Home » Russian Politics: Challenges of Democratization by Zoltan Barany
Russian Politics: Challenges of Democratization Zoltan Barany

Russian Politics: Challenges of Democratization

Zoltan Barany

Published August 27th 2001
ISBN : 9780521805124
Paperback
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

What went wrong in Russia? A group of leading young scholars answer this question through a theoretically informed, in-depth analysis of the Yeltsin era. They challenge explanations that stress the constraints of history and concentrate instead onMoreWhat went wrong in Russia? A group of leading young scholars answer this question through a theoretically informed, in-depth analysis of the Yeltsin era. They challenge explanations that stress the constraints of history and concentrate instead on the importance of elite decisions and political institutions. The authors agree that elite inattention to institution building has been a central problem of Russias postcommunist transition. The weakness of the state and its institutions has contributed to a number of serious problems threatening democratic consolidation.