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Publications

Authored Books

Russia and the New States of Eurasia:  The Politics of Upheaval, co-author, Cambridge University Press, 1994, 437 pp.

Eastern Europe, Gorbachev and Reform: The Great Challenge, 2nd revised and expanded ed., author, Cambridge University Press, 1990, 320 pp.

Eastern Europe, Gorbachev and Reform: The Great Challenge, author, Cambridge University Press, 1988, 268 pp.

The Kremlin and the Prague Spring, author, University of California Press, 1984, 431 pp.

Soviet Policy Towards Egypt, author, Macmillan, 1979, 271 pp.


Edited Books

Four-volume series published by Cambridge University Press on Authoritarian and Democratization in Postcommunist Societies. The volumes are:

The Consolidation of Democracy in East-Central Europe, co-editor and contributor, Cambridge University Press, 1997, 423 pp.

Politics, Power and the Struggle for Democracy in South-East Europe,  co-editor and contributor, Cambridge University Press, 1997, 472 pp.

Conflict, Cleavage and Change in Central Asia and the Caucasus,  co-editor and contributor, Cambridge University Press, 1997, 423 pp.

Democratic Changes and Authoritarian Reactions in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova,  co-editor and contributor, Cambridge University Press, 1997, 386 pp.

The International Dimension of Post-Communist Transitions in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, editor and contributor, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1997, 462 pp.

The End of Empire? The Transformation of the USSR in Comparative Perspective, co-editor and contributor, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 374 pp.

The Making of Foreign Policy in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, co-editor and contributor, New York: M.E.Sharpe, 1995, 360 pp.

The Soviet Union in the Middle East: Politics and Perspectives, co-editor and contributor, Heinemann and Holmes & Meier for the Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1982, 172 pp.

Soviet-East European Dilemmas: Coercion, Competition and Consent, co-editor and contributor, Heinemann and Holmes & Meier for the Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1981, 226 pp.


Published Reports

Post-communism’s Troubled Steps Toward Democracy: an Aggregate Analysis of Progress in the 27 New States, report for the U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., 1997, 118 pp.

The International Politics of the Russian Littoral:  A Report on Current Trends and Research Needs, co-author, Report for the U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., 1992, 258 pp.

Change in Eastern Europe:  Soviet Interests and Western Opportunities, co-author, Atlantic Council, 1989, 51 pp.

The Effects on Soviet Policy of a British Boycott of the Olympic Games, Memorandum 25/79-80/FM, submitted to the Foreign Affairs Committee, House of Commons, in support of evidence presented (Questions 460-484) at Committee Hearings on 27 February, 1980.

Afghanistan: The Soviet Invasion and Its Consequences for British Policy. Fifth Report from the Foreign Affairs Committee, House of Commons Session 1979-80 (responsible, as specialist adviser on Soviet policy, for drafting the report), 267 pp.


Series Editor: The International Politics of Eurasia Published by M.E. Sharpe, New York.
Edited volumes from the Russian Littoral Project.

Vol. 1: The Legacy of History in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1994 (volume editor, S. Frederick Starr)

Vol. 2: National Identity and Ethnicity in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1994 (volume editor, Roman Szporluk)

Vol. 3: The Politics of Religion in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1995 (volume editor: Michael Bourdeaux)

Vol. 4: The Making of Foreign Policy in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1995 (volume editors: Adeed and Karen Dawisha)

Vol. 5: State-Building and Military Power in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1995 (volume editor: Bruce Parrott)

Vol. 6: The Nuclear Challenge in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1995 (volume editor: George Quester)

Vol. 7: Political Culture and Civil Society in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1995 (volume editor: Vladimir Tismaneanu)

Vol. 8: Economic Reform and Performance in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1996 (volume editor: Bartlomiej Kaminski)

Vol. 9: The End of Empire? The Transformation of the USSR in Comparative Perspective, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1996 (volume editors: Karen Dawisha and Bruce Parrott)
                                   
Vol. 10: The International Dimension of Post-Communist Transitions in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1997 (volume editor: Karen Dawisha)


Contributions to Books

"Electocracies and the Hobbesian Fishbowl of Postcommunist Politics," in Sorin Antohi and Vladimir Tismaneanu, eds.,  Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and Their Aftermath, New York: CEU Press, 2000, pp. 291-306.

“Democratization and Political Participation: Research Concepts and Methodologies,” in each volume of Karen Dawisha and Bruce Parrott, eds., Authoritarian and Democratization in Postcommunist Societies, 4 vols., Cambridge University Press, 1997, pp. 40-69.

“The Interaction Between Internal and External Agency in Post-Communist Transitions,” (co-author), in  Karen Dawisha, ed., The International Dimension of Post-Communist Transitions in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1997, pp. 398-425.

“Constructing and Deconstructing Empire in the Post-Soviet Space,” in Karen Dawisha and Bruce Parrott, eds., The End of Empire? The Transformation of the USSR in Comparative Perspective, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1996, pp. 338-363.

"Imperialism, Dependence, and Interdependence in the Eurasian Space," in Adeed Dawisha and Karen Dawisha, eds., The Making of Foreign Policy in Russia and the New States of Eurasia, New York: M.E.Sharpe, 1995.

"Of Empire and Autocolonialism in Eurasia," Ken Booth, ed., International Security Questions for Our Time, Cambridge University Press, 1996.

"Soviet Behavior during the June 1967 War: lessons from Soviet archives," in Richard Parker, ed.,  Middle East Institute Report, 1995.

"The New Course,"  and "Crises in the 1950s and 1960s," in Archie Brown, Michael Kaser, and Gerald S. Smith, eds.,  The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Russia and the Former Soviet Union, Cambridge University Press, 1994.

"The Links that Bind:  Soviet Relations with Eastern Europe," (in Russian), in N.A. Simonia, ed., The USSR in the World Community, Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1991, pp. 334-399.

"Soviet Political and Ideological Perception and Policies Toward Eastern Europe Under Gorbachev," in Aurel Braun, ed., The Soviet-East Europe Relationship in the Gorbachev Era, Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1990.

"Eastern Europe and Perestroika Under Gorbachev," in Pressure for Reform in East European Economies, 101st Congress, Vol. II, Washington, D.C.: USGPO, 1989, pp. 513-534.

"Policy Toward Eastern Europe," in U.S.-Soviet Relations: 1988, House of Representatives, Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East, Washington, D.C.:  United States Government Printing Office, 1988, pp. 2-81.
                                                                                               
"Soviet Political and Ideological Perceptions and Policies Toward Eastern Europe Under Gorbachev," in East European Perestroika:  United States and Soviet Foreign Policy Options," One Hundredth Congress, Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1988, pp. 43-77.

"The New Internationalism in Eastern Europe" (with Jonathan C. Valdez), in Robbin F. Laird, ed., Soviet Foreign Policy, Proceedings of the Academy of Political Science, Vol. 36, No. 4, 1987, pp. 119-132.

"Western Security Interests and Policies," in Richard D. Vine, ed., Soviet-East European Relations as a Problem for the West,  London: Croom Helm for the Atlantic Institute for International Affairs, Paris, 1987, pp. 207-229.

"Kennan, Containment, and Crises in Eastern Europe," in Terry L. Deibel and John Lewis Gaddis, eds., Containment: Concept and Policy, Vol. I , Washington, D.C.:  National Defense University Press, 1986, pp. 401-415.

"The Correlation of Forces and Soviet Policy in the Middle East," in Robbin F. Laird and Erik P. Hoffmann, eds., Soviet Foreign Policy in a Changing World, New York:  Aldine, 1986, pp. 758-774.

"State and Politics in Developed Socialism:  Recent Developments on Soviet Theory," in John Hall, ed., States in History, Oxford:  Basil Blackwell, 1986, pp. 211-228.

"The Soviet Concept of Europe:  The Role of Ideas and Ideology," in E. Morton and G. Segal, eds., The Soviet Union and Europe, London:  George Allen and Unwin, 1983, pp. 19-39.

"Islam in the Foreign Policy of the Soviet Union:  A Double-Edged Sword?," (with Helene Carrere d'Encausse) in Adeed Dawisha, ed., Islam in Foreign Policy, Cambridge University Press, 1983, pp. 160-177.

"Soviet Decision-Making in the Middle East," in William Olson, David McClellan and Fred Sonderman, eds., The Theory and Practice of International Relations, 6th ed., New York: Prentice-Hall, 1983, pp. 87-98.

"The Limits of the Bureaucratic Politics Model," in Paul Lewis, ed., Readings in Soviet Politics, London: Open University Press, 1982, pp. 79-83.

"Soviet Foreign Policy:  The Cold War and After," in A.H. Brown, J.L.I. Fennell, M.C. Kaser, and H.J. Willetts, eds., The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Russia and the Soviet Union, Cambridge University Press, 1982, pp. 479-485.

"Changes in the Soviet Party," (with R. Hill and T. Dunmore) in L. Holmes, ed., The Withering Away of the State, London: Sage, 1982, pp. 197-223.

"Perspectives on Soviet Policy in the Middle East," (with Adeed Dawisha) in Adeed Dawisha and Karen Dawisha, eds., The Soviet Union in the Middle East:  Politics and Perspectives, London: Heinemann and Holmes and Meier, 1982, pp. 1-8.

"The Soviet Union in the Middle East," in E.J. Feuchtwanger and Peter Nailor, eds., The Soviet Union and the Third World, London: Macmillan, 1981, pp. 117-137.

"The 1968 Invasion of Czechoslovakia:  Causes, Consequences and Lessons for the Future," in Karen Dawisha and Philip Hanson, eds., Soviet-East European Dilemmas:  Coercion, Competition and Consent, London: Heinemann and Holmes and Meier, 1981, pp. 9-26.

"The Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia, 1968," in Michael Brecher, ed., Studies in Crisis Behavior, New York: Transaction Books, 1978, pp. 143-172.

Articles and Reviews (selected)

“Political Learning in Post-Communist Elections,”(with Stephen Deets) ,”  East European Politics and Society Vol. 20, No. 4, Fall 2006, pp. 691-729.

“Communism as a Lived System of Ideas in Contemporary Russia,”  East European Politics and Society, Vol. 19, No. 3, Summer 2005, pp. 464-494.

 “The Role of Ideas in Post-Communist Politics: A Reevaluation,” (with Venelin Ganev) ,”  East European Politics and Society, Vol. 19, No. 3, Summer 2005, pp. 339-343.

“The Question of Questions: Was the Soviet Union Worth Saving?” Slavic Review, Vol. 63, No. 3, Fall 2004, pp. 513-526.

“How to Build a Democratic Iraq,” (with Adeed Dawisha) Foreign Affairs, Vol. 82, No. 3, 2003, pp. 36-50.

“Blueprint for Hope in Iraq,” (with Adeed Dawisha) Prospect (London), No. 89, August 2003. pp. 18-24.

“The Social Sciences and Area Studies: Never the Twain Shall Meet?” Newsnet, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, fall 2003.

Journal of Politics, Vol. 64, No. 3, August 2002, pp. 958-60, review of Thomas Remington, The Russian Parliament: Institutional Evolution in a Transitional Regime, and Steven Smith and Thomas Remington, The Politics of Institutional Choice.

International Studies Review , “The Dog that Failed to Bark: Russia and its New Diasporas”, Review of Igor Zevelev, Russia and its New Diasporas, Vol 4, No. 3. Fall 2002, pp 217-218.

Russian Review, Vol. 61, No. 2, April 2002, pp. 335-6, review of Stephen Cohen, Failed Crusade: American and the Tragedy of Post-Communist Russia.

American Political Science Review, Vol. 93, No. 2, June 1999, pp. 475-6. Review of Kieran Williams, The Prague Spring and Its Aftermath: Czechoslovak Politics, 1968-70.

“Electocracies and the Hobbesian Fishbowl of Postcommunist Politics,” East European Politics and Societies , Vol. 13, No. 2, Spring 1999, pp. 256-271.

“ Russian Foreign Policy in the Near Abroad and Beyond,” Current History, Vol. 95, No. 603, October 1996,  pp. 330-335.

"Perestroika, Glasnost and Soviet Foreign Policy," The Harriman Institute Forum, Vol. 3, No. 1, The W. Averell Harriman Institute for Advanced Study of the Soviet Union, Columbia University, New York, 1990.

"Socialist Internationalism in Eastern Europe" (with Jonathan C. Valdez), Problems of Communism, Vol. 36, March-April 1987, pp. 1-15.

"Gorbachev and Eastern Europe:  A New Challenge for the West?" World Policy Journal, Spring 1986.

"Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union:  Fissure Points and Western Opportunities," U.S. Congress, 99th Session, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, European Sub-Committee, 1986, pp. 82-102.

"The Soviet Succession and Its Implications for the West" (Report on Conference held at Ditchley Park, October 5-6, 1982), Ditchley Newsletter, April 1983.

"The USSR in the Middle East:  Superpower in Eclipse?," Foreign Affairs, Vol. 61, No. 2, Winter 1982/83, pp. 438-52.

"Moscow in the Middle East," Problems of Communism, Vol. 31, No. 3, May-June 1982, pp. 56-60, and rejoinder to Comments by Robert O. Freedman, Vol. 32, No. 1, January-February 1983.

"Debolezze e punti di forza nella politica mediorientale del l'Urss," Politica Internazionale (Rome), Vol. 10, No. 3, March 1982, pp. 19-31.

"Moscow and the Gulf War," The World Today, Vol. 37, No. 1, January 1981, pp. 8-15.

"Soviet Decision-Making in the Middle East:  The 1973 October War and the 1980 Gulf War," International Affairs, Vol. 57, No. 1, Winter 1980/81, pp. 43-60; reprinted in Beitrage zur Konfliktforschung, No. 3, 1981, pp. 33-57.

"The Limits of the Bureaucratic Politics Model:  Observations on the Soviet Case," Studies in Comparative Communism (University of Southern California), Vol. 13, No.4, Winter 1980, pp. 300-26.

"Rejoinder" to Comments on "The Limits . . ." by Graham T. Allison, Fred H. Eidlin and Jiri Valenta, in ibid, pp. 342-6.

"Moscow's Moves in the Direction of the Gulf -- So Near and Yet So Far," Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, Washington, D.C., Occasional Paper Number 122, November 1980; reprinted in Journal of International Affairs (Columbia University), Vol. 34, No. 2, Fall/Winter 1980/81, pp. 219-35.

"Soviet Security and the Role of the Military:  The 1968 Czechoslovak Crisis," British Journal of Political Science, Vol. 10, July 1980, pp. 341-63; reprinted in The Journal of Strategic Studies (The Strategic Studies Society of Japan), Vol. 1, Nos. 1 and 2, December 1982, pp. 18-31.

"The Soviet Union in the Middle East:  Great Power in Search of a Leading Role," Arab Studies Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 1, Winter 1980, pp. 19-37.

"The Soviet Union in the Middle East:  Strategy at the Crossroads?," The World Today, Vol. 35, No. 3, March 1979, pp. 91-100.

"The Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia, 1968," Jerusalem Journal of International Relations, Vol. 3, Nos. 2-3, Winter/Spring 1978, pp.143-172.

"Soviet Policy in the Middle East: Present Dilemmas and Future Trends," Millennium, Journal of International Studies, Vol. 6, No. 2, Autumn 1977, pp. 182-90.

"Soviet Cultural Relations with Iraq, Syria and Egypt, 1955-1970," Soviet Studies, Vol. 27, No. 3, July 1975, pp. 418-40.

"The Roles of Ideology in the Decision-Making of the Soviet Union," International Relations, Vol. 4, No. 2, November 1972, pp. 156-172.