Russia: Re-Emerging Great Power by R. KanetRussia: Re-Emerging Great Power by R. Kanet

Russia: Re-Emerging Great Power

EditorR. Kanet

Hardcover | June 28, 2007

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In responding to the question as to whether Russia has re-emerged as a great power, the authors trace the major lines of foreign and security policy under Vladimir Putin. The authors argue that Putin and his advisors are committed to re-establishing Russia as a great power and that the existence of nuclear weapons and the revival of the Russian economy have provided the foundations for an expanded Russian role in global affairs.
ROGER E. KANET is Professor of International Studies at the University of Miami, USA. Prior to that he was a member of the faculty of the Department of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has edited more than twenty scholarly books on the Soviet Union/Russia and authored 200+ on Soviet/Russian and E...
Title:Russia: Re-Emerging Great PowerFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:June 28, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230543049

ISBN - 13:9780230543041


Table of Contents

Introduction: The Consolidation of Russia's Role in World Affairs--R.E.Kanet * PART I: RUSSIAN STRATEGY UNDER PUTIN * Russia's Great Power Ambitions and Policy under Putin--I.Oldberg * Forming a New Security Identity under Vladimir Putin--N.Lomagin * Choices for Russia: Preserving Inherited Geopolitics through Emergent Global and European Realities--V.Rukavishnikov * PART II: RUSSIA, THE CIS AND THE WORLD BEYOND * Russia's Transnistria Policy: Means, Ends and Great Power Trajectories--G.P.Herd * Putin's Attempts to Subjugate Georgia: From Sabre-Rattling to the Power of the Purse--B.Nygren * Governance and Diplomacy as Attributes of a Great Power: Russia and the Three Enclaves Kaliningrad, Nagorno-Karabakh and Nakhchivan--S.Nies * Russia and China in the New Central Asia: The Security Agenda--J.Berryman * The U.S. Challenge to Russian Influence in Central Asia and the Caucasus--R.E.Kanet & L.Homarac * Russia, Iran and the Nuclear Question: The Putin Record--R.O.Freedman * Conclusion: Russia as a Re-emerging Great Power--R.E.Kanet