For a decade Russia has been building a new political order. This collection of essays offers a progress report on this effort, recording the projects for institutional reform, their successes and their many failures. Institutions covered include the presidency, the State Duma, regional government, the judiciary, the "power ministries", the foreign policy and economic policy making establishments.
Author Biography: Neil Robinson is Lecturer in Russian Politics at the University of Essex.
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About the Author
Neil Robinson is Lecturer in Russian Politics at the University of Essex.
Table of ContentsList of Tables List of Figures Notes on the Contributors Introduction: Institutions and Political Change in Russia; N.Robinson The Presidency: The Politics of Institutional Chaos; N.Robinson The Consolidation of Russian Parliamentarism: The State Duma, 1993-1998; P.Chaisty & J.Gleisner Politics, the Rule of Law and the Judiciary; B.Bowring Sub-National Institutions in Contemporary Russia; V.Gel'man Institutions, Economic Interests and the Stalling of Economic Reform; C.Gordon The Power Ministries; E.Bacon Foreign Policy Making and Institutions; P.Shearman & M.Sussex Public Opinion and Political Institutions; M.Wyman State and Society in Post-Communist Russia; R.Sakwa References Index