Media, Culture and Society in Putin's Russia

Hardcover | June 15, 2008

byStephen White

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An international collection of papers focused on media, culture and society in postcommunist Russia. Contributors deploy a wealth of primary data in examining the kinds of issues that are central to our understanding of the kind of system that has been established in the worlds largest country after a period of far-reaching change.

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An international collection of papers focused on media, culture and society in postcommunist Russia. Contributors deploy a wealth of primary data in examining the kinds of issues that are central to our understanding of the kind of system that has been established in the worlds largest country after a period of far-reaching change.

STEPHEN WHITE is Professor of International Politics at the University of Glasgow, UK, and a Senior Research Associate of its School of Slavonic and East European Studies. He is the chief editor of the Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics, and author or co-author of more than thirty books including Developments in Cent...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 7.78 × 5.66 × 0.81 inPublished:June 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230524850

ISBN - 13:9780230524859

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Table of Contents

Introduction--S.White
PART 1: CIVIL SOCIETY IN RUSSIA
Civil Society and the Reconstitution of Russian Political Space--I.Liikanen
What Kind of Civil Society in Russia?--D.Schmidt
Russian and Estonian Civil Society Discourses Compared--R.Alapuro
PART 2: MEDIA AND SOCIETY
Journalistic Source Practices in Russian Business Dailies--K.Koikkalainen
Journalists in the Russian Regions--S.Pasti &--J.Pietilinen
Debate in Russia over Ratifying the Kyoto Protocol--M-H.Mandrillon
Political Capitalism and the Russian Media--M.Soldner
PART 3: ECONOMY, CULTURE AND SOCIETY
Russias Asymmetric Capitalism in Comparative Perspective--D.Lane
Killers and Gangsters: The Heroes of Russian Blockbusters of the Putin Era--B.Beumers
Drug Abuse and HIV/AIDS in Russia--J.M.Kramer