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Russian studies and comparative politics : views from metatheory and middle-range theory / Frederic J. Fleron Jr.

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Russian studies and comparative politics : views from metatheory and middle-range theory / Frederic J. Fleron Jr.
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Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books
Date
2017
Collation
345 p.
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Machine generated contents note: Part I: Introduction -- Chapter 1: The View from Middle-Range -- Part II: Metatheory -- Chapter 2: The Logic of Inquiry in Sovietology: Soviet Area Studies and the Social Sciences -- Chapter 3: Silver Anniversary of the Publication of Communist Studies and the Social Sciences -- Chapter 4: The Logic of Inquiry in Post-Sovietology: Russian Studies and the Social Sciences -- Part III: Middle-Range Theories -- Chapter 5: Co-optation as a Mechanism of Adaptation to Change -- Chapter 6: Motivation, Methodology and Communist Ideology -- Chapter 7: The Western Connection: Technical Rationality and Soviet Politics -- Chapter 8: Political Culture in Post-Soviet Russia: Recent Empirical Investigations -- Chapter 9: Does the Public Matter for Democratization in Russia? -- Chapter 10: Congruence Theory Applied: Democratization in Russia -- Part IV: Conclusion -- Chapter 11: Conclusion: Thinking Theoretically about Russian & Soviet Politics: Carnivals, Cockfights, and Epistemic Communities
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"This study examines Russian politics in the Soviet and post-Soviet eras using sociologist Robert Merton's middle-range theory. It analyzes ideology, decision making, political culture, public opinion, and democratization and offers an innovative approach to the study of Russian politics in the twenty-first century"-- Provided by publisher
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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9780739129616 (hardback) (ISBN)
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R008683320
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