Gleichschaltung: Authoritarian Consolidation in Ukraine 2010–2012
Yuri Marchenko, 2012 - Всего страниц: 191
Mykola Riabchuk, a renowned Ukrainian public intellectual and political analyst, has been closely following and commenting on political developments in Ukraine since the early years of its independence. His best essays, collected within this book, focus primarily on the years of the presidency of Victor Yanukovych which were marked by a state capture, democratic recession and creeping authoritarian consolidation. An astute analysis of political processes combined with a sound essayistic narrative make the book essential reading for political scientists, students, and all those interested in the region.Why Yanukovych ended up so dismally?This collection of Riabchuk’s essays focuses on the Viktor Yanukovych presidency, which was marked by state capture, democratic recession, and creeping authoritarian consolidation. Astute and well-written, the book is essential reading for political scientists, students, and all those interested in the region.