Popular Support for an Undemocratic Regime : The Changing Views of Russians.

A unique study of how popular support can grow when governors reject democracy and create an undemocratic regime.

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Author / Creator: Rose, Richard.
Other Authors / Creators:Mishler, William.
Munro, Neil.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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505 0 |a Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures -- Tables -- Introduction: The need for popular support -- The regimes that rulers supply -- Plan of the book -- 1 Democratic and undemocratic models of support -- Mixing support and compliance -- Theories of support -- Worldwide support for regimes of all kinds -- 2 Changing the supply of regimes -- Hard and soft coercion -- Ideology and fear: the Stalinist approach -- Promoting positive support -- Competition for support -- Yeltsin struggles to fill the void -- A peaceful succession -- 3 Putin consolidates a new regime -- Repatriating power to the Kremlin -- A floating system of parties -- Emergence of a party of power -- Institutionalizing a noncompetitive party system -- Creating United Russia -- A hegemonic party system -- 4 Increasing support for an undemocratic regime -- Support with and without democratization -- Empirical responses to democracy as symbol -- Measuring support -- Dynamics of regime support -- Contrasting elite evaluations of change -- The changing views of Russians -- Variability of support -- A lifetime of learning and relearning -- 5 Individual influences on regime support -- Social differences inevitable -- their influence is not -- Political performance matters -- The regime that Russians want -- The regime Russians get -- The economy that matters -- Combining influences -- 6 Time tells: there is no alternative -- Stable and variable influences -- Expectations of change -- Context and time -- Combining context and individual evaluations -- 7 Finessing the challenge of succession -- The problem of term limits -- Speculating about alternatives -- Ending uncertainty -- Organizing the right result -- Substantively, voters endorse Putin's choices -- Contrasting views of electoral fairness -- Politics influences perceptions of fairness. 
505 8 |a Influence of election unfairness on regime support -- 8 The challenge of economic reversal -- Crisis at the top -- Vulnerability at the bottom -- Crisis creates new anxieties -- Depression more subjective than objective -- The economy reverses, support remains high -- Political support predictably affected by crisis -- Crisis evaluations of the economy -- 9 Maintaining a regime - democratic or otherwise -- Maintaining an undemocratic regime -- Containing would-be opponents -- Gaining support from skeptics and the compliant -- Insulation from external influences -- Challenges -- The durability of post-Soviet regimes -- Challenges, predictable and otherwise -- Political support helps undemocratic and democratic regimes -- Support promotes durability -- Appendix A: New Russia Barometer samples -- New Russia Barometer I: 26 January-25 February 1992 (SPP 205) -- New Russia Barometer II: 26 June-22 July 1993 (SPP 216) -- New Russia Barometer VII: 6 March-13 April 1998 (SPP 303) -- New Russia Barometer VIII: 13-29 January 2000 (SPP 328) -- New Russia Barometer IX: 14-18 April 2000 (SPP 330) -- New Russia Barometer X: 17 June-3 July 2001 (SPP 350) -- New Russia Barometer XI: 12-26 June 2003 (SPP 378) -- New Russia Barometer XII: 12-22 December 2003 (SPP 384) -- New Russia Barometer XIII: 18-23 March 2004 (SPP 388) -- New Russia Barometer XIV: 3-23 January 2005 (SPP 402) -- New Russia Barometer XV: 13-23 April 2007 (SPP 426) -- New Russia Barometer XVI: 7-17 December 2007 (SPP 442) -- New Russia Barometer XVII: 14-23 March 2008 (SPP 443) -- New Russia Barometer XVIII: 18-24 June 2009 (SPP 462) -- Appendix B: Coding of variables -- References -- Index. 
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590 |a Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.  
650 0 |a Democracy -- Russia (Federation). 
650 0 |a Political participation -- Russia (Federation). 
650 0 |a Post-communism -- Russia (Federation). 
650 0 |a Democratization -- Russia (Federation). 
650 0 |a Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-. 
650 0 |a Russia (Federation) -- Economic conditions -- 1991-. 
650 0 |a Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions -- 1991-. 
655 4 |a Electronic books. 
700 1 |a Mishler, William. 
700 1 |a Munro, Neil. 
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