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Cultures of Power in Post-Communist Russia

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  • Page extent: 230 pages
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  • Dewey number: 306.20947
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: JN6695 .U885 2010
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Political culture--Russia (Federation)
    • Elite (Social sciences)--Russia (Federation)--Language
    • Politicians--Russia (Federation)--Interviews
    • Discourse analysis--Political aspects--Russia (Federation)
    • Russia (Federation)--Politics and government--1991-

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9780521195164 - Cultures of Power in Post-Communist Russia - An Analysis of Elite Political Discourse - By Michael Urban
Index

Index

Abramovich, Roman 163

Administration of the President 51, 58, 61, 97, 129, 130

conditions in 125

members of 81, 96, 118, 123, 126

personnel function of 49, 50

struggle in 77

team in 65, 82, 122

agency 150, 159, 160–161, 173, 179

agency/fate 159

Agrarian Party 95

Americans 166

anti-romance 151, 167

approval

of community 16, 18, 179

discourse of 177, 178, 184

as public 10, 11, 176

See law, community, discourse

Auditing Chamber 93

August coup 149

August putsch 152, 156, 165, 174, 175

Baltic states 154

Barthes, Roland 119

Belovezh Accords 153–154, 156

Belovezh woods 155

blat 99

Bolshevik(s) 158–159, 164, 168

Bourdieu, Pierre 4, 6, 42–43, 45, 99

Bush, George H.W. 153

Central Asia 52, 154

Central Committee of the Communist Party 74–75

Chazov, Evgenii 75

Chechen fighters 103

Chechen terrorists 76

Chechen War 103, 105, 132

Chechnya 130, 132

Chicago boys 126

Chicago School 126

China 166, 188

chinovniki 58, 83, 93, 123, 125, 127

Chubais, Anatolii 60, 95, 107

civil society 25–26, 34–35, 36

class hegemony in 41

as depoliticized 39–40, 42

model of 25, 41, 43

students of 38, 39

See Civil Society I, Civil Society II

Civil Society I 35, 37, 40, 45, 66

model of 67, 68

patterns in 53, 178

and social capital 46

as weak ties 44

See civil society

Civil Society II 29, 35, 37, 53, 178

characteristics of 31, 46, 47, 178, 180, 182

model of 25, 66, 67, 68, 176

patterns in 45, 46

social relations in 65, 88, 145

as strong ties 44

See social relations

clan morality 29, 107, 111, 116, 129

clans 26, 48, 52–53, 57, 60, 61

as pejorative 52, 56, 59, 67, 107, 113

as strong ties 182

See team(s), power networks, social relations

cognitive networks 3–4, 6, 19, 148

Coleman, James 37, 38

Communist Party of the Russian Federation 23

Communist Party of the Soviet Union 158

community 18, 87, 90, 179, 183

discourse of 69, 149, 154, 159, 176, 177

as fractured 16, 157

and law 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 33

as public 11, 31, 68, 120, 178

as shrunken 68, 187

and social relations 69

versions of 17

See under approval, discourse

competence 154, 156, 157, 159, 160, 180

and agency 160

discourse of 17, 29, 90, 122, 138, 149, 150, 161, 177, 180

and morality 11, 28, 32–33, 145, 174, 176, 179

as personal 10

of reformers 163, 185

theme of 183, 184

See under professionals, professionalism

Congress of People's Deputies 80, 123

Council of the Federation 97, 123, 133

cultural practices 6, 15

culture 187

as concept 5, 27

as discourse 1

as political 1, 81

of power 4, 183

in Russia 62, 104

Democracy in America 38

democratic opposition 173, 185

against El′tsin government 33

and competence 173

from intelligentsia 20

and morality 113, 173

See Yabloko

democratization 142

discourse 4, 6, 21, 29, 130, 139, 143, 170

concept of 1, 2, 6–7, 24, 31, 139

and culture 6

elements of 149, 176

of elite 53

of family 66–67

of know-how 104

of morality 106, 108

and narrative 4, 7

of nationalism 23

of the people 27, 120

as political 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 20, 25, 105, 117, 138, 140, 141, 142, 151, 188

of professionalism 31, 128, 129

in Russian politics 143, 145, 149, 155, 174, 177, 178–179, 180, 181–182, 183, 184

of survival 109

See approval, cognitive networks, community, competence, culture, law, morality, narrative, political discourse, professionalism, speech

discourse analysis 2, 18, 187

discourse theory 8

discursive binaries 7

discursive code 100

discursive communities 5, 6, 187

discursive construction 186

discursive elements 172

discursive practices 1, 11, 90, 178, 181

discursive strategies 7, 183

discursive structure 68

Dudaev, Dzhokar 132

Duma 77, 78, 94, 96, 102, 128, 136

Eastern Europe 175

El′tsin, Boris 21, 53, 56–57, 62, 65, 72, 80, 81, 104, 109

administration of 20, 21, 29, 54, 108, 131, 156, 165–166

administrations of 19–20, 60

birthday of 62, 63

circle of 73, 124, 168

era of 72, 141, 161

government of 55, 102, 118, 131, 136

group (cohort, sample of) 134, 137, 153, 163, 185

as papa 63, 64–65

reforms of 20, 132

sacrifices of 111, 129, 130

struggles of 77

team of 167

See Administration of the President

elite(s) 1, 3, 79, 84, 187

empty signifier 119, 120, 122, 124, 158

English 166

European Commission 166

Family

The Family 53

fate 159, 160, 161, 172, 173

fate/agency 149, 150, 151, 157, 170, 172

Federal Security Service 97, 127, 131

Foucault, Michel 70

Foundations of Social Theory 37

French Revolution 78

Friedman, Milton 126

Gaidar, Egor 54, 55, 60, 104, 124, 140, 162

Garcelon, Marc 19, 142

Georgia 154

Goldman Sachs 162

Gorbachev, Mikhail 105

administration of 55

cohort of 134, 141, 142, 144, 163, 173, 185

era of 19, 29, 136

group of 134, 136, 173, 184

team of 132, 137

Gouldner, Alvin 40

government 49, 77, 82, 95, 108

of Gaidar 160, 162, 170, 175

and politics 4, 36, 71, 78, 88, 96, 113, 181, 182

and power 170

in Russia 4, 60, 75, 81, 93, 103, 160

system of 188

Grachev, Pavel 124

Gramsci, Antonio 41

Greimas, A.J. 77

Haas, Ernst 4

Habermas, Jürgen 8, 13, 16, 78

Havel, Václav 40, 175

Hegel, Georg 39

Human Rights Committee in the Duma 166

Ilyushin, Viktor 57

International Commission on Human Rights 166

KGB (Committee for State Security) 74

Khakamada, Irina 164

Klyamkin, Igor′ 79

know-how 104, 137, 183

Kosygin, Aleksei 64

Kovalev, Sergei 166

Kozyrev, Andrei 72

Kravchuk, Leonid 73

Kurkchiyan, Marina 15

Kuzmin, Alexei 21

Laclau, Ernesto 119–120

law 13, 18, 45, 156

absence of 27–28, 29, 45, 93–94, 98, 145, 154

and community 9, 11, 13, 14–15, 33

and corruption 72

discourse of 9, 14–15, 77, 91, 183

in politics 92

rule of 71, 178

See approval, morality

Ledeneva, Alena 99, 104

Lenin, Vladimir 180

Lobov, Oleg 56

Lotman, Yurii 8, 92

Luzhkov, Yurii 58

Madison, James 39

Making Democracy Work 37, 38

Marx, Karl 42, 61

Marxism-Leninism 144

Medvedev, Dmitrii 48

methodological individualism 5, 143

Michnik, Adam 41, 175

Minister of the Interior 103

Ministry of Foreign Affairs 72, 74–75, 76

Mitchell, Timothy 70, 71

morality 94

absence of 12, 15, 131

code of 13, 92

and community 154

and competence 32, 150–151, 154, 157, 176, 178–179, 180, 184

and culture 94

discourse of 90, 91, 92, 93, 97, 99, 100, 109, 122, 159, 161, 177

importance of 28

issue of 107

and law 13–14

as loyalty 111

as personal 10, 28, 33

as principled 28, 91, 94, 95, 100, 101, 102, 181

as situational 20, 29, 110

and social good 20, 140

in politics 92–93, 95, 97, 98, 100, 101, 111, 112–113, 114, 115, 116, 181

theme of 183

See approval, clan morality, community, culture, discourse, law, professionalism

Moscow City Council 83

MVD (Ministry of Internal Affairs) 127

narrative 1, 9, 179, 181

and discourse 1–2, 4, 7, 170

of opposition 173

as program 31, 149

See discourse

Nazarbaev, Nursultan 154

network analysis 3

network(s) 3, 28, 59

as closed 46

as informal 88

objectives of 49

of power 47

recruitment into 49

Soviet-era 47

See clans, cognitive networks, power networks, social relations

See under teams

nomenklatura 50, 57, 164

Orange Revolution 165

political actors 1, 2–3, 18, 78, 81, 140

political class 23, 31, 86, 155, 156, 179

consciousness of 25, 147, 186

culture(s) of 5, 98

dissension among 149

language of 28, 79, 89, 91

in Russia 1, 23, 87, 90, 157

social relations among 3

See clans, elite, political actors, politicians, power networks

See under teams

political discourse 88

concept of 8, 9, 10, 11, 27, 28, 77, 89, 174, 176, 177

in Russia 18, 29, 52, 91, 105, 141, 168, 177

See culture, discourse

politicians 106, 109, 110, 112, 133

as amoral 101

as corrupt 97, 101

as leaders 94, 104

See political class

See under professional politicians, professionals in politics

power networks 3, 17, 26, 29, 47, 115

of El′tsin 52

and social capital 183

as personalized 71, 92

varieties of 26, 48, 52, 66

within the state 15, 27, 48, 50, 88

See clans, team(s)

See under networks

Presidential Council 127

Prezidium of the Supreme Soviet 75

Procuracy 127

profession 30, 128, 134

of politics 134, 136

professional politician(s) 30, 131, 132, 138, 139–140

as competent 180

as cynical 129

as immoral 104, 131, 134

See political class, politicians, professional(s), professionalism

professional(s) 17, 107, 117, 121, 123, 129

careers in 181

as empty signifier 30, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 125

ethics of 17, 30, 130

in government 126, 142

as real 129

See professionalism, professionals in politics

See under professional politicians

professionalism 128, 138

discourse of 122, 124, 126, 129, 130

as political 104

as signifier 29, 117, 118, 182

versus politics 126

professionals in politics 29, 117, 140, 141

and cultural capital 30, 131, 139, 183

discourse of 121, 130, 133, 138, 139

See political class, professional(s), professionalism

Przeworski, Adam 188

Putin, Vladimir 19, 50, 111, 152, 164

administration of 19, 144

cohort(s) of 19, 20, 21, 56, 110, 132, 134, 136, 172

era of 29, 137, 142, 144, 163, 185

group of 114, 136, 146, 173

regime of 132

See Administration of the President, politicians

See under professional politicians

Putnam, Robert 37, 38–39, 40

Rector of Moscow University 127

romance 150, 164–165, 167, 174

romance/anti-romance 149, 158, 159, 164, 170, 173

Roth, Loren H. 75

Russia 153, 155, 156, 166, 172, 185

authoritarian rule in 187

culture of 5, 92, 188

emergence of 32

history of 92, 163, 175

political field in 140, 182, 186

Republic of 156

revolution in 151, 165, 172, 174

transformation of 157, 165

Sachs, Jeffrey 162

Sakwa, Richard 174

Schumpeter, Joseph 188

Seidman, Harold 4

Sergeyev, Victor 21

Seventh Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian Federation 123

Sewell, William 5–6

Smith, Kathleen 175

Sobchak, Anatolii 112

sobornost′ 89, 105, 138

social relations 3, 26, 29, 115, 179

and capital 42, 68, 178

as mediated 14, 15

as networks 46

as personalized 65, 67, 114, 178

in Russia 35, 43, 67

structure of 43

in USSR 36

See civil society, clans, power networks

See under networks, teams

sovereign democracy 143–144, 145

Soviet diplomats 166

Soviet discourse 158

Soviet economy 160

Soviet system 158, 160

Soviet Union 153, 155, 157

speech 25, 89, 178

Stalin, Joseph 74

state effect 71, 77

Stepashin, Sergei 103

Supreme Soviet

of Russian Republic 95, 154, 156

of USSR 94

Surkov, Vladislav 81, 144

team(s) 26, 52, 53, 54, 66–67, 68, 113, 178

in the Administration of the President 66, 82, 122, 123

as collaboration 59, 60, 168

of economic reformers 61

as strong ties 182

See clans, cognitive networks, power networks, social relations

See under networks

Tocqueville, Alexis de 38–39, 50

Trotsky, Leon 74

Turkmenbashi 154

Turkmenistan 154

Ukraine 165

Union of Right Forces 81

United Russia 78, 81

USA 162

USSR 75, 173

collapse of 152, 154, 158

disentegration of 32, 147, 155, 156, 172

ruins of 154

See Soviet Union

Van Dijk, Teun 4–5, 41

Weber, Max 8, 11, 12, 13, 31, 134, 141

Wedel, Janine 49

White House 104, 164, 165, 167, 175

Yabloko 19, 21, 108, 109, 154, 163, 185

Yakovlev, Aleksandr 105

Yasin, Evgenii 62

Yemen 188

Yugoslavia 153

Zyuganov, Genadii 104




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