Resisting the State PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Kathryn Stoner-Weiss

Resisting the State

Cambridge University Press
Publication date: June 2002
ISBN: 9780511222818
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)

Buy PDF

List price:
$80.00
Our price:
$74.99

You save: $5.01 (6%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
Why do new, democratizing states often find it so difficult to actually govern? Why do they so often fail to provide their beleaguered populations with better access to public goods and services? Using original and unusual data, this book uses post-communist Russia as a case in examining what the author calls this broader 'weak state syndrome' in many developing countries. Through interviews with over 800 Russian bureaucrats in 72 of Russia's 89 provinces, and a highly original database on patterns of regional government non-compliance to federal law and policy, the book demonstrates that resistance to Russian central authority not so much ethnically based (as others have argued) as much as generated by the will of powerful and wealthy regional political and economic actors seeking to protect assets they had acquired through Russia's troubled transition out of communism.
Please sign in to review this product.
Format:
Devices:
Resisting the State PDF (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open PDF (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
3143 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Enabled. Limit of 5 selections within 30 days.
Printing:
Enabled. Limit of 20 pages within 30 days.
Other books by Kathryn Stoner-Weiss
Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Postcommunist World PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Valerie Bunce
Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Postcommunist World
Valerie Bunce & Michael McFaul & Kathryn Stoner-Weiss
Cambridge University Press, December 2009
ISBN: 9780521115988
Format: PDF
List Price: $27.00 Our price: $24.99
Recently Viewed Products