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ISBN-10:
0742524795
ISBN-13:
9780742524798
Pub. Date:
06/03/2004
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
The Politics of Local Government in Russia

The Politics of Local Government in Russia

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Overview

According to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, adopted in 1993, local autonomy is one of the fundamental principles of the constitutional system. The Politics of Local Government in Russia aims to provide a dedicated and comprehensive discussion of the pursuit of local self-government in contemporary Russia where "local" refers to the third tier of government beyond federal and regional governments. Some of the ablest scholars in the field focus on the existing institutional and social climate for municipal and district level government in Russia while placing recent reforms in a comparative and historical perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780742524798
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/03/2004
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 6.48(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

Alfred B. Evans Jr, is professor of political science at California State University, Fresno. Vladimir Gel'man is associate professor, faculty of political sciences and sociology, European University at St. Petersburg.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Part I: Introduction Chapter 2 The Politics of Local Government in Russia: A Framework for Analysis Part 3 Part II: Historical Roots Chapter 4 The Zemstvo Reconsidered Chapter 5 Ministerial Conflict and the Politics of Zemstvo Reform, 1864-1905 Chapter 6 Contemporary Russian Scholars' Changing Views on Local Government in Late Tsarist Russia Part 7 Part III: Local Government and Post-Soviet Politics Chapter 8 Federal Politics Toward Local Government in Russia: The Process of Institution-Building Chapter 9 Institution Building of Local Self-Government in Russia: Between Legal Design and Power Politics Chapter 10 Local Budgets and Intergovernmental Finance in the Russian Federation Part 11 Part IV: Local Government in Russia's Regions Chapter 12 Governors vs. Mayors: The Regional Dimension of Russian Local Government Chapter 13 Regional Politics and Municipal Building: The Reshuffling of Local Chief Administrators in Russia, 1990-1996 Chapter 14 The Moscow Political Regime: The Emergence of a New Urban Political Machine? Chapter 15 Energy Development and Local Government in Western Siberia Part 16 Part V: Conclusion Chapter 17 Toward a New Politics of Local Government in Russia

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