Flawed succession : Russia's power transfer crises

edited by Uri Ra'anan ; with a foreword by Robert Conquest

This authoritative study examines Russia's four key succession crises: after Stalin's death, throughout Khrushchev's primacy, during the implosion of the USSR, and with Putin's ascent to power. The distinguished authors argue that the common denominator has been the absence of a transparent, non-arbitrary, and lawful mechanism for the transfer of political power. Consequently, contenders for leadership have engaged in vicious power struggles followed by pseudo-legitimation of the victor. As Moscow reemerges as a major international actor, its unpredictability domestically triggers after shocks well beyond Russia's borders. Drawing on newly available primary sources, this book provides essential insights for practitioners and students of policy alike.

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This authoritative study examines Russia's four key succession crises: after Stalin's death, throughout Khrushchev's primacy, during the implosion of the USSR, and with Putin's ascent to power. The distinguished authors argue that the common denominator has been the absence of a transparent, non-arbitrary, and lawful mechanism for the transfer of political power. Consequently, contenders for leadership have engaged in vicious power struggles followed by pseudo-legitimation of the victor. As Moscow reemerges as a major international actor, its unpredictability domestically triggers after shocks well beyond Russia's borders. Drawing on newly available primary sources, this book provides essential insights for practitioners and students of policy alike.

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[目次]

  • 1 Abbreviations 2 Foreword 3 Preface 4 Acknowledgments 5 Part 1:Sic Transit: Stalin's Heirs 6 Part 2: Khrushchev: An Era of Coups 7 Part 3: One of a Kind: The Gorbachev to Yel'tsin Transition 8 Part 4: The 18th Brumaire of Vladimir Putin 9 Epilogue

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[目次]

  • 1 Abbreviations 2 Foreword 3 Preface 4 Acknowledgments 5 Part 1:Sic Transit: Stalin's Heirs 6 Part 2: Khrushchev: An Era of Coups 7 Part 3: One of a Kind: The Gorbachev to Yel'tsin Transition 8 Part 4: The 18th Brumaire of Vladimir Putin 9 Epilogue

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この本の情報

書名 Flawed succession : Russia's power transfer crises
著作者等 Ra'anan, Uri
Conquest Robert
出版元 Lexington Books
刊行年月 c2006
ページ数 xix, 177 p.
大きさ 23 cm
ISBN 0739114034
0739114026
NCID BA78431525
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国

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