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Russia"s stillborn democracy?

Graeme J. Gill

Russia"s stillborn democracy?

from Gorbachev to Yeltsin

by Graeme J. Gill

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Political culture,
  • Democracy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGraeme Gill and Roger D. Markwick
    ContributionsMarkwick, Roger D., NetLibrary, Inc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN6695 .G55 2000eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Paginationx, 280 p. ;
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25538716M
    ISBN 100585347662
    OCLC/WorldCa47009990

    The last century has seen the development of parliamentary democracy in most parts of the world and revolutionary forces have to engage and participate in these processes to take the movement forward. The combination of parliamentary work with class struggle is an important feature of the challenges facing us in the fight for Socialism.   Sovereign Democracy as a Concept for Russia. "Democracy-bearers" stand to gain if countries that claim equal status in settling global and local problems can be reproached for lack of.

    Russia--democracy or dictatorship? by Thomas, Norman, Seidman, Joel Isaac, ; Publication date Topics Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- Soviet Union -- Social conditions. Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- Publisher.   This pamphlet is a translation of an essay published in the symposium Soviet Socialist Society prepared by the Institute of Philosophy of the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R. and published by the Gospolitizdat, Moscow The question of democracy, of how it is to be correctly understood, of the fundamental distinction between Soviet socialist.

    In late the German socialist leader Rosa Luxemburg wrote about the lack of democracy in Soviet Russia under the Bolsheviks: “Socialist democracy is not something which begins only in the promised land after the foundations of socialist economy are created; it does not come as some sort of Christmas present for the worthy people.   This document represents Rosa Luxemburg’s contribution to the debate within the Russian Social Democratic movement on party organization and democratic centralism.


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Book Condition: This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. Re-bound by library. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo Cited by: This is the study of the failure of democracy in Russia after the collapse of the USSR.

It traces the origins of that failure into the Soviet period, and shows how Russian political elites built a system which was more about maximizing their own power than opening the system up to popular control. The period since Gorbachev came to power has been a tumultuous time for Russia.

It has seen the expectations raised by Gorbachev's efforts to bring about change in the Soviet Union dashed, the collapse of the Soviet superpower and the emergence of a new Russian state claiming to base itself on democratic, market principles.

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