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Local Power and Post-Soviet Politics : Missions in Space - Theodore H. Friedgut

Local Power and Post-Soviet Politics

Missions in Space


Published: 31st October 1994
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An analysis of local legislative and budgetary politics during the late Soviet and post-Soviet period with case studies of electoral behaviour, distribution processes, political contestation, and institutional development.

About the Editors and the Contributorsp. xi
In Memoriam Georgii Vasil'evich Barabashev (1929-1993)p. xiii
Introduction Local Government Under the Old Regimep. 3
Notesp. 10
Local Studiesp. 13
The Politics of City Government: Leningrad/St. Petersburg, 1990-1992p. 15
Notesp. 38
Political Change in Leningrad: The Elections of 1990p. 43
Conclusionsp. 65
Notesp. 69
The Changing Role of the Local Budget in Russian Cities: The Case of Yaroslavlp. 73
Notesp. 93
Notesp. 94
Saratov and Volgograd, 1990-1992: A Tale of Two Russian Provincesp. 129
Conclusionp. 132
Institutions, Elites, and Local Politics in Russia The Case of Omskp. 138
Notesp. 156
Perestroika in the Provinces: The Politics of Transition in Donetskp. 162
Notesp. 182
Systemic Studiesp. 185
Main Currents in the Development of Russian Local Self-Government: The First Post-Soviet Yearp. 187
Local Support for Market Reform: Implications of a Consumption Biasp. 192
Referencesp. 206
Reforming Post-Soviet Russiap. 230
Variables and Scales Used in This Analysisp. 232
Notesp. 234
Notesp. 237
Federalism, Discord, and Accommodation: Intergovernmental Relations in Post-Soviet Russiap. 239
Notesp. 265
Conclusions Common Features of Post-Soviet Local Politicsp. 270
Notesp. 279
Indexp. 281
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ISBN: 9781563244032
ISBN-10: 1563244039
Series: Missions in Space
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 31st October 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.59