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Author Remington, Thomas F., 1948- author
Title Presidential decrees in Russia : a comparative perspective / Thomas F. Remington
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014
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 人文社會聯圖  JN6696 .R46 2014    AVAILABLE    30650020055188
Descript xii, 174 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction: Vladimir Putin and the limits of decree -- Presidential prerogative power. The problem of presidential government ; Dimensions of presidential power ; Executive accountability ; Policy-making powers ; Decree power ; Presidential powers and democratic stability ; The partisan environment ; Presidentialism defended ; The strategic environment of presidential powers ; Endogenous presidentialism ; The political context ; Complementary informal institutions -- The evolution of constitutional decree power in Russia. Statutes and decrees ; Taming the tsar: the 1906 constitution ; Institutionalizing the revolution: the 1918, 1924, 1936 and 1977 constitutions ; Gorbachev and Soviet presidentialism: March 1990 and September 1990 ; Yeltsin's counter-presidency: amending the RSFSR constitution ; The post-Soviet Russian presidency: the 1993 constitution -- Presidential decree power and the legislative process. Rules, space, and time ; Rules ; Space ; Time ; The interaction of rules, space, and time: aggregate patterns of laws and decrees -- Presidential decrees and legislative sequences. Aggregate patterns ; Case studies -- Decrees and presidential power. Bureaucratic interests ; Weimar Russia?
Subject Executive power -- Russia (Federation)
Executive power -- Soviet Union
Presidents -- Russia (Federation)
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