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Transitional Citizens

Voters and What Influences Them in the New Russia

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$49.00 • £39.95 • €44.00

ISBN 9780674001534

Publication Date: 07/31/2000


336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

53 graphs, 64 tables


"Transitional Citizens is a very important study, executed with exemplary thoroughness and consistency. There is no doubt that it will be a major and lasting contribution, important for the study of Russian politics and democratic transitions more generally."—Thomas F. Remington, Emory University

Colton and an impressive group of collaborators offer a technically excellent addition to the growing body of literature on Russian electoral behavior. The researchers studied voter attitudes related to the 1995 Duma and 1996 presidential elections. A rather large sample and repeated interviews give the study an appearance of authenticity. Colton examines possible variables involved in voters’ choices, including socioeconomic characteristics, partisanship, perceptions of leadership, and issues.—R. J. Mitchell, Choice

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