Democracy, Gender, and Social Policy in Russia

A Wayward Society

  • Andrea Chandler

Part of the Gender and Politics series book series (GAP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction: Democracy, Gender and Citizenship in Post-communist Russia

  3. Discourses of the Early Transition: Liberalism, Feminism, and the Market in the 1990s

  4. Opposition Politics, Nationalism, and the Search for Authenticity, 1995–2004

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. Andrea Chandler
      Pages 75-86
    3. Andrea Chandler
      Pages 87-104
  5. Statism and Democratic Reversal under Putin: Policies for a Wayward Society, 2000–2008

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-106
    2. Andrea Chandler
      Pages 133-145
  6. Steps towards a Post-Putin Social Contract

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-149
    2. Andrea Chandler
      Pages 151-168
  7. Conclusion

    1. Andrea Chandler
      Pages 169-173
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 174-254

About this book


Through compelling and insightful analysis of the Russian case, this book explores the role that social welfare plays in regime transitions. It examines the role that gender and social welfare has played in Russia's post-communist political evolution from Yeltsin's assumption of the presidency to Putin's return for a third term as president in 2012


communism democracy feminism gender nationalism pluralism Policy politics social justice social policy

Authors and affiliations

  • Andrea Chandler
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceCarleton UniversityCanada

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