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Author Ledeneva, Alena V., 1964-
Title How Russia really works : the informal practices that shaped post-Soviet politics and business / Alena V. Ledeneva
Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2006
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  JN6695.A55 C639 2006    AVAILABLE    30650020020679
Descript xii, 270 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Culture and society after socialism
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-261) and index
Why are informal practices still prevalent in Russia? -- Chernyi piar : manipulative campaigning and the workings of Russian democracy -- Kompromat : the use of compromising information in informal politics -- Krugovaia poruka : sustaining the ties of joint responsibility -- Tenevoi barter : shadow barter, barter chains, and nonmonetary markets -- Dvoinaia bukhgalteriia : double accountancy and financial scheming -- Post-Soviet tolkachi : alternative enforcement and the use of law
Subject Political corruption -- Russia (Federation)
Political culture -- Russia (Federation)
Corporations -- Corrupt practices -- Russia (Federation)
Corporate culture -- Russia (Federation)
Social networks -- Russia (Federation)
Business networks -- Russia (Federation)
Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-
Russia (Federation) -- Economic conditions -- 1991-
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