Russian Politics and Presidential Power: Transformational Leadership from Gorbachev to Putin - Kelley, Donald R.
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This is an in-depth look at the Russian presidency as a case study of institution-building in a setting in which a strong executive faces the dual tasks of creating political, economic and social stability while simultaneously institutionalizing democratic rule.

Produktbeschreibung
This is an in-depth look at the Russian presidency as a case study of institution-building in a setting in which a strong executive faces the dual tasks of creating political, economic and social stability while simultaneously institutionalizing democratic rule.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: SAGE Publications Inc
  • Seitenzahl: 312
  • Erscheinungstermin: 25. Oktober 2016
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 226mm x 152mm x 13mm
  • Gewicht: 378g
  • ISBN-13: 9780872894044
  • ISBN-10: 0872894045
  • Artikelnr.: 36360704
Inhaltsangabe
Chapter 1: Executive Power in Russian Politics
Authoritarian Modernizers: The Prototype
Characteristics of Authoritarian Modernizers
What Can We Learn From Past "Executives?"
Earlier Authoritarian Modernizers
The Brezhnev Era - The Long Calm before the Storm
The Uncertain Interregnum: Andropov and Chernenko
Chapter 2: The Gorbachev Presidency
The Starting Point: What Gorbachev Intended
Gorbachev's Rise to Power
From General Secretary to President
The Reform Agenda: Politics and Policy
Glasnost
The Economy: Perestroika
Judicial Reform
Foreign Policy
Political Reform: Democratization
Democratization of the Communist Party
The Gorbachev Presidency
The Presidency of the Russian Federation
The Battle of the Presidents
Gorbachev as an Authoritarian Modernizer
Chapter 3: The Yeltsin Presidency, 1991 - 1993
Boris Yeltsin's Path to Moscow
From Outcast to President
The President Becomes a President
A Real President Gets a Real Nation
Personal Rivalries
Economic Reforms as a Political Issue
Yeltsin's Economic Reforms: Phase I - 1991 - 1993
The Reform of the Party - State
National Identity and the Union Treaty
Judicial Reform
The President and the Legislature
Foreign Policy
Yeltsin as an Authoritarian Modernizer
Chapter 4: Yeltsin and Russia Reborn
The Presidency and the Legislature
Judicial Reform
The 1993 Duma Election
The 1995 Duma Elections
The 1996 Presidential Election
The Second Term: From Victory to Resignation
Yeltsin's Economic Reforms: Phase II - 1994 - 1999
Foreign Policy
The First Chechen War
The December, 1999 Duma Elections
Yeltsin's Surprise Resignation
Yeltsin as an Authoritarian Modernizer
Chapter 5: Putin I - 2000 - 2008
The 2000 Presidential Election
Vladimir Putin - From Spy Novels to the Kremlin
The Putin Formula
The Putin Presidency Emerges from Yeltsin's Shadow
Outside The Garden Ring: "Managing" The New Democracy
The Presidency and the Legislature - The 2003 Duma Elections
Judicial Reform
The 2004 Presidential Election
The Rules and the Game Change
The Run-Up to the 2008 Presidential Election
The 2007 Duma Election
Putin's Economic Reforms
Foreign Policy
The Second Chechen War
The 2008 Presidential Election
Putin as an Authoritarian Modernizer
Chapter 6: The "Tandem"
Dmitry Medvedev: Putin's Friend from Leningrad
Governing the Nation in Tandem
Medvedev and Putin in Tandem
Factional Realities
Medvedev and Economic Reform
Medvedev and Political Modernization
Judicial Reform
Foreign Policy
The Russian - Georgian War
Medvedev and the Legislature - The 2011 Duma Elections
The Duma Election and Voting Fraud
The 2012 Presidential Election
Election Results
Chapter 7: Putin II
The "New" Cabinet
Putin II - Old and New Realities
Maintaining the Balance within the Garden Ring
Controlling the Opposition
The Economy: Prosperity and Modernity
Foreign Policy
Crimea and Ukraine
Russian Foreign Policy and the World
The Three Arenas of Russian Politics
Inside the Garden Ring - Factional Politics in Putin II
A Note on the Siloviki
Outside The Garden Ring - Politics in the Rest Of The Russian Federation
The Authoritarian Modernizer Revisited
The Legal System and the Courts
Connecting Those Inside and Outside the Garden Ring
Political Parties
Civil Society
Control of the Media
The Leadership Cult as a Connection
Putin as Authoritarian Modernizer
Chapter 8: The Future(S) Of Russian Politics
The Future Of The Russian Presidency(Ies)
What Will Drive Change?
Changes in the Nature of Factional Politics
Changes in the Nature of Electoral Politics At The National, Regional, And Local Levels
Politics Moves to the Street - A Color Revolution Or "Moscow Spring"
What Is A Color Revolution?
A Russian Color Revolution?