Russia's Oil Barons and Metal Magnates - Fortescue, Stephen
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Russia's Oil Barons and Metal Magnates contains a critical analysis of the claims made against oligarchs. In doing so, it presents a detailed analysis of the place of the oligarchs in both the metals sector and in the Russian political economy.

Produktbeschreibung
Russia's Oil Barons and Metal Magnates contains a critical analysis of the claims made against oligarchs. In doing so, it presents a detailed analysis of the place of the oligarchs in both the metals sector and in the Russian political economy.
Autorenporträt
STEPHEN FORTESCUE is Associate Professor in the School of Politics and International Relations, University of New South Wales, Australia. He completed a PhD on Soviet primary party organizations at the Australian National University in 1977. After a number of years working in Soviet-related business he returned to academia, with research appointments at the ANU and the University of Birmingham. His primary research interest then was Soviet science, with monographs being published by Macmillan (1986) and Routledge (1990). Since returning to Australia, to an appointment at the University of New South Wales in 1987, he has worked on the Russian economy, with publications on privatization and industry policy, including Policy-Making for Russian Industry (Macmillan 1997). In recent years, he has specialized in the study of the Russian mining and metals industry.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction Who are the Barons and Magnates? How Did They Get Rich? The Economic Performance of The Barons and Magnates Oligarchy and Political Power Taxation in the Resource Sector The Yukos Affair The Aftermath of Yukos Conclusion
Rezensionen
'Fortescue has produced a scholarly work of the first order, which repays reading not only by those with an interest in political economy but also by those interested in broader problems of political development.' - Richard Sakwa, Europe-Asia Studies Volume 59 Issue 7

'...this is a detailed, intricate and thoroughly referenced work.' - Mark Galeotti, The Slavonic and East European Review

' Anyone wanting a relatively concise version of the background to the case and the course of events to 2006 will find it hard to do better' - William Tompson, Birbeck College, University of London,

'This book is an elegant, clear and concise examination of the most powerful contemporary Russian businessmen - where they came from, what they do and where they are going...The book advances out knowledge of the post-Soviet order and should certainly be read by anyone attempting to understand the 'Putin way' and its origins' - Australian Journal of Political Science