Russian Bureaucracy and the State: Officialdom from Alexander III to Vladimir Putin by D. RowneyRussian Bureaucracy and the State: Officialdom from Alexander III to Vladimir Putin by D. Rowney

Russian Bureaucracy and the State: Officialdom from Alexander III to Vladimir Putin

byD. RowneyEditorE. Huskey

Hardcover | September 23, 2009

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Russian Bureaucracy and the State provides a rich and innovative assessment of Russian bureaucracy from 1881 to the present. From a variety of disciplinary perspectives, the work assesses the organization, personnel, and practices of officialdom across three different Russian regimes - tsarist, Soviet and postcommunist.
DON K. ROWNEY is Professor of History and Senior Research Fellow at Bowling Green State University, USA. A specialist on the history of Russian state administration and European historiography, he is the author ofTransition to Technocracy: The Structural Origins of the Soviet Administrative Stateand co-editor ofRussian Officialdom: The...
Title:Russian Bureaucracy and the State: Officialdom from Alexander III to Vladimir PutinFormat:HardcoverDimensions:346 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.02 inPublished:September 23, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230228844

ISBN - 13:9780230228849

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Russian Officialdom since 1881; D.K.Rowney & E.Huskey PART I: LATE TSARIST OFFICIALDOM The Institutional Structure of Late Tsarist Officialdom: An Introduction; D.K.Rowney Imperial Russian Officialdom during Modernization; D.K.Rowney Identities, Loyalties, and Government Service in Tsarist Ukraine; S.Velychenko Multiethnicity and Estonian Tsarist State Officials in Estland Province: 1881-1914; B.Woodworth The Military Bureaucracy in the Samarkand Oblast' of Russian Turkestan; A.Morrison PART II: SOVIET OFFICIALDOM An Introduction to Soviet Officialdom; E.Huskey & D.K.Rowney The Communist Party and the Weakness of Bureaucratic Norms; G.Gill White Collar Workers in the Second Revolution and Postwar Reconstruction; D.Orlovsky Survival Strategies in the Soviet Bureaucracy: The Case of the Statistics Administration; M.Mespoulet Corruption among Officials and Anti-Corruption Drives in the USSR, 1945-1964; J.Heinzen Soviet Foreign Policy from the 1970s through the Gorbachev Era: The Role of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Communist Party International Department; M-P.Rey PART III: POSTCOMMUNIST OFFICIALDOM An Introduction to Postcommunist Officialdom; E.Huskey Hiring and Promoting Young Civil Servants: Weberian Ideals versus Russian Reality; V.Gimpelson, V.Magun & R.J.Brym The Politics-Administration Nexus in Postcommunist Russia; E.Huskey Delivering State Services to the Population: The Development of State Welfare Agencies in Post-Soviet Russia; C.Lefevre The Fate of Russian Officialdom: Fundamental Reform or Technical Improvements?; A.Barabashev, M.Krasnov, A.Obolonsky & T.Zaitseva Why is it so Difficult to Reform Russian Officialdom?; A.Obolonsky Conclusion; E.Huskey & D.K.Rowney