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Capitalism Russian-style [electronic resource] / Thane Gustafson.

By: Gustafson, Thane.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, England ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 264 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0511016697 (electronic bk.); 9780511016691 (electronic bk.); 9780521641753 (hbk.); 0521641756 (hbk.); 9780511492129 (electronic bk.); 051149212X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Russia (Federation) -- Economic conditions -- 1991- | Capitalism -- Russia (Federation) | Post-communism -- Russia (Federation) | Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions -- 1991- | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Free Enterprise | Capitalisme -- Russie | Postcommunisme -- Russie | �Economie de march�e -- Russie | Russie -- Conditions �economiques -- 1991- | Russie -- Conditions sociales -- 1991- | Capitalismo Rusia (Federaci�on) | Post-comunismo Rusia (Federaci�on) | Rusia (Federaci�on) Condiciones econ�omicas 1991- | Rusia (Federaci�on) Condiciones sociales 1991- | Economische situatie | Kapitalisme | Kapitalismus | Wirtschaft | Russland | Postcommunisme -- Russie | Capitalisme -- Russie | Russie -- Conditions �economiques -- 1991- | Russie -- Conditions sociales -- 1991-Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Capitalism Russian-style.DDC classification: 330.12/2/0947 Other classification: 83.30 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The new Russian revolution: false start or dead end? -- Creating owners: insider privatization and its consequences -- Wall Street comes to Moscow -- The rise and fall of the private banks -- No capitalism without capitalists: entrepreneurship in the new Russia -- Russia's epidemic of crime -- Toward the rule of law? -- Beyond coping: toward the recovery of Russian society -- The shrinking Russian state and the battle for taxes -- Conclusion: halfway to the market -- Russia on the eve of the twenty-first century.
Review: "For a decade Russia has been dismantling communism and building capitalism. Describing a deeply flawed fledgling market economy, Capitalism Russian-Style provides a progress report on one of the most important economic experiments going on in the world today. It describes Russian achievements in building private banks and companies, stock exchanges, new laws and law courts. It analyzes the role of the mafia, the rise of new financial empires, entrepreneurs and business tycoons, and the shrinking Russian state. Thane Gustafson tells how the Soviet system collapsed and the new market society was born."--Jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-254) and index.

The new Russian revolution: false start or dead end? -- Creating owners: insider privatization and its consequences -- Wall Street comes to Moscow -- The rise and fall of the private banks -- No capitalism without capitalists: entrepreneurship in the new Russia -- Russia's epidemic of crime -- Toward the rule of law? -- Beyond coping: toward the recovery of Russian society -- The shrinking Russian state and the battle for taxes -- Conclusion: halfway to the market -- Russia on the eve of the twenty-first century.

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"For a decade Russia has been dismantling communism and building capitalism. Describing a deeply flawed fledgling market economy, Capitalism Russian-Style provides a progress report on one of the most important economic experiments going on in the world today. It describes Russian achievements in building private banks and companies, stock exchanges, new laws and law courts. It analyzes the role of the mafia, the rise of new financial empires, entrepreneurs and business tycoons, and the shrinking Russian state. Thane Gustafson tells how the Soviet system collapsed and the new market society was born."--Jacket.

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