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Anti-Terrorism, Democratization, and Human Rights

Alexander Cooley

in Great Games, Local Rules: The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199929825
eISBN:
9780199950485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929825.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 6 explores how cooperation between the Central Asian security services and their United States, Russia, and China counterparts on counterterrorism has eroded human rights norms. ... More


Contested Norms in the CIS Regional Order

Allison Roy

in Russia, the West, and Military Intervention

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199590636
eISBN:
9780191756214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590636.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the regional dimension of the normative interplay between Russia, other CIS states, and major Western states. It assesses how far and with what success Russia has promoted ... More


Moscow’s Quest for a Privileged Role

Alexander Cooley

in Great Games, Local Rules: The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199929825
eISBN:
9780199950485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929825.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 examines the strategic evolution and dilemmas of Russia, the region's former imperial power and continued privileged partner. The chapter analyzes Moscow's broad range of levers of ... More


Emerging Non-traditional Security Challenges: Color Revolutions, Cyber and Information Security, Terrorism, and Violent Extremism

Paul J. Bolt and Sharyl N. Cross

in China, Russia, and Twenty-First Century Global Geopolitics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198719519
eISBN:
9780191788611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719519.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 focuses on three emerging non-traditional security challenges identified as critical concerns or “main threats” for both Russia and China: color revolutions, cyber and information security, ... More


Diffusion-Proofing: Russian and Chinese Responses to Waves of Popular Mobilization Against Authoritarian Rulers

Karrie J. Koesel and Valerie J. Bunce

in Citizens and the State in Authoritarian Regimes: Comparing China and Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190093488
eISBN:
9780190093525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190093488.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Do authoritarian leaders take preemptive actions to deter their citizens from joining cross-national waves of popular mobilizations against authoritarian rulers? Are they more likely to engage in ... More


Youth as a Political Force in Twentieth-Century Europe: An Overview

Félix Krawatzek

in Youth in Regime Crisis: Comparative Perspectives from Russia to Weimar Germany

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826842
eISBN:
9780191865794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826842.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the twentieth century, youth emerged as a distinct socio-political group. The First World War constituted a key rupture for generational identity, as youth emerged as a central component of ... More


1989 and Its Aftermath: Two Waves of Democratic Change in Postcommunist Europe and Eurasia

Valerie Bunce and Sharon L. Wolchik

in Socialism Vanquished, Socialism Challenged: Eastern Europe and China, 1989-2009

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895977
eISBN:
9780199980116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895977.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter compares two waves of transitions from authoritarianism to democracy in postcommunist Europe and Eurasia. The first wave took place in 1989, when the communist party's monopoly ... More


The Drivers of Diffusion: Comparing 1989, the Color Revolutions, and the Arab Uprisings

Valerie Bunce

in Popular Contention, Regime, and Transition: Arab Revolts in Comparative Global Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190203573
eISBN:
9780190203597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203573.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

What drives the cross-national diffusion of popular uprisings against authoritarian rulers? A comparison of three such waves—the collapse of communism, the color revolutions, and the Arab ... More


The Russian Federation after the ‘Colour Revolutions’: Consolidating an Authoritarian Regime

Félix Krawatzek

in Youth in Regime Crisis: Comparative Perspectives from Russia to Weimar Germany

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826842
eISBN:
9780191865794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826842.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The mobilization by young people in the Russian Federation illuminates an important part of the stabilization of the country’s authoritarian regime structures from 2005 to 2011. First the political ... More


China, Russia, and Twenty-First Century Global Geopolitics

Paul J. Bolt and Sharyl N. Cross

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198719519
eISBN:
9780191788611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719519.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the Chinese–Russian bilateral relationship, grounded in a historical perspective, and discusses the implications of the partnership between these two ... More


Exit from Above: Russia and China Seek to Transform the International Order

Alexander Cooley and Daniel Nexon

in Exit from Hegemony: The Unraveling of the American Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190916473
eISBN:
9780190054557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916473.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Russia and China are engaged in substantial efforts to contest existing international architecture while building alternative infrastructure. A desire for greater influence and status drives some of ... More


Conspiracy Theories in Post-Soviet Russia

Ilya Yablokov

in Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190844073
eISBN:
9780190909611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844073.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Throughout the post-Soviet period various conspiracy theories, most of which have been anti-Western, have moved from the margins of intellectual life to the mainstream of Russian politics. The trauma ... More


Shadowy Deeds in Russia’s Shadow: Conspiracy Claims in Four Countries

Scott Radnitz

in Revealing Schemes: The Politics of Conspiracy in Russia and the Post-Soviet Region

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197573532
eISBN:
9780197573570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573532.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter examines Ukraine, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, and Belarus to illustrate how political competition and geopolitical ties affected the frequency and content of conspiracy claims. It uses ... More


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