Special issue of 'Communist and Post-Communist Studies'

Special issue of 'Communist and Post-Communist Studies'

The articles from the special issue of "Communist and Post-Communist Studies," Vol. 49, no. 1 (March 2016) are now available for downloading.

The special issue of 'Communist and Post-Communist Studies' (Between Nationalism, Authoritarianism, and Fascism in Russia: Exploring Vladimir Putin’s Regime) is devoted to studying, analyzing and exploring new scholarly ground in understanding the nature of Vladimir Putin's political system in Russia and in particular the evolution of his regime from soft to hard authoritarianism and a revanchist great power. 

The volume is edited by Taras Kuzio. The contributors of the issue are Valerie Sperling (Clark University), Alexander J. Motyl (Rutgers University), Paul Goble (independent scholar), Thomas Sherlock (US Military Academy), Dina Khapaeva (Georgia Tech), Mykola Riabchuk (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine), Taras Kuzio (University of Alberta),  and Allen C. Lynch (University of Virginia).

Please find PDF-versions of the articles below.

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Russian national identity and the Ukrainian crisis DownloadpdfHow to read?
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Triumphant memory of the perpetrators: Putin's politics of re-Stalinization DownloadpdfHow to read?
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Soviet and Russian anti-(Ukrainian) nationalism and re-Stalinization DownloadpdfHow to read?
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The influence of regime type on Russian foreign policy toward “the West,” 1992–2015 DownloadpdfHow to read?
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Putin's Russia as a fascist political system DownloadpdfHow to read?
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Ukrainians as Russia's negative ‘other’: History comes full circle DownloadpdfHow to read?
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Russian politics and the Soviet past: Reassessing Stalin and Stalinism under Vladimir Putin DownloadpdfHow to read?
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Putin's macho personality cult DownloadpdfHow to read?
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Nationalism and authoritarianism in Russia: Introduction to the special issue DownloadpdfHow to read?
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