Still emerging from the shadow of Communism or a hotbed of opportunity for Capitalists who show up early?

The Russian Mafia

Federico Varese

Oxford UP, 2001


Corruption piggybacks on capitalism as Russian entrepreneurs balance profits and protection from organized crime.
Putin's Russia

Lilia Shevtsova

Brookings Institution Press, 2003


Can Vladimir Putin bring stability, democratic institutions and world status to Russia even if he is still an autocrat?
Mao, Marx & the Market

Dean LeBaron and Donna Carpenter

Wiley, 2002


Capitalism, not for the faint of heart.
Capitalism Russian-Style

Thane Gustafson

Cambridge UP, 1999


No one can be certain about Russia's economic future, but here are the factors to weigh — and the reasons those old-time Marxists are spinning in the crypts.