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Published by Rodopi in Amsterdam, New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Democracy -- Russia (Federation),
  • Democratization -- Russia (Federation).,
  • Social justice -- Russia (Federation),
  • Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [137]-147) and index.

Statementedited by William Gay, Tatiana Alekseeva.
SeriesValue inquiry book series -- v. 148. -- Contemporary Russian philosophy, Value inquiry book series -- v. 148., Value inquiry book series
ContributionsGay, William, 1949-, Alekseeva, T. A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJN6699.A15 D45 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 154 p. :
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18470849M
ISBN 109042010991

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