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The volume edited by Stavrakis, DeBardeleben and Black is particularly recommended. It identifies many of the things that need to happen in Russia before relations between centre and regions begin to favour economic recovery and democratic accountability.—Philip Hanson

Chapter List

Introduction: Russian Regionalism in Post-Soviet Society

I. The Historical Setting
1. Center-Periphery Relations in Historical Perspective: State Administration in Russia

II. Politics
2. The Development of Federalism in Russia
3. Electoral Behavior and Attitudes in Russia: Do Regions Make a Difference or Do Regions Just Differ?
4. At the Bottom of the Heap: Local Self-government and Regional Politics in the Russian Federation

III. Economic Reform and Social Change
5. Regional Aspects of Privatization in Russia
6. Labor Institutions in Post-Communist Russia: The Rise of Regionalism
7. The Regionalization of Russia's Economy and Its Impact on the Environment and Natural Resources
8. Health in Russia: The Regional and National Dimensions

IV. Ethnic Perspectives
9. From the Outside Looking In: Armenians in Western Siberia
10. A Tale of Two Villages: A Comparative Study of Aboriginal-State Relations in Russia and Canada
11. The Tatarstan Model: A Situational Dynamic

Conclusion: Democracy and Federalism in the Former Soviet Union and the Russian Federation 

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