No 3 (2017)

NGOs under State Regulation: Strengths and Weaknesses of the Russian Civil Society

Guest edited by Elena Bogdanova

Table of Contents


NGOs under State Regulation: Strengths and Weaknesses of the Russian Civil Society
Elena Bogdanova 5-10


Strategies of Environmental NGOs in the Context of the Law on Foreign Agents: Games with Formality
Svetlana Tulaeva, Maria Tysiachniouk, Laura Henry 18-43
Russian Pension Reform: Why So Little Engagement from Below?
Aadne Aasland, Linda Cook, Daria Prisyazhnyuk 44-69
Policy Implementation and Initiatives in Russia: A Local Perspective
Ann-Mari Sätre, Leo Holger Granberg 70-81
Socially Oriented NGOs and Local Communities in a Russian Region: Ways to Build Up Their Relationship
Nina Ivashinenko, Alla Varyzgina 82-103

Review Essays

The “Axial Age” of Cultural Studies: A Discussion on Cultural Populism
Boris Stepanov 104-134

Book Reviews

Julie Hemment. Youth Politics in Putin’s Russia: Producing Patriots and Entrepreneurs. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015.
Anna Schwenck 135-139
Pål Kolstø and Helge Blakkisrud, eds. The New Russian Nationalism: Imperialism, Ethnicity and Authoritarianism 2000–2015.
Olga Malinova 140-144
Dmitrii Gromov. Nemtsov most: ctikhiinaia memorializatsiia. M.: Institut etnologii i antropologii RAN im. N.N. Miklukho-Maklaia, 2017.
Olga Davydova-Minguet 145-148
Robert Argenbright. Moscow under Construction: City Building, Place-Based Protest, and Civil Society. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2016.
Milyausha Zakirova 149-152
Susanne A. Wengle. Post-Soviet Power: State-Led Development and Russia’s Marketization. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Marina Khmelnitskaya 153-156
Steven Parham. China’s Borderlands: The Faultline of Central Asia. New York: I. B. Tauris, 2017.
Botakoz Kassymbekova 157-159
Paolo Boccagni. Migration and the Search for Home: Mapping Domestic Space in Migrants’ Everyday Lives. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
Olga Tkach 160-163
Sergei Ushakin i Aleksei Golubev, red. i sost. XX vek: Pis'ma voiny. M.: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2016.
Daria Khlevnyuk 164-168
Alexis Peri. The War Within: Diaries from the Siege of Leningrad. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017.
Tatiana Voronina 169-172
Rachel Morley. Performing Femininity: Woman as Performer in Early Russian Cinema. London: I. B. Tauris, 2017.
Jan Levchenko 173-177
List of Article Manuscript Reviewers, 2017