Putin v. the People: The Perilous Politics of a Divided Russia

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Product Details

Price
$34.50
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
Pages
296
Dimensions
5.7 X 8.6 X 1.2 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780300238396

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About the Author

Sam Greene is reader in Russian politics and director of the Russia Institute at King's College London. Graeme Robertson is professor of political science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and director of the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies.

Reviews

"This volume offers a significant contribution to our understanding of Russian politics, and autocracy in general."--James Richter, The Russian Review
"Groundbreaking research presented in a fresh and accessible style - this book, centering on the positive social and emotional responses of the Russian people to their autocratic political leadership, is a thought-provoking challenge to the clichés and stereotypes surrounding Vladimir Putin" - Edward Lucas, author of The New Cold War: Putin's Russia and the Threat to the West
"This egnagingly written book concentrates on ordinary Russians, meticulously tracking their reactions to a complex but fragile regime where opposition is significant if limited, and Putin and his people are surprisingly dependent on each other" - Sir Rodric Braithwaite, author and British Ambassador in Moscow 1988-92

"Challenging many conventional assumptions about contemporary Russian society, this fresh, original analysis offers paradoxically an explanation for why Putin is popular -- but also why his position is fragile." - Michael McFaul, Professor of Political Science at Stanford University and Former US Ambassador to Russia


"A deep dive into the complexities of Russian society, Putin's popularity and the protest movement that rocked the Kremlin." - Arkady Ostrovsky, author of The Invention of Russia