LIS 530C: Fall 2006

Russian, East European & Eurasian

Bibliography & Research Methods:

Session 6:

Russia: Social Science

Session Description    |    Session Requirements   | Session Notes  

~ Session 6 Description ~

Resources for Russian law, government, economics, media (print and digital)

~ Session 6 Requirements & Other Materials ~

Required Reading  |  Additional Readings  |  Other Assignments 

Required Reading

Author Date Title
Konitzer-Smirnov, Andrew 2003 "Incumbent Electoral Fortunes and Regional Economic Performance during Russia's 2000-2001 Regional Executive Election Cycle," Post-Soviet Affairs 19, issue 1 (2003):. 46-79. "Drawing on extensive field research and a database of regional, political and economic indicators, presents a comparison of Russia's 1996-1997 and 2000-2001 'oblast' and 'kray' elections. Quantitative analyses illustrate differences across the two cycles of elections regarding the relationship between incumbent success and various economic development indicators, referendum voting effects, and other factors.


Additional Readings

Author Date Title
Kryvonos, Myroslava 2001 "A Research Guide to Ukrainian Law," International Journal of Legal Information 31, issue 1 (2003): 1-19. (available online)
Miller, Terri Tickle 2001 "The Census Online: Internet Census Resources for Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union," Slavic & East European Information Resources 3, no. 4 (2002): 51-64. (available online)
Roudik, Peter 2001 "Researching Russian Laws: A Guide to Major Online Information Resources," Slavic & East European Information Resources 2, no. 3/4 (2002): 99-106 (available online)
Verdery, Katherine 2006a

"Bringing the Anthropologists (Back) In," Newsnet: News of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies 46, no. 1 (2006):1-11.

Other Assignments



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