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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2003) 36 (3): 311–324.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Peter J. Söderlund Scholars have characterized the relationship between a state center and regions, especially in federal states, as an ongoing bargaining game. The central objective in this study is to demonstrate the importance of political, economic, geographic and cultural determinants, or...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2003) 36 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2003
...C. Ross This paper provides a detailed analysis of Putin’s radical overhaul of the Russian federal system and its impact on federalism and democratisation. Whilst not all of Putin’s reforms have been implemented fully, the reorganisation of the Federation Council, his usurpation of unilateral...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2000) 33 (4): 403–420.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Cameron Ross The scholarly literature on democratic transitions has largely ignored developments at the local level and the relationship between federalism and democracy. In this work I examine the development of federalism in Russia and I assess the impact of Russia’s highly asymmetrical form of...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (1998) 32 (1): 61–76.
Published: 15 December 1998
...Mikhail Filippov; Olga Shvetsova In this essay we identify economic and political factors that led both the federal centre and the regions in Russia first to open the process of federal bargaining and then to pursue it in the form of signing bilateral treaties, unique for each region. Many Russian...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (1998) 31 (4): 359–380.
Published: 01 December 1998
...Kathleen M. Dowley The central research goals of this article are to classify and explain the positions of the 89 state “governors” of Russia with regard to the most desirable federal division of power. The state governors are classified along a 5-item autonomy index based on events data and...