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"Jeffrey Hahn and the six other Western and Russian social scientists who wrote chapters for this book have made a significant contribution to Russian "regionology". -- Joel C. Moses, The Russian Review

"With original research and careful analysis, this team of highly competent social scientists assesses political, social, and economic developments in the Yaroslavl' region during the past decade. This work will have great interest for scholars, policy makers, and lay readers interested in democratic and market transitions generally and postcommunist transitions in particular." -- Frederic J. Fleron, Jr., Professor of Political Science, State University of New York at Buffalo

Chapter List

Table of Contents

1 "Introduction: Regional Development and Russian Democracy," Jeffrey W. Hahn
2 "A Benchmark History of Yaroslavl' in the Twentieth Century," Aleksander Khodnev
3 "The Political Transformation of Yaroslavl': Transition to Democracy?" Jeffrey W. Hahn
4 "Political Culture in Yaroslavl' Over Time: How 'Civic'?" Jeffrey W. Hahn
5 "Linking the Personal to the National: The Status of Personal Trust in Yaroslavl'," Boris Sergeyev
6 "Industrial Giants, Entrepreneurs, and Regional Government: The Changing Business Environment in Yaroslavl' Oblast 1990-1999," Daniel Satinsky
7 "Regional Governance Regimes in Russia: Comparing Yaroslavl' with Udmurtia," Beth Mitchneck
8 "From Soviet to European Yaroslavl': Changing Neighborhood Structure in Post-Soviet Cities," Susan Goodrich Lehmann and Blair A. Ruble
9 "Conclusions: What Can We Learn From Yaroslavl'?" Jeffrey W. Hahn


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