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Politics under the influence : vodka and public policy in Putin's Russia /

"The first English-language book on Russian alcohol policy in the post-Soviet period; a study of the realities of contemporary Russian policymaking, governance, and cronyism"--

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bailey, Anna L., (Author)
Format: Online Book
Published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018.
Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Feeding the state : vodka from tsarism to communism
  • Soviet policy doublethink
  • The parasites feed : state capture under Yeltsin
  • Regaining state control under Putin
  • The judo gang : informal networks and perceptions of power
  • An all-powerful regulator
  • Beer : the new pretender on the Russian alcohol market
  • The brewers' nemesis in the Duma
  • Vodka is our enemy, but who said we're afraid of enemies
  • From illegality to demography : alcohol policy paradigms
  • The new anti-alcohol network
  • Medvedev and the anti-alcohol initiative
  • Alcohol policy as battleground : the 2011 alcohol law
  • The campaign is over, but the battle continues.