Nationalist mobilization and the collapse of the Soviet State (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Nationalist mobilization and the collapse of the Soviet State

Author: Mark R Beissinger
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge studies in comparative politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines the process of the disintegration of the Soviet state. The author uses data and case studies from across the USSR to elicit the shifting relationship between existing structural conditions and institutional constraints.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark R Beissinger
ISBN: 0521806704 9780521806701 052100148X 9780521001489
OCLC Number: 46353444
Description: xv, 503 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. From the Impossible to the Inevitable --
2. The Tide of Nationalism and the Mobilizational Cycle --
3. Structuring Nationalism --
4. "Thickened" History and the Mobilization of Identity --
5. Tides and the Failure of Nationalist Mobilization --
6. Violence and Tides of Nationalism --
7. The Transcendence of Regimes of Repression --
8. Russian Mobilization and the Accumulating "Inevitability" of Soviet Collapse --
9. Conclusion: Nationhood and Event --
App. I. Procedures for Applying Event Analysis to the Study of Soviet Protest in the Glasnost Era --
App. II. Sources for the Compilation of Event Data in a Revolutionary Context.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in comparative politics.
Responsibility: Mark R. Beissinger.
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This 2002 study examines the process by which the seemingly impossible in 1987 - the disintegration of the Soviet state - became the seemingly inevitable by 1991, providing an original interpretation  Read more...

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'... a very serious analytical work, which, no doubt, will attract the attention of many political scientists, especially those studying political processes in Russia and in the post-Soviet area ... Read more...

 
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