Problems of Post-Communism, September 2012 Table of Contents

Volume 59 Number 5 / September-October 2012 of Problems of Post-Communism is now available on the mesharpe.metapress.com web site at http://mesharpe.metapress.com.

This issue contains:

Post-Communist Courts: Independence, Accountability, and Popular Trust: Guest Editor’s Introduction  p. 3
Maria Popova
Courts, Police, and Journalists: Overlooked Support for Press Freedom in Post-Soviet Authoritarian States  p. 6
Sophia Wilson
Suing Russia at Home  p. 18
Alexei Trochev
Why Doesn’t the Bulgarian Judiciary Prosecute Corruption?  p. 35
Maria Popova
Judicial Self-Governance and the Rule of Law: Evidence from Romania and the Czech Republic  p. 50
Daniel J. Beers
My Perestroika and Russian Politics  p. 68
Timothy Frye

Russian Politics and Law, November 2012 Table of Contents

Volume 50 Number 6 / November-December 2012 of Russian Politics and Law is now available on the mesharpe.metapress.com web site at http://mesharpe.metapress.com/link.asp?id=W10063662WU0.

This issue contains:

Varieties of Russian Exceptionalism in Putin’s Russia: Guest Editor’s Introduction  p. 3
Andreas Umland
The Problem of the “Special Path” in Russian Foreign Policy: (From the 1990s to the Early Twenty-First Century)  p. 7
Aleksandr Kubyshkin, Aleksandr Sergunin
Russia’s New “Special Path” After the Orange Revolution: Radical Anti-Westernism and Paratotalitarian Neo-Authoritarianism in 2005-8  p. 19
Andreas Umland
Special Characteristics of the Post-Soviet Political Regime  p. 41
Emil Pain
The “Special Path” Ideology as an Instrument of Modernization  p. 69
Aleksandr Melikhov
Does the “Special Path” Ideology Contain the Potential for Modernization?: A Conversation  p. 72
Lev Gudkov, Boris Dubin, Emil Pain

Russian Politics and Law, September 2012 Table of Contents

Volume 50 Number 5 / September-October 2012 of Russian Politics and Law is now available on the mesharpe.metapress.com web site at http://mesharpe.metapress.com/link.asp?id=G64RT55N7L34.

This issue contains:

The Claim of Russian Distinctiveness as Justification for Putin’s Neo-Authoritarian Regime: Guest Editor’s Introduction  p. 3
Andreas Umland
The Mythology of the “Third Rome” in Russian Educated Society  p. 7
Sergei Magaril
The Myth of the “Special Path” in Contemporary Russian Public Opinion  p. 35
Boris Dubin
Civilizational Nationalism: The Russian Version of the “Special Path”  p. 52
Aleksandr Verkhovskii, Emil Pain