The Politics of Religion in Russia and the New States of Eurasia

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First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

 

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Contents

Introduction
3
Russia
12
The Russian Orthodox Church in the Postcommunist
41
The Church and Politics in Contemporary Russia
95
The Emergence of Religious Pluralism
113
Map
130
In Search of a
163
The Kiev Patriarchate and the State
182
The Baltic Churches and the Democratization Process
202
Map
228
Islam as Faith Politics and Bogeyman in Tajikistan
247
Islam and the Political Culture of Scientific Atheism
273
A Muslim Community in Development
293
Project Participants
307
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About the author (1995)

Karen Dawisha was born Karen Hurst in Colorado Springs, Colorado on December 2, 1949. She studied Russian politics at the University of Colorado at Boulder and received a doctoral degree at the London School of Economics. She taught at Miami University in Oxford from 2000 until her retirement in September 2016. She wrote or co-wrote several books including Soviet Foreign Policy Towards Egypt; Eastern Europe, Gorbachev, and Reform: The Great Challenge; and Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia? She died from lung cancer on April 11, 2018 at the age of 68.

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