European Studies

Russia in the New Century: Stability Or Disorder?

Victoria Bonnell; George Breslauer

First Edition • November 1, 2000 • 392 pages

Print: $52.00 USD/$48.99 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$39.99 CAD

What has happened to Russia since the collapse of communism in 1991 and where is the country going in the new century? Russia has escaped widespread social disorder or political collapse, but few observers would argue that the situation has stabilized. Seventeen distinguished scholars from the United States, Russia, and…

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Courts and Transition in Russia: The Challenge of Judicial Reform

Peter H. Solomon, Jr.; Todd Foglesong

First Edition • August 1, 2000 • 240 pages

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It is hardly a revelation to say that in the Soviet Union, law served not as the foundation of government but as an instrument of rule, or that the judiciary in that country was highly dependent upon political authority. Yet, experience shows that effective democracies and market economies alike require…

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Building the Russian State: Institutional Crisis and the Quest for Democratic Governance

Valerie Sperling

First Edition • May 1, 2000 • 264 pages

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Has the Russian state managed to lay the institutional groundwork for long-term stability and democratic governance? In Building the Russian State, Valerie Sperling assembles a group of cutting-edge scholars to critically assess the crises in Russia’s transitional institutions. Part I of the book shows that Russia’s political elites are less…

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Political Construction Sites: Nation Building in Russia and the Post-Soviet States

Pal Kolsto

First Edition • April 7, 2000 • 320 pages

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The dissolution of the Soviet Union has provided scholars with tremendously rich material for the study of comparative nation building. Not since the decolonization of Africa in the 1960s have so many new states been established in one stroke in one region. The post-Soviet states, moreover, have all the necessary…

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Ireland: Historical Echoes, Contemporary Politics

Richard B Finnegan; Edward T. McCarron

First Edition • January 1, 2000 • 472 pages

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In one generation, modern Ireland has experienced rapid political, economic, and social transformation. Every aspect of Irish life and public policy has changed. Ireland: Historical Echoes, Contemporary Politics charts and explains the facets of that change—including the nation’s economic development strategy, the education revolution, Irish language policy, the path of…

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Twentieth Century Russia: Ninth Edition

Donald Treadgold; Herbert J Ellison

Ninth Edition • November 1, 1999 • 544 pages

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Donald Treadgold was one of the most distinguished Russian historians of his generation. His Twentieth Century Russia, a standard text in colleges and universities for several decades, has been regularly revised and expanded to reflect new events and scholarship. The present revision, by Professor Herbert Ellison, contains a major chapter…

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Rebirth: A Political History of Europe Since World War II

Cyril Black; Jonathan E. Helmreich; Robert English; A. James McAdams; Paul C Helmreich

Second Edition • October 1, 1999 • 720 pages

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Rebirth: A History of Europe Since World War II examines the transition of Europe from a period of crisis to an era of political confidence and economic strength. As the title suggests, the pervasive theme of the book is that of rebirth. The most recent decades are set in the…

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Politics and Society in Ukraine

Paul D'Anieri; Robert S. Kravchuk; Taras Kuzio

First Edition • October 1, 1999 • 352 pages

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With the expansion of NATO, Ukraine is frequently described as the linchpin of security in Central Europe. And after Russia, it is the largest and most important of the post-Soviet states. Yet it is a country about which most westerners know very little, subsumed as it was for decades beneath…

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After the Wall: Eastern Germany Since 1989

Patricia J. Smith

First Edition • August 1, 1999 • 368 pages

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Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989, Germany has faced complex challenges. The rapid introduction of political, economic, and social union in 1990 joined East and West in an experiment without precedent, as the former German Democratic Republic adopted the structures of the Federal Republic of Germany.…

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How Ireland Voted 1997

Edited by Michael Marsh; Paul Mitchell

First Edition • July 1, 1999 • 336 pages

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Since the elections of 1987, the Political Studies Association of Ireland has published books on each Irish general election. This latest volume covers the 1997 elections and is the first study to provide an in-depth analysis of both the campaign and the election results.Written in an accessible and nontechnical style,…

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