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Russian civil society : a critical assessment

Author: Alfred B Evans; Laura A Henry; Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2006.
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Undertakes a systematic analysis of the development of civil society in post-Soviet Russia. This book covers an introduction and two historical chapters, which provide background, followed by  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred B Evans; Laura A Henry; Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom
ISBN: 0765615215 9780765615213 0765615223 9780765615220
OCLC Number: 1004947265
Description: vii, 340 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Laura A. Henry and Lisa Mcintosh Sundstrom --
The history of civil society in Russia --
Civil society in late Imperial Russia / Mary Schaeffer Conroy --
Civil society in the Soviet Union? / Alfred B. Evans, Jr. --
The context of civil society development --
Media, civil society, and the failure of the fourth estate in Russia / Sarah Oates --
Business and civil society in Russia / Peter Rutland --
Organized crime groups : "uncivil society" / Louise Shelley --
The church and civil society in Russia / Edwin Bacon --
Civil society in rural Russia / Stephen K. Wegren --
Vladimir Putin's design for civil society / Alfred B. Evans, Jr. --
Civil society in contemporary Russia : case studies --
Women's organizations : institutionalized interest groups or vulnerable dissidents? / Valerie Sperling --
Soldiers' rights groups in Russia : civil society through Russian and western eyes / Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom --
Russian trade unions : where are they in the former workers' state? / Sue Davis --
Russian environmentalists and civil society / Laura A. Henry --
Disability organizations in the regions / Kate Thomson --
Formal and informal strategies of migrant populations : migrant activity in post-Soviet Russia / Moya Flynn --
Public-private permutations: domestic violence crisis centers in Barnaul / Janet Elise Johnson --
Is civil society stronger in small towns? / Anne White --
Concluding thoughts --
Russian civil society : tensions and trajectories / Lisa Mcintosh Sundstrom and Laura A. Henry. Introduction / Laura A. Henry and Lisa Mcintosh Sundstrom --
The history of civil society in Russia --
Civil society in late Imperial Russia / Mary Schaeffer Conroy --
Civil society in the Soviet Union? / Alfred B. Evans --
The context of civil society development --
Media, civil society, and the failure of the fourth estate in Russia / Sarah Oates --
Business and civil society in Russia / Peter Rutland --
Organized crime groups : "uncivil society" / Louise Shelley --
The church and civil society in Russia / Edwin Bacon --
Civil society in rural Russia / Stephen K. Wegren --
Vladimir Putin's design for civil society / Alfred Evans --
Society in contemporary Russia : case studies --
Women's organizations : institutionalized interest groups or vulnerable dissidents? / Valerie Sperling --
Soldiers' rights groups in Eussia : civil society through Russian and western eyes / Lisa Mcintosh Sundstrom --
Russian trade unions : where are they in the former workers' state? / Sue Davis --
Russian environmentalists and civil society / Laura A. Henry --
Disability organizations in the regions / Kate Thomson --
Formal and informal strategies of migrant populations / Moya Flynn --
Public/ private permutations: domestic violence crisis centers in Barnaul / Janet Elise Johnson --
Is civil society stronger in small towns? / Anne White --
Concluding thoughts --
Russian civil society : tensions and trajectories / Lisa Mcintosh Sundstrom and Laura A. Henry.
Responsibility: editors, Alfred B. Evans, Jr., Laura A. Henry, and Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom.

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