• Graeme Gill
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Political Leadership book series (PSPL)


This chapter discusses the lessons of the above analysis. It outlines the role of policy and institutions in oligarch politics, the strategies and tactics followed by would-be dominant/predominant leaders and by their oligarch colleagues, and finishes by describing the formal norms that were present throughout almost all of the Soviet period, and the informal norms that characterized each phase of that development.


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  1. 1.Department of Government and International RelationsUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

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