Popular support for an undemocratic regime : the changing views of Russians /

"All forms of government require popular support, whether voluntary or involuntary, in order to survive. Following the collapse of the Soviet system, Russia's rulers took steps toward democracy, yet under Vladimir Putin Russia has become increasingly undemocratic. This book uses a unique s...

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Author / Creator: Rose, Richard, 1933-
Other Authors / Creators:Mishler, William, 1947-
Munro, Neil, 1970-
Format: Book
Imprint: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Table of Contents:
  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • Introduction: The need for popular support
  • 1. Democratic and undemocratic models of support
  • 2. Changing the supply of regimes
  • 3. Putin consolidates a new regime
  • 4. Increasing support for an undemocratic regime
  • 5. Individual influences on regime support
  • 6. Time tells: there is no alternative
  • 7. Finessing the challenge of succession
  • 8. The challenge of economic reversal
  • 9. Maintaining a regime - democratic or otherwise
  • Appendix A. New Russia Barometer samples
  • Appendix B. Coding of variables
  • References
  • Index