of Boris Nemtsov and the Flawed Trial of his Alleged Killers

    An Exploration of Russia’s “Crime of the 21st Century”
    €34.90
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    208 Pages
    The 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)...
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  6. Ukraine after Maidan

    George Soroka, Tomasz Stepniewski

    Ukraine after Maidan

    Revisiting Domestic and Regional Security
    €34.90
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    224 Pages
    When 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,...
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  7. Russia, the EU, and the Eastern Partnership

    Vasile Rotaru

    Russia, the EU, and the Eastern Partnership

    Building Bridges or Digging Trenches?
    €29.90
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    196 Pages
    Even before the Ukrainian crisis, neither Russia nor the EU were content with their relationship. Despite economic interdependence, strategic partnership, official declarations of belonging culturally...
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  8. Borotbism: A Chapter in the History of the Ukrainian Revolution

    Ivan Maistrenko, Peter Dornan, Chris Ford

    Borotbism: A Chapter in the History of the Ukrainian Revolution

    €39.90
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    406 Pages
    Much 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...
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  9. Russian Studies of International Relations

    Marina M. Lebedeva

    Russian Studies of International Relations

    From the Soviet Past to the Post-Cold-War Present
    €34.90
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    216 Pages
    Recently, 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...
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  10. Higher Education in Post-Communist States

    Gary Hazeldine, A. Salem, David Morgan

    Higher Education in Post-Communist States

    Comparative and Sociological Perspectives
    €34.90
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    276 Pages
    How 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...
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