The rebirth of politics in Russia / Michael Urban with Vyacheslav Igrunov and Sergei Mitrokhin

Author(s): Urban, Michael E., 1947-
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Subjects: Soviet Union--Politics and government--1985-1991
Russia (Federation)--Politics and government--1991-
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Glasnost
Political participation--Soviet Union
Political culture--Soviet Union
Political participation--Russia (Federation)
Political culture--Russia (Federation)
Post-communism--Russia (Federation)
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997
LC Classification: J, JN
Table of Contents: Preface
Pt. I. The pre-political context 1
1. Politics and communism: figure and ground 3
2. Regime and opposition in the pre-political period 28
Pt. II. Perestroika and the return of political life 53
3. Perestroika: renewal, transition or transformation? 57
4. Glasnost, mass media and the emergence of political society 75
5. The informal movement: politics on the margins of the Soviet order 95
6. National elections and mass politics 119
Pt. III. Politics and revolution 145
7. The politics of opposition 147
8. The 1990 elections and the politics of national liberation 172
9. Parties in movement: the articulation of Russian political society at the close of the Soviet period 201
10. Restoration and revolution 234
Pt. IV. Ground up: politics in post-communist Russia 255
11. Reform, reaction and rebellion: the calamity of the first republic 257
12. Neither democracy nor dictatorship 291
Notes 311
Index 415
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 96043489 (OCoLC)35650688
Additional Authors: Igrunov, V
Mitrokhin, Sergei
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Notes: Invalid LCCN: 96043489
ISBN: 0511002769 (electronic bk.) :$74.95
ISBN: 0521562481
ISBN: 0521566118 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-414) and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2001. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries. This netLibrary eBook does not include the cover image that were part of the original hardcopy book
Physical Description: xiii, 429 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 47010809
ISBN/ISSN: 0511002769
0521562481
0521566118

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