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Moscow in Movement: Power and Opposition in Putin's Russia
Moscow in Movement is the first exhaustive study of social movements, protest, and the state-society relationship in Vladimir Putin's Russia. Beginning in 2005 and running through the summer of 2013, the book traces the evolution of the relationship between citizens and their state through a series of in-depth case studies, explaining how Russians mobilized to defend human ...more
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published August 20th 2014 by Stanford University Press
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Really interesting look at several civil society orgs and popular movements in Russia (based in Moscow, but actually almost every movement examined had a reach beyond Moscow). Well-researched, lots of good insights, but ultimately I found it to be more of a demonstration of the theory than a test of it, because it wasn't clear how the cases were selected, or even what they were cases of, necessarily (as the author acknowledges, A Public Verdict is not oriented around protests or even really popu ...more