Political culture and post-communism

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Statementedited by Stephen Whitefield.
SeriesSt. Antony"s series, St. Antony"s series (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
ContributionsBrown, Archie, 1938-, Whitefield, Stephen.
LC ClassificationsJN6699.A15 P6525 2005
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL3425580M
ISBN 101403945209
LC Control Number2005049048

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Political culture and post-communism / Stephen Whitefield --Myths about Russian political culture and the study of Russian history / Alexander Lukin and Pavel Lukin --Partial adaptation and political culture / Richard Sakwa --Culture, context, violence / Charles King --Bringing culture back into political analysis / Mary McAuley --Political.

The book's contributors engage with theoretical debates between political culture and competing 'rational choice' and institutionalist approaches to post-Soviet politics, and provide illustrative empirical studies of civic participation, views of national identity, the Russian criminal justice system and political violence.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Festschrift in honor of Archie E. Brown. Description: xvi, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Preface Political Culture and Post-Communism; ield Myths about Russian Political Culture and the Study of Russian History; and Partial Adaptation and Political Culture; Culture, Context, Violence: Eurasia in.

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Jan Kubik is currently Professor in the Department of Political Science at Rutgers University and Professor of Slavonic and East European Studies at University College London (UCL). He earned his Ph.D. in Anthropology from Columbia University. His interests include democratization and good governance, civil society, political culture, communism and post-communism in Poland as well as in.

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Archibald Haworth Brown, CMG, FBA (born 10 May ), commonly known as Archie Brown, is a British political scientist andhe became an emeritus professor of politics at the University of Oxford and an emeritus fellow of St Antony's College, Oxford, where he served as a professor of politics and director of St Antony's Russian and East European Centre.

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