Biography

Neil Robinson BA (CNAA), MA, PhD (Essex) is Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Limerick. Prior to his appointment at Limerick he taught at the universities of York and Essex. His research interests focus on Russian and post-communist politics, particularly the political economy of post-communism and post-communist state building. He is the author of Ideology and the collapse of the Soviet system. A critical history of Soviet ideological discourse ( Edward Elgar, 1995), and Russia: a state of uncertainty (Routledge, 2002), Contemporary Russian Politics (Polity, 2018), and co-author (with Karen Henderson) of Post-communist politics (Prentice Hall, 1997). He is the editor or co-editor of Institutions and and political change in Russia (Macmillan, 2000), Reforging the weakest link: global political economy and post-Soviet change in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus (Ashgate, 2004), (with Aidan Hehir) State-building. Theory and practice (Routledge, 2007), and (with Todd Landman) The Sage handbook of comparative politics (Sage, 2009), The political economy of Russia (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012), and (with Rory Costello) Comparative European politics. Distinctive democracies, common challenges (Oxford University Press, 2020). He is the author of several book chapters and journal articles in, among other places, Soviet Studies, European Journal of Political Research, Political Studies, The Journal of Communist Studies and Transitional Politics, Communist and Post-Communist Studies, Demokratizatsiya, Review of International Political Economy, International Political Science Review, Russian Politics.

Research Interests

Russian politics; post-communist politics; political economy of Russia, especially the influence of international economy on Russia; state and institution buidling in Russia;

Professional Activities

Committee

  • 2002 Post-Soviet Politics, Ashgate Publishers, 2002 to date, *
  • 2001 National Advisory Committee, Europe-Asia Studies, 2001 to date, *
  • 2000 British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies, 2000-2002, *

Association

  • 2001 Vice president, 2008-2009; President, 2010-2012; Secretary 2012-, Irish Association for Russian and East European Studies
  • 1991 Politics and International Relations Subject stream convenor, 2000-2002, Executive committee member, 2000-2, Treasurer, 2002-7, British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies

Employment

  • 1995 University of Essex - Lecturer
  • 1992 University of York - Lecturer

Education

  • 1993 University of Essex - PhD
  • 1988 University of Essex - MA
  • 1987 Portsmouth Polytechnic - BA

Language

  • Russian

Books

Contemporary Russian Politics

Prof. Neil Robinson
2018
Cambridge
Polity
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Ideology and the Collapse of the Soviet System. A critical history of Soviet ideological discourse

Prof. Neil Robinson
1995
Cheltenham
Edward Elgar
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Post-Communist Politics

Prof. Neil Robinson
1997
London
Prentice Hall
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Russia: A state of uncertainty

Prof. Neil Robinson
2003
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Book Chapters

Why not more conflict in the former USSR?: Russia and Central Asia as a zone of relative peace

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Conclusion: the political dysfunctions of Russian capitalism

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
Lanham, MD
Rowman & Littlefield
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The global economy, reform and crisis in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2004
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The presidency: the politics of institutional chaos

Prof. Neil Robinson
2000
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Parliamentary politics under Gorbachev: opposition and the failure of socialist pluralism

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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Politics and markets

Prof. Neil Robinson
2020
Oxford
Oxford University Press
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The contexts of Russia's political economy: Soviet legacies and post-Soviet policies

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
Lanham, MD
Rowman & Littlefield
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The post-Soviet space

Prof. Neil Robinson
2004
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Institutions and change in Russian politics

Prof. Neil Robinson
2000
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Russian presidents and state power: elections, institutional power and reform in Russia under Yeltsin and Putin

Prof. Neil Robinson
2002
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Natural states and the development of democracy'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
Volgograd
Uchitel
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Introduction: the political problems of Russian capitalism

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
Lanham, MD
Rowman & Littlefield
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A fickle benefactor: Russia and the global economy as a resource for change

Prof. Neil Robinson
2004
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The Commonwealth of Independent States as an international institution

Prof. Neil Robinson
1999
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The ‘normalization’ of Russian Politics and Europe

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
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Russian patrimonial capitalism and the international financial crisis

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
London
Routledge
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State-building and international politics The emergence of a 'new' problem and agenda

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
London
Routledge
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Global economy and post-Soviet change

Prof. Neil Robinson
2004
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Marxism, communism and post-communism

Prof. Neil Robinson
1999
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State-building and international politics: The emergence of a 'new' problem and agenda

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
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The Soviet Gulag

Prof. Neil Robinson
2010
New York
Oxford University Press
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Introduction

Prof. Neil Robinson
2009
London
Sage
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Social power and post-Soviet economic transformation

Prof. Neil Robinson
2005
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Classifying Russia's party system. The problem of relevance in a time of uncertainty

Prof. Neil Robinson
1998
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Russia: trends in human rights

Prof. Neil Robinson
2010
New York
Oxford University Press
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The 'normalization' of Russian politics and Europe

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
London
Anthem Press
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Path dependency, global economy and post-communist change

Prof. Neil Robinson
2004
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Corporate interests and the politics of transition in Russia, 1991-1994

Prof. Neil Robinson
1998
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The edges of Europe: conflict and resistance in the eastern marches and the problematic nature of a 'wider Europe'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
Manchester
Manchester University Press
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State building and international politics: the emergence of a 'new' problem and agenda

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
London
Routledge
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Russian policy towards the conflict in Yugoslavia, 1991-1996

Prof. Neil Robinson
2001
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Have model will travel: Russian and Western reform agendas

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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‘Why not more conflict in the former USSR? Russia and Central Asia as a zone of relative peace?

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
Cambridge
Cambridge University Press
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Russia: limiting the impact of crisis in a post-communist transitional economy

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
Basingstoke
Palgrave Macmillan
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Bureaucracy

Prof. Neil Robinson
2001
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L'opposizione e il fallimento del pluralismo socialista

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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Edited Books

Comparative European Politics. Distinctive Democracies, Common Challenges

Prof. Neil Robinson
2020
Oxford
Oxford University Press
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The political economy of Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
Lanham, MD
Rowman & Littlefield
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The sage handbook of comparative politics

Prof. Neil Robinson
2009
London
Sage
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State-builidng. Theory and practice

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
London and New York
Routledge
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Reforging the weakest link. Global political economy and post-Soviet change in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

Prof. Neil Robinson
2004
Aldershot
Ashgate
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Institutions and political change in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2000
Basingstoke and New York
Macmillan/St Martin's Press
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Peer Reviewed Journals

Political barriers to economic development in Russia: Obstacles to modernization under Yeltsin and Putin

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
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From coup to coup to...? The post-communist experience in Russia, 1991-1993.

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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August 1998 and the development of Russia's post-communist political economy

Prof. Neil Robinson
2009
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`Introduction' (to special section on Russia), New Political Economy,

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Economic and political hybridity: patrimonial capitalism in the post-Soviet sphere'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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Soviet ideological discourse and perestroika

Prof. Neil Robinson
1995
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The global economy, reform and crisis in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
1999
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Putin and the Incompleteness of Putinism

Prof. Neil Robinson
2020
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Institutional factors and Russian political parties: the changing needs of regime consolidation in a neo-patrimonial system

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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The politics of partial democracy: stability and instability in Russian politics

Prof. Neil Robinson
2003
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Russian Neo-patrimonialism and Putin's "Cultural Turn'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2017
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Institutional factors and Russian political parties: The changing needs of regime consolidation in a neo-patrimonial system

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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Populism and political development in hybrid regimes: Russia and the development of official populism

Prof. Neil Robinson
2017
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Gorbachev and the place of the party in Soviet reform, 1985-1991.

Prof. Neil Robinson
1992
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Russia's Response to Crisis: The Paradox of Success

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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Russian patrimonial capitalism and the international financial crisis

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
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Russia: Limiting the Impact of Crisis in a Post-Communist Transitional Economy

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
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So what changed? The 1998 financial crisis and Russia's economic and political development

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
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The political is personal: Corruption, clientelism, patronage, informal practices and the dynamics of post-communism

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
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Why not more conflict in the former USSR? Russia and Central Asia as a zone of relative peace

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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What was Soviet ideology? A comment on Joseph Schull and an alternative

Prof. Neil Robinson
1995
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The economy and prospects for anti-democratic development in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2000
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Sign of the times: the last draft of the CPSU Programme and the crisis of party power, 1990-1991.

Prof. Neil Robinson
1992
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Russian patrimonial capitalism and the international financial

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
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The myth of equilibrium: winner power, fiscal crisis and Russian economic reform

Prof. Neil Robinson
2001
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Parliamentary politics under Gorbachev: opposition and the failure of socialist pluralism.

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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Classifying Russia's party system. The problem of relevance in a time of uncertainty.

Prof. Neil Robinson
1998
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Vlast' pobeditelei i fiskal'nii krizis: gosudarstvo i ekonomicheskie reformy v Rossii

Prof. Neil Robinson
2002
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Other Journals

Russophobia in official Russian political discourse

Prof. Neil Robinson
2019
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Conference Publications

Political Studies Association (PSA) Annual Conference,

Prof. Neil Robinson
Assoc. Prof. Maura Adshead
2009
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Workshop on Populism and Politics

Prof. Neil Robinson
2015
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Irish Social Science Platform Conference, After the Celtic Tiger

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Globalisation and the Semi-Periphery

Prof. Neil Robinson
2006
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The Post-Communist Experience

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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Fourth ECPR Standing Group on International Relations International Conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2001
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Political Studies Association annual conference.

Prof. Neil Robinson
1998
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Irish Social Sciences Platform Conference, After the Celtic Tiger,

Prof. Neil Robinson
Assoc. Prof. Maura Adshead
2008
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Workshop on Global Populism

Prof. Neil Robinson
2015
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ISA-ABRI conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2009
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International Studies Association annual conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2006
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Why did Gorbachev fail?

Prof. Neil Robinson
1992
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Workshop on ¿Political transformation in the Soviet successor states¿, European Consortium for Political Research Joint Sessions

Prof. Neil Robinson
2001
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Workshop on ¿The evolution and transformation of the modern state: processes of change¿, European Consortium for Political Research Joint Sessions

Prof. Neil Robinson
1998
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Irish Social Sciences Platform Conference, After the Celtic Tiger, 11-12 September

Prof. Neil Robinson
Assoc. Prof. Maura Adshead
2008
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International Studies Association Annual Convention

Prof. Neil Robinson
2015
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Centre Europ¿en de recherches internationales et strat¿giques

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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British Association of Slavonic and East European Studies annual conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2005
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Workshop on ¿Democratization in Eastern Europe¿

Prof. Neil Robinson
1991
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VI International Council for Central and East European Studies World Congress

Prof. Neil Robinson
2000
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Conference on Political Parties in Post-Communist Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
1997
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Political Studies Association (PSA) Annual Conference, University of Manchester, 10-12 April

Prof. Neil Robinson
Assoc. Prof. Maura Adshead
2009
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Irish Association of Russian, Central and East European Studies annual conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2009
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Centre Europ¿en de recherches internationales et strat¿giques

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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The regional dynamics of Northeast Asia and Russia¿s globalization in the 21st century: cooperation, competition or conflict?

Prof. Neil Robinson
2004
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International Studies Association/Central and East European International Studies Convention

Prof. Neil Robinson
2003
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Legality and Ethics in Russian and Soviet Thought

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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Political Studies Association annual conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
1997
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Putin 4.0: Domestic and Foreign Policy Dimensions

Prof. Neil Robinson
2019
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Political Studies Association annual conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2009
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International Studies Association Annual Convention

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Fifth ECPR Standing Group on International Relations International Conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2004
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Irish Association of Russian and East European Studies annual conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2002
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Fourth ECPR Standing Group on International Relations International Conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2001
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International Political Economy Group of the British International Studies Association

Prof. Neil Robinson
1997
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What is new in new authoritarianism

Prof. Neil Robinson
2019
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Political Studies Association annual conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2009
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Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers annual conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
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Political Studies Association annual conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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British Association of Slavonic and East European Studies annual conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2002
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PSA Post-communist Politics Specialist Group Annual Conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2000
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XII mezhdunarodnaya nauchnaya konferentsiya po problemam razvitiya ekonomiki i obshchestva

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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Fears of Europe: USSR, Russia and European Integration

Prof. Neil Robinson
2018
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ISA Annual Convention

Prof. Neil Robinson
2009
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Irish Association of Russian, Central and East European Studies annual conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
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¿The role of the state and the political process¿, conference on Privatization and Socio-Economic Change in Central and Eastern Europe

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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British International Studies Association annual conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2001
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Workshop on ¿National models of political economy¿, European Consortium for Political Research Joint Sessions

Prof. Neil Robinson
1999
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Workshop on Political Economy of the Post-Soviet Space: Between Empires, Histories, and Uncertain Futures, EISA European Workshops in International Studies

Prof. Neil Robinson
2018
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5th International Conference on Democracy and Development, Venice

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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British Association of Slavonic and East European Studies annual conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
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British Association of Slavonic and East European Studies annual conference

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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Conference on ¿Political culture and civil society in the Black Sea Region¿

Prof. Neil Robinson
2001
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Workshop on ¿Democratization and the role of external actors¿, ECPR Standing Group on International Relations Third Pan-European International Relations Conference and Joint Meeting with the ISA

Prof. Neil Robinson
1998
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Conference Contributions

Central Asian Politics

Prof. Neil Robinson
2006
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Published Reports

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Editorials

Introduction

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
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Book Reviews

Can Russia Modernise? 'Sistema', Power Networks and Informal Governance.

Prof. Neil Robinson
2014
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The Politics of Inequality in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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Review of L. Holmes, The end of communist power. Anti-corruption campaigns and legitimation crises, (Polity, 1993) The Times Higher

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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Review of A. Pravda ed.), The end of the outer empire. Soviet-East European Relations in transition, 1985-1990, (Sage, 1992), Journal of Communist Studies, 1993, 9 (3): 297

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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A. Ledeneva, Can Russia modernise?

Prof. Neil Robinson
2014
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Post-communist Regime Change: A Comparative Study

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Malden
Wiley-Blackwell
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Symbols and Legitimacy in Soviet Politics

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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Defeating Authoritarian Leaders in Postcommunist Countries

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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Review of S. White, G. Gill and D. Slider, The politics of transition: shaping a post-Soviet future, (Cambridge University Press, 1993)

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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Review of T. Thompson, Ideology and policy. The political uses of doctrine in the Soviet Union, (Westview, 1989)

Prof. Neil Robinson
1991
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H. Goscilo (ed.) Putin as celebrity and cultural icon

Prof. Neil Robinson
2014
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Understanding Post-communist Transformation: A Bottom Up Approach

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Malden
Wiley-Blackwell
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Conflict, Crime, and the State in Postcommunist Eurasia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2017
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Building States and Markets after Communism

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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Authoritarian Russia. Analyzing post-Soviet regime changes

Prof. Neil Robinson
2016
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P. Chaisty, Legislative politics and economic power in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Moscow, the fourth Rome. Stalinism, cosmopolitanism, and the evolution of Soviet culture, 1931-1941

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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Communism and the emergence of democracy by Harald Wydra, Cambridge University Press, 2007

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
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Re-examining Economic and Political Reforms in Russia, 1985-2000: Generations, Ideas and Changes

Prof. Neil Robinson
2016
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The Currency of Power: The IMF and Monetary Reform in Central Asia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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Review of D. Filtzer, The Khrushchev era: de-Stalinisation and the limits of reform in the USSR, 1953-1964, (Macmillan, 1993)

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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R. Smyth, Candidate Strategies and Electoral Competition in the Russian Federation: Democracy Without Foundation

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Presidents, Oligarchs and Bureaucrats: Forms of Rule in the Post-Soviet Space

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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A. Barnes, Owning Russia. The struggle of factories, farms, and power, (Cornell University Press, 2006)

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
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Moscow, the Fourth Rome: Stalinism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Evolution of Soviet Culture 1931-1941

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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State Building in Putin's Russia: Policing and Coercion after Communism

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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Review of S. Hanke, L. Jonung and K. Schuler, Russian currency and finance: a currency board approach to reform, (Routledge, 1993)

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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Review of K. Gerner and S. Hedlund, Ideology and rationality in the Soviet model ¿ a legacy for Gorbachev, (Routledge, 1989)

Prof. Neil Robinson
1990
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Power and policy in Putin's Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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P. Chaisty, Legislative politics and economic power in Russia, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006)

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Presidents, Oligarchs and Bureaucrats: Forms of Rule in the Post-Soviet Space

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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Mirrors of the Economy: National Accounts and International Norms in Russia and Beyond

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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Review of T.F. Remington (ed.) Politics and the Soviet system, (Macmillan, 1989)

Prof. Neil Robinson
1989
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Review of L. March, The Communist Party in post-communist Russia, (Manchester University Press, 2002

Prof. Neil Robinson
2003
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The New Fiscal Sociology: Taxation in Comparative and Historical Perspective

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Malden
Wiley-Blackwell
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R. Smyth, Candidate Strategies and Electoral Competition in the Russian Federation: Democracy Without Foundation (Cambridge University Press),

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Flammable Societies: Studies on the Socio-economics of Oil and Gas

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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E. Carnaghan, Out of order: Russian political values in an imperfect world, (The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2007)

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Review of Kukathas, C., D. Lovell and W. Maley (eds) The transition from Socialism: state and civil society in Gorbachev¿s USSR, (Longman, 1991) and S. Berglund and J.A. Dellenbrant The new democrac....

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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The Russian Public Debt and Financial Meltdowns

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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Can Russia Compete?

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Malden
Wiley-Blackwell
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Review of R. Sakwa, Russian politics and society, (Routledge, 1993), in Irish Slavonic Studies

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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K. O'Connor, Intellectuals and apparatichiks. Russian nationalism and the Gorbachev revolution, (Lexington Books, 2006)

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Review of A. Pravda ed.), The end of the outer empire. Soviet-East European Relations in transition, 1985-1990, (Sage, 1992), Journal of Communist Studies, 1993, 9 (3): 297

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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Review of J. Miller, Mikhail Gorbachev and the end of Soviet power, (Macmillan, 1993)

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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Empire of the Periphery: Russia and the World System

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Malden
Wiley-Blackwell
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Other Publications

Can Russia Modernise? 'Sistema', Power Networks and Informal Governance.

Prof. Neil Robinson
2014
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The Politics of Inequality in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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Review of L. Holmes, The end of communist power. Anti-corruption campaigns and legitimation crises, (Polity, 1993) The Times Higher

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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Review of A. Pravda ed.), The end of the outer empire. Soviet-East European Relations in transition, 1985-1990, (Sage, 1992), Journal of Communist Studies, 1993, 9 (3): 297

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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The collapse of a single party system. The disintegration of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union

Prof. Neil Robinson
1995
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Russian media challenge

Prof. Neil Robinson
2003
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Politics and the Soviet system

Prof. Neil Robinson
1989
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Russophobia in official Russian political discourse

Prof. Neil Robinson
2019
De Europe
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Dictator and liberator'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2019
Ireland
Irish Examiner
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A revolution on the Russian revolution

Prof. Neil Robinson
2017
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Revolution that changed the world

Prof. Neil Robinson
2017
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Spy game a class apart

Prof. Neil Robinson
2016
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The power puppeteer

Prof. Neil Robinson
2015
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Central Asia: neo-patrimonialism and stagnation'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2014
Brussels
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Power and policy in Putin's Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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End of the affair: no more love for the leader'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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Russia's experience of the global financial crisis

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
Oxford Brookes University
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Patrimonial capitalism and the financial crisis in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Montreal
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State and conflict in the former-USSR

Prof. Neil Robinson
2010
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Understanding Post-communist Transformation: A Bottom Up Approach

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Malden
Wiley-Blackwell
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Structure/agency, state/regime: Russia as an outlier and modal case in postcommunist political studies

Prof. Neil Robinson
2005
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Communist and post-communist states, and path dependent political economy

Prof. Neil Robinson
2003
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Elites and leadership in Russian politics

Prof. Neil Robinson
1999
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Central Asia re-emerges: international dimensions

Prof. Neil Robinson
2003
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Postcommunist elites and democracy in Eastern Europe

Prof. Neil Robinson
1999
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Political culture in post-communist Russia: formlessness and recreation in transition

Prof. Neil Robinson
2001
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Tattered banners: Labor, conflict and corporatism in post-communist Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
1997
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Models of transition and post-Soviet studies

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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The rebirth of politics in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
1998
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Symbols and Legitimacy in Soviet Politics

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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Defeating Authoritarian Leaders in Postcommunist Countries

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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Review of S. White, G. Gill and D. Slider, The politics of transition: shaping a post-Soviet future, (Cambridge University Press, 1993)

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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Review of T. Thompson, Ideology and policy. The political uses of doctrine in the Soviet Union, (Westview, 1989)

Prof. Neil Robinson
1991
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Perestroika to independence

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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Russia's Fate through Russian Eyes. Voices of the New Generation

Prof. Neil Robinson
2002
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P. Chaisty, Legislative politics and economic power in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Sadly not a cult classic

Prof. Neil Robinson
2019
Irish Examiner
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Creator of our wisdom'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2019
Ireland
Irish Examiner
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Separating fact from fiction in Mother Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2017
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Brexit won't change Europe's influence on UK sovereignty

Prof. Neil Robinson
2016
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Central Asia : international dimensions'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2015
Centre Européen de recherches internationales et stratégiques, Brussels
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Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it

Prof. Neil Robinson
2015
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State capture and business capture? Political and corporate power under neo-patrimonialism

Prof. Neil Robinson
2014
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In the shadow of violence : the political economy of Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
university of Birmingham
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Types of natural state and transitions to democracy'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
San Francisco
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Conflict in the post-Soviet space: expectations and authoritarian peace

Prof. Neil Robinson
2010
Department of Politics, Queen's University Belfast
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Regime building versus state building in post-communist Russia: explaining the drive to modernization and its weaknesses

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Moscow
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Tour de force is a challenge to silence of Spain's bloody unresolved past

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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State, regime and Russian political development

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Between democracy and authoritarianism: what can Russia tell us about state and regime development in post-Soviet systems?

Prof. Neil Robinson
2005
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Economy and anti-democracy in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2000
Colchester
Department of Government, University of Essex,
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Democracy and its alternatives. Understanding post-communist societies

Prof. Neil Robinson
1999
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Getting Putin right: expectations of change in contemporary Russian politics

Prof. Neil Robinson
2002
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Russia First: Breaking with the West, (I.B. Taurus, 1997), in Slavonica

Prof. Neil Robinson
1999
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Elections and political prospects in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
1999
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The politics of change. The transformation of the former Soviet

Prof. Neil Robinson
1996
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Corporatism and Russian political economy , Moscow,

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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Democracy from scratch. Opposition and regime in the new Russian revolution

Prof. Neil Robinson
1996
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Conflict, Crime, and the State in Postcommunist Eurasia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2017
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Building States and Markets after Communism

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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Authoritarian Russia. Analyzing post-Soviet regime changes

Prof. Neil Robinson
2016
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The post-communist experience in Russia: from stalemate to stalemate

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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In search of pluralism. Soviet and post-Soviet politics

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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Mikhail Gorbachev and the end of Soviet power

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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R. Smyth, Candidate Strategies and Electoral Competition in the Russian Federation: Democracy Without Foundation

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Red light for Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2019
Ireland
Irish Examiner
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The Roosevelt effect

Prof. Neil Robinson
2018
The Irish Examiner
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Democracy under siege

Prof. Neil Robinson
2017
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Genghis Khan made the most of opportunity to achieve brilliance

Prof. Neil Robinson
2016
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Central Asia: neo-patrimonialism and stagnation'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2015
Centre Européen de recherches internationales et stratégiques, Brussels
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Where now democracy

Prof. Neil Robinson
2015
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Putin, nationalism and the rhetoric of reaction'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2014
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Soviet-type systems as natural states'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
University of Limerick
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The paradoxes of success: Russia and crisis

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
San Francisco
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State, regime and economic sustainability in Central Asia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2010
CERIS Brussels
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Regime building versus state building in post-communist Russia: towards a theory of Russian political development

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
University of Iceland
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Life of Molotov challenges perception that Stalin's henchmen were drones

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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Communism and the emergence of democracy by Harald Wydra, Cambridge University Press, 2007

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
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The state in transition: Russia in comparative perspective

Prof. Neil Robinson
2004
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Patterns of presidential politics in Russia, 1991-1998

Prof. Neil Robinson
1999
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Rethinking Soviet collapse. Sovietology, the death of communism and the new Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
1999
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Winners and losers: the new political economy of neo-liberalism in the post-communist world

Prof. Neil Robinson
2001
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Who's who in Russia since 1900

Prof. Neil Robinson
1999
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Russian reform and the international system

Prof. Neil Robinson
1999
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Secret empire: the KGB in Russia today

Prof. Neil Robinson
1996
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The politics of economic opposition in post-soviet Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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The dream that failed. Reflections on the Soviet Union

Prof. Neil Robinson
1996
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Re-examining Economic and Political Reforms in Russia, 1985-2000: Generations, Ideas and Changes

Prof. Neil Robinson
2016
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The Currency of Power: The IMF and Monetary Reform in Central Asia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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Review of D. Filtzer, The Khrushchev era: de-Stalinisation and the limits of reform in the USSR, 1953-1964, (Macmillan, 1993)

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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A. Brown (ed.) The demise of Marxism-Leninism, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)

Prof. Neil Robinson
2006
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The politics of transition: shaping a post-Soviet future

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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The transition from Socialism: state and civil society in Gorbachev's USSR; and The new democracies in Eastern Europe: party systems and political cleavages

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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Review of K. Gerner and S. Hedlund, Ideology and rationality in the Soviet model ¿ a legacy for Gorbachev, (Routledge, 1989)

Prof. Neil Robinson
1990
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Author argues that the roots of conflict can be found in our DNA

Prof. Neil Robinson
2018
Ireland
Irish Examiner
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'Russophobia' in official Russian political discourse

Prof. Neil Robinson
2018
International Studies Association
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Lament for a lost mode of transport

Prof. Neil Robinson
2017
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Populism in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2016
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Putin and the new Russian neo-conservatism

Prof. Neil Robinson
2014
SPIRE, Keele University
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The origins of the Irish

Prof. Neil Robinson
2015
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If Kissinger ruled ...

Prof. Neil Robinson
2014
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Soviet-type systems and the development of democracy

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
Moscow State University
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Is nation building possible in Central Asia?

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
DCU
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The sustainability of patrimonial capitalism in the former USSR

Prof. Neil Robinson
2010
St Anthony's College, University of Oxford
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Socialist transition

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Washington, DC
CQ Press
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Starved of democracy and then starved to death

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
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A. Barnes, Owning Russia. The struggle of factories, farms, and power, (Cornell University Press, 2006)

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
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Can Putin solve the ex-Soviet state crisis?

Prof. Neil Robinson
2004
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A lugubrious game: Russian and the international economy

Prof. Neil Robinson
1998
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Transformatsiia v Rossii: politicheskii rezhim i demokraticheskaia oppozitsiia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2002
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State, reform and presidential regime in Russia: the dynamics of reform under Yeltsin and the prospects under Putin

Prof. Neil Robinson
2001
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The rise and fall of the Soviet empire

Prof. Neil Robinson
1999
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The global economy and the crisis of economic transformation in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
1998
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Ideology, rationality and legality in the political thought of Mikhail Gorbachev

Prof. Neil Robinson
1995
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Competing political platforms and political organization in the late Soviet state

Prof. Neil Robinson
1992
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The rise of the Russian democrats. The causes and consequences of the elite revolution

Prof. Neil Robinson
1996
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Moscow, the Fourth Rome: Stalinism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Evolution of Soviet Culture 1931-1941

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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State Building in Putin's Russia: Policing and Coercion after Communism

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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Review of S. Hanke, L. Jonung and K. Schuler, Russian currency and finance: a currency board approach to reform, (Routledge, 1993)

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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T. Troxel, Parliamentary power in Russia, 1994-2001. President vs parliament, (Palgrave, 2003), Slavonic and East European Review

Prof. Neil Robinson
2005
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The end of communist power. Anti-corruption campaigns and legitimation crises

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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The end of the outer empire. Soviet-East European Relations in transition

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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Review of L. March, The Communist Party in post-communist Russia, (Manchester University Press, 2002

Prof. Neil Robinson
2003
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Spooked by none

Prof. Neil Robinson
2019
Ireland
Irish Examiner
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At war with Gerry Adams

Prof. Neil Robinson
2017
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Vladimir Putin, such a vastly overrated leader: We are one tweet away from bad relations

Prof. Neil Robinson
2017
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Russian foreign policy

Prof. Neil Robinson
2016
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The common history of state capture

Prof. Neil Robinson
2015
Oxford Brookes University
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A. Ledeneva, Can Russia modernise?

Prof. Neil Robinson
2014
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The summit

Prof. Neil Robinson
2014
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Beginning of the end or end of the beginning? Putin, opposition and regime evolution in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
Dundee
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Wounded Russia striving to find its identity and be great once again

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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Resisting Patrimonial Capitalism in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
Queens University Belfast
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The Soviet Union

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Washington, DC
CQ Press
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The New Fiscal Sociology: Taxation in Comparative and Historical Perspective

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Malden
Wiley-Blackwell
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P. Chaisty, Legislative politics and economic power in Russia, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006)

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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International politics and Central Asian states

Prof. Neil Robinson
2005
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Eternal Russia. Yeltsin, Gorbachev and the mirage of democracy

Prof. Neil Robinson
1995
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Civil Society, Constitution and Legitimacy

Prof. Neil Robinson
2002
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The struggle for reform in Russia, 1991-1993: corporatist interests versus 'shock therapy'

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
Glasgow
Department of Politics, Glasgow Caledonian University
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Participation and democracy east and west. Comparisons and interpretations

Prof. Neil Robinson
1999
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The August 1998 crisis1998

Prof. Neil Robinson
1998
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Revolution and transition as models of Russian political change

Prof. Neil Robinson
1995
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The causes and consequences of the coup

Prof. Neil Robinson
1991
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Why did the socialist system collapse in central and eastern European countries?

Prof. Neil Robinson
1996
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Presidents, Oligarchs and Bureaucrats: Forms of Rule in the Post-Soviet Space

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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Mirrors of the Economy: National Accounts and International Norms in Russia and Beyond

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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Review of T.F. Remington (ed.) Politics and the Soviet system, (Macmillan, 1989)

Prof. Neil Robinson
1989
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T. Bjorkman, Russia's road to deeper democracy, (Brookings Institute, 2003

Prof. Neil Robinson
2004
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The Khrushchev era: de-Stalinisation and the limits of reform in the USSR, 1953-1964

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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Russian politics and society

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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The Russian Public Debt and Financial Meltdowns

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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Imploding societies

Prof. Neil Robinson
2019
Ireland
Irish Examiner
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How do you deal with a troll like Putin?

Prof. Neil Robinson
2018
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Tragic farce of Soviet science undermined its ideology

Prof. Neil Robinson
2016
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Russia: internal political development

Prof. Neil Robinson
2016
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Black-and-white view of East and West from moral absolutist

Prof. Neil Robinson
2015
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H. Goscilo (ed.) Putin as celebrity and cultural icon

Prof. Neil Robinson
2014
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A tale of ten cities

Prof. Neil Robinson
2014
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The paradoxes of success: Russia and crisis

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
San Francisco
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Central Asia : international dimensions

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
Brusse;s
CERIS
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The paradoxes of success

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
Budapest
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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Prof. Neil Robinson
2010
New York
Oxford University Press
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Can Russia Compete?

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Malden
Wiley-Blackwell
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R. Smyth, Candidate Strategies and Electoral Competition in the Russian Federation: Democracy Without Foundation (Cambridge University Press),

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Rentierism and regional politics

Prof. Neil Robinson
2005
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How Russia votes

Prof. Neil Robinson
1997
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Party formation in East-Central Europe

Prof. Neil Robinson
1995
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Ideology and perestroika: Western political science explanations of change in the USSR and the absence of a concept

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
York
Department of Politics, University of York
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Developments in Russian Politics 5

Prof. Neil Robinson
2001
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Regimes and comparative political analysis

Prof. Neil Robinson
1998
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Economic reform and corporate resistance in Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
Department of Politics, University of York
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The limits of perestroika: the March elections and the Congress of People's Deputies and the I-RDG

Prof. Neil Robinson
1989
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Last of the empires. A history of the Soviet union

Prof. Neil Robinson
1996
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Flammable Societies: Studies on the Socio-economics of Oil and Gas

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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E. Carnaghan, Out of order: Russian political values in an imperfect world, (The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2007)

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Review of Kukathas, C., D. Lovell and W. Maley (eds) The transition from Socialism: state and civil society in Gorbachev¿s USSR, (Longman, 1991) and S. Berglund and J.A. Dellenbrant The new democrac....

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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P. Shankar Jha, The perilous road to the market, (Pluto Press, 2002), in Political Studies: Review, 2004

Prof. Neil Robinson
2004
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Russian currency and finance: a currency board approach to reform

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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Ideology and policy. The political uses of doctrine in the Soviet Union

Prof. Neil Robinson
1991
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Review of J. Miller, Mikhail Gorbachev and the end of Soviet power, (Macmillan, 1993)

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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The centre cannot hold

Prof. Neil Robinson
2019
Ireland
Irish Examiner
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What's next for Putin and Russia?

Prof. Neil Robinson
2018
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No new answers to age-old questions

Prof. Neil Robinson
2016
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Long story behind Scotland's choice Union or independence?

Prof. Neil Robinson
2016
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A vision of Westminster's future marred by Machiavellian politics

Prof. Neil Robinson
2015
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Oil, autocracy and democracy

Prof. Neil Robinson
2014
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Moscow, the fourth Rome. Stalinism, cosmopolitanism, and the evolution of Soviet culture, 1931-1941

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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Types of natural state and transitions to democracy

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
San Francisco
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Central Asia: neo-patrimonialism and stagnation

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
Brussels
CERIS
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Adapting Neo-patrimonialism to the Study of post-Soviet Political Development

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Washington, DC
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Andrei Sakharov

Prof. Neil Robinson
2010
New York
Oxford University Press
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Empire of the Periphery: Russia and the World System

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Malden
Wiley-Blackwell
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Putin, the 'Normalization' of Russian Politics and Europe

Prof. Neil Robinson
2005
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Russian security in a globalized world: policies, concerns and capacities

Prof. Neil Robinson
2004
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Russia after the Cold War

Prof. Neil Robinson
2000
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Can democracy take root in post-Soviet Russia? Explorations in state-society relations

Prof. Neil Robinson
1998
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The party is sacred to me': Gorbachev and the place of the party in Soviet reform, 1985-1990

Prof. Neil Robinson
1991
Colchester
Centre for Russian Studies, University of Esse
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Elites after state socialism. Theory and analysis

Prof. Neil Robinson
2001
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Prior regime types and post-communism

Prof. Neil Robinson
1998
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Negotiated revolution and Russian political transformation

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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Stealing the state. Control and collapse in Soviet institutions

Prof. Neil Robinson
1998
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Review of R. Sakwa, Russian politics and society, (Routledge, 1993), in Irish Slavonic Studies

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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K. O'Connor, Intellectuals and apparatichiks. Russian nationalism and the Gorbachev revolution, (Lexington Books, 2006)

Prof. Neil Robinson
2008
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Review of A. Pravda ed.), The end of the outer empire. Soviet-East European Relations in transition, 1985-1990, (Sage, 1992), Journal of Communist Studies, 1993, 9 (3): 297

Prof. Neil Robinson
1993
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The Soviet era. Soviet politics from Lenin to Yeltsin

Prof. Neil Robinson
1995
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The Communist Party in post-communist Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2003
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Ideology and rationality in the Soviet model: a legacy for Gorbachev

Prof. Neil Robinson
1990
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Laughing at what we fear

Prof. Neil Robinson
2020
Irish Examiner
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America's secret empire'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2019
Ireland
Irish Examiner
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Why Vladimir Putin needs a supermajority

Prof. Neil Robinson
2017
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Holocaust revelations

Prof. Neil Robinson
2016
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Gorbachev on the defensive

Prof. Neil Robinson
2016
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Trade deal fightback marks sea change'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2015
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Central Asia : international dimensions'

Prof. Neil Robinson
2014
Brussels
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Presidents, Oligarchs and Bureaucrats: Forms of Rule in the Post-Soviet Space

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
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Is nation building possible in Central Asia?

Prof. Neil Robinson
2013
DCU
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Horror of Mao's 36m famine hangs over China

Prof. Neil Robinson
2012
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Russia: response to crisis

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Vienna
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Mikhail Gorbachev

Prof. Neil Robinson
2010
New York
Oxford University Press
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Post-communist Regime Change: A Comparative Study

Prof. Neil Robinson
2011
Malden
Wiley-Blackwell
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Regional and international relations in Central Asia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2006
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The new international politics of Central Asia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2004
Université de Paris XI - Faculté Jean Monnet/Centre Européen de recherches inter
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Boris Yeltsin: a revolutionary life

Prof. Neil Robinson
2000
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Reconstructing the state. Personal networks and elite identity in Soviet Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
2001
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The limits of Soviet democracy: the origins and prospects of the Inter-Regional Group

Prof. Neil Robinson
1989
Colchester
Department of Government, University of Essex
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Russia's New Politics. The Management of a Postcommunist Society.

Prof. Neil Robinson
2000
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Public opinion in postcommunist Russia

Prof. Neil Robinson
1997
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Western analysis of perestroika and post-Soviet political economy

Prof. Neil Robinson
1994
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Russia's 1996 presidential election. The end of polarized politics

Prof. Neil Robinson
1998
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Introduction

Prof. Neil Robinson
2007
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