Russia as a Network State: What Works in Russia When State Institutions Do Not? by V. KononenkoRussia as a Network State: What Works in Russia When State Institutions Do Not? by V. Kononenko

Russia as a Network State: What Works in Russia When State Institutions Do Not?

byV. KononenkoEditorA. Moshes

Hardcover | April 28, 2011

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Discusses the ambiguous nature of the state in Russia, focusing on elite networks and their role in policy processes. This book examines the paradoxical dualism of state institutions and ruling networks, providing answers as to why some decisions are not implemented, and why the state exists despite the systemic inefficiency of its institutions.
STEPHEN WHITE is Professor of International Politics and Senior Research Associate of the School of Central and East European Studies, University of Glasgow, UK OLGA KRYSHTANOVSKAYA is Director of the Institute for Applied Political Science and the Head of the Department for the Study of Hierarchical Elites, Sociology Institute at the ...
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Title:Russia as a Network State: What Works in Russia When State Institutions Do Not?Format:HardcoverDimensions:190 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.76 inPublished:April 28, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230249647

ISBN - 13:9780230249646

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Table of Contents

Introduction; V.Kononenko The Formation of Russia's Network Directorate; O.Kryshtanovskaya & S.White Can Medvedev Change Sistema? Informal Networks and Public Administration in Russia; A.Ledeneva Crooked Hierarchy and Reshuffled Networks: Reforming Russia's Dysfunctional Military Machine; P.Baev Who's running Russia's regions?; N.Petrov Networks, Cronies and Business Plans: Business-State Relations in Russia; P.Hanson   The Russian Network State as a Great Power; S.Ortmann Conclusions; V.Kononenko