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In this work, Ledeneva offers the reader an elaboration and extension of the work done in her prior book, “Russia’s Economy of Favors.” In, “How Russia Really. Loading data.. Open Bottom Panel. Go to previous Content Download this Content Share this Content Add This Content to Favorites Go to next Content. ← →. How Russia Really Works: The Informal Practices That Shaped Post‐Soviet Politics and Business by Alena V. Ledeneva:How Russia Really Works: The Informal.

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HKWL rated it really liked it Dec 23, List of Questions Notes Glossary Bibliography Index How Russia Really Works “This is an excellent account of informal practices that characterize and shape the political and business spheres of activity in contemporary Russia. Culture and Society after Socialism. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

My professor required this as one of the texts for the class and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I am doing the research in this field, but the book didnt help me as much as I hoped. Feb 25, Emma rated it liked it.

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Be the first to ask a question about How Russia Really Works. Valentine ledneeva it really liked it Aug ledenefa, Double Accountancy and Financial Scheming 7. Sadie rated it liked it Jul 09, This book is important and innovative, providing a unique ethnographic perspective on rarely visible informal economic activity and dispelling a number of commonly held stereotypes about corruption and illegality.

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How Russia Really Works, The Informal Practices That Shaped Post-Soviet Politics and Business

How Russia Really Works: The “know-how” Ledeneva describes in this book continues to operate today and is crucial to understanding contemporary Russia. Return to Book Page. Title How Russia Really Works. They enable corporations, reakly media, politicians, and businessmen to operate in the post-Soviet labyrinth of legal and practical constraints but consistently undermine the spirit, if not the letter, of the law. Rachel rated it liked it Mar 16, Publisher Cornell University Press. Her first book, The Russian Economy of Favours,dealt with usages which arose in the later Ohw period, particularly blat—payments made in favours between friends and associates.

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How Russia Really Works

During the Soviet era, blat—the use of personal networks for obtaining goods and services in short supply and for circumventing formal procedures—was necessary to compensate for the inefficiencies of socialism. Ledeneva knows work really going on in this country. Since then she has broadened her focus and developed her tools. During the Soviet era, blat –the use of personal networks for obtaining goods and services in short supply and for circumventing formal procedures–was necessary to compensate wodks the inefficiencies of socialism.

How Russia Really Works: The Informal Practices That Shaped Post-Soviet Politics and Business

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