Growing Pains: Russian Democracy and the Election of 1993

By Timothy J. Colton; Jerry F. Hough | Go to book overview

Preface

THE PROJECT THAT PRODUCED Growing Pains grew out of conversations between the two editors in the winter of 1992-93 about the growing air of crisis and confrontation in Russian politics and the likelihood of its leading soon to a national election that would settle matters. We decided to organize a collective project, involving a substantial number of other scholars whose skills differed from ours, and to bring out the results in a collective volume as soon as possible after the election.

The record shows that some of our expectations were better grounded than others. The first post-Soviet national election was indeed held in Russia by the end of 1993. It was a defining moment. We did assemble a team of smart and dedicated researchers to study the phenomenon. And we did come up with interesting findings. In one respect only were we gravely disappointed--in the timing of the appearance of the published results. The delay owes a lot to small snags and coordination problems that often be- devil a joint research endeavor. It is also the product, though, of a complexity in the research task that we did not fully appreciate when we embarked upon it. We are immensely grateful to our coauthors for their perseverance in seeing the project through to its conclusion. We hope they are as proud as we are of the result.

A number of the chapters in the book refer to data from a national survey and regional surveys of Russian citizens. Let us be clear on the instruments. Using a network of sociologists in provincial universities, Jerry Hough supervised the conduct of a preelection survey of registered voters in fifty-three of the regions of Russia. Sampling was done by the cluster

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