Demokratizatsiya

Journal covering past and current political, economical, social, and legal changes and developments in the Soviet Union and its successor states.

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 3, Summer

Ideas of Revolutions and Revolutionary Ideas
Ideas of Revolutions and Revolutionary IdeasVelikie Revolutsii ot Kromvelya do Putin [Great Revolutions from Cromwell to Putin], Irina Starodubrovskaya and Vladimir Mau. second, augmented edition. Moscow: Vagrius, 2004. 511 pp.In this magisterial, path-breaking...
Public Policy and Law in Russia-In Search of a Unified Legal and Political Space: Essays in Honor of Donald D. Barry (Law in Eastern Europe)
Public Policy and Law in Russia-In Search of a Unified Legal and Political Space: Essays in Honor of Donald D. Barry (Law in Eastern Europe), ed. Robert Sharlet and Ferdinand J. M. Feldbrugge. Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, 2005. 332 pp. $162.00 cloth.Public...
Revolution in Orange: The Origins of Ukraine's Democratic Breakthrough
Revolution in Orange: The Origins of Ukraine's Democratic Breakthrough, Anders Åslund and Michael McFaul. Washington, DC: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2006. 216 pp. $16.95 cloth.In addition to granting the Ukrainians a chance to start...
Ruling Russia: Law, Crime, and Justice in a Changing Society
Ruling Russia: Law, Crime, and Justice in a Changing Society, ed. William Alex Pridemore. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2005. 325 pp. $85.00 cloth.The goal of Ruling Russia is to assess the effects of political, economic, and social change on the...
Stalinist Values: The Cultural Norms of Soviet Modernity, 1917-1941
Stalinist Values: The Cultural Norms of Soviet Modernity, 1917-1941, David L. Hoffmann. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2003. 247 pp. $18.95 paper.David Hoffmann, in his recent book on Stalinist values, poses the perennial question: Was the modernization...