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Author Shlapentokh, Vladimir,
Title Freedom, repression, and private property in Russia / Vladimir Shlapentokh (Michigan State University), Anna Arutunyan (independent journalist).
Imprint New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Subject Democracy -- Russia (Federation)
Civil rights -- Russia (Federation)
Property -- Political aspects -- Russia (Federation)
Free enterprise -- Political aspects -- Russia (Federation)
Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-
Alt Name Arutunyan, Anna,
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Private property and big money in political regimes in Soviet and post-Soviet Russia: a theoretical overview -- Ideology and public opinion in a centralized society and in a fragmented society -- Corruption, the power of state and big business in the Soviet and post-Soviet regimes -- Enemies and the issue of legitimization in the Soviet and post-Soviet regimes -- Political police before and after -- Treatment of strikers in Soviet and post-Soviet times: Novocherkassk and Mezhdurechensk -- Foreign policy: the geopolitical factor before and money after -- A freedom which Putin dearly loves -- "the right to leave his country."
Summary Demonstrates how the emergence of private property and a market economy after the Soviet Union's collapse enabled a degree of freedom while simultaneously supporting authoritarianism.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781461945222 (electronic bk.)
1461945224 (electronic bk.)
1107323789 (electronic bk.)
9781107323780 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 859536520
Additional Format Print version: Shlapentokh, Vladimir. Freedom, repression, and private property in Russia 9781107042148 (DLC) 2013007198 (OCoLC)829937167