Russia and Eurasia

Recent Scholarly Publications

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Putin as a State-Builder

December 2005

If Vladimir Putin were to be asked whether he has been performing as an effective state-builder during the almost five years of his presidency, he would surely reply in the affirmative.

Can the Russian Military-Industrial Complex Be Privatized?: Evaluating the Experiment in Employee Ownership at the Saratov Aviation Plant

May 1993

During the most recent Russian-American summit in Vancouver, Canada in April 1993, President Clinton announced a major new initiative to assist Russia's transition to a market economy.

The Sorcerer's Apprentice: Islamist Militancy in South Asia

January 2010

Throughout its history, Pakistan has deliberately used non-state actors as a strategy of asymmetric warfare against stronger adversaries such as India and the Soviet Union.

Power and Purpose: American Policy toward Russia after the Cold War

December 2003

Russia, once seen as America's greatest adversary, is now viewed by the United States as a potential partner.

Breakthrough or Breakdown? The Future of Democracy in Ukraine

December 2003

U.S. Foreign Policy and Chechnya

December 2003

Chechnya has been and remains one of the greatest stains in Russia's efforts to move toward a more open and democratic system .

Second Russian Revolution, The

December 2003

George W. Bush and Russia

October 2002

"Why the major reversal in Bush's thinking on Russia? Most have attributed this amazing transformation to September 11. . . . But September 11 is only part of the story."

Putin and the Media

December 2003

Putin and Democratization

December 2003

Evaluating Yeltsin and his Revolution

December 2002

Russia's first decade after the collapse of the Soviet Union has been simultaneously tumultuous and transformative.

Russia's Unfinished Revolution: Political Change from Gorbachev to Putin

December 2002

For centuries, dictators ruled Russia. Tsars and Communist Party chiefs were in charge for so long some analysts claimed Russians had a cultural predisposition for authoritarian leaders.

Popular Choice and Managed Democracy: The Russian Elections of 1999 and 2000

December 2003

Twice in the winter of 1999-2000, citizens of the Russian Federation flocked to their neighborhood voting stations and scratched their ballots in an atmosphere of uncertainty, rancor, and fear....

Sovereign Democracy and Shrinking Political Space

April 2006

Several years ago, Kremlin public relations specialists coined the term "managed democracy" to describe the unique features of Russia's evolving political system.

Generational Change in Russia

January 2003

For most of the 1990s, American foreign policymakers, analysts of Russia in the United States, and leaders of American nongovernmental organizations have pointed to generational change as the...

Between Dictatorship and Democracy: Russian Post-Communist Political Reform

February 2004

For hundreds of years, dictators have ruled Russia. Do they still?

Russian Civil Society

April 2002

For those concerned with democratization in the communist world, the final years of the Soviet Union were a truly exhilarating time.

Yeltsin's Russia

December 2003

The third volume of The Cambridge History of Russia provides an authoritative political, intellectual, social and cultural history of the trials and triumphs of Russia and the Soviet Union during...

Transforming the "National Question": New Approaches to Nationalism, Federalism and Sovereignty

December 2004

The authors - leading specialists on the former Soviet Union and the new Russia - examine the importance of innovative ideas in bringing about the downfall of Communism.

Accommodating Ethnic Differences in Post-Soviet Eurasia

December 2002

The excellent scholarly studies in Beyond State Crisis?

Russia's Transformation and American Policy

December 2002

Gail W. Lapidus reviews three competing arguments in an emerging "Who Lost Russia" debate and provides a reexamination of assumptions underlying American policy.

Belarus and the Flight from Sovereignty

December 2001

Some of the most pressing issues in the contemporary international order revolve around a frequently invoked but highly contested concept: sovereignty.

Capital-Account Liberalization, the Cost of Capital, and Economic Growth

May 2003

Capital-account liberalization was once seen as an inevitable step along the path to economic development for poor countries.

Post-Communist Paradox: How the Rise of Parliamentarism Coincided with the Demise of Pluralism in Moldova

August 2004

Among the constellation of states with interesting constitutional stories to tell, tiny Moldova holds a unique place.

People

Dr. Chonira Enushka Aturupane Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL, Lecturer in the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) Program
Martin Carnoy Professor, Education
Megan Metzger Research Scholar, CDDRL Research Scholar and Associate Director for Research, GDPi
Olivier Roy ARD Affiliated Scholar
Laura Jakli Pre-doctoral Fellow, CDDRL
Djurdja Padejski Communications Manager, CDDRL
Sasha Jason Program Associate, CDDRL
Joanne Camantigue Administrative and Finance Associate, CDDRL
Eloise Duvillier Program Manager, Project on Democracy and the Internet, Stanford PACS