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Author Bailey, Anna L., author

Title Politics under the influence : vodka and public policy in Putin's Russia / Anna L. Bailey
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 247 pages)
Contents Feeding the state : vodka from tsarism to communism -- Soviet policy doublethink -- The parasites feed : state capture under Yeltsin -- Regaining state control under Putin -- The judo gang : informal networks and perceptions of power -- An all-powerful regulator -- Beer : the new pretender on the Russian alcohol market -- The brewers' nemesis in the Duma -- Vodka is our enemy, but who said we're afraid of enemies -- From illegality to demography : alcohol policy paradigms -- The new anti-alcohol network -- Medvedev and the anti-alcohol initiative -- Alcohol policy as battleground : the 2011 alcohol law -- The campaign is over, but the battle continues
Summary "The first English-language book on Russian alcohol policy in the post-Soviet period; a study of the realities of contemporary Russian policymaking, governance, and cronyism"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 28, 2018)
Subject Alcoholic beverage industry -- Government policy -- Russia (Federation)
Alcoholism -- Government policy -- Russia (Federation)
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Political aspects -- Russia (Federation)
Vodka industry -- Government policy -- Russia (Federation)
Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017052221
ISBN 150172438X (electronic book)
9781501724381 (electronic book)