Given Russia's return to authoritarian governance, how do we explain it?
Was Russia destined to return to authoritarianism or some form of very strong central leadership?
When Russia moved toward democracy, they did not lose their many former Communist leaders within their parliament. While one leader was strong, the second was not. During this period, many different geographical communities attempted to secede, some successful, other bringing about a swift and violent retaliation. Additionally, criminal activity became more violent and law enforcement was unable to completely control it. When Putin came into office, these were the issues facing him along with a larger issue of the vast oil reserves found and how to turn it into economic success for the country.
Putin moved to gain control over the country and the damaging elements. This meant consolidating power and in his mind, with his background, that meant ...
The solution discusses Russia's return to authoritarian governance. It also considers if Russia was destined to return to authoritarianism or some form of very strong central leadership.
Evaluating the Bolshevik Revolution
I have been studying the Bolshevik Revolution and am having trouble understanding and relating everything around it. I am really struggling to understand one of the main concepts of one of my readings. I was hoping to get a detailed understanding of this.
How do sociological perspectives relate to this quote?:
"The Bolshevik Revolution produced unintended results because its leaders overreacted to the failures of 1848 and 1871 and drew authoritarian lessons from them."
How do different perspectives and sociological ideas relate to that statement?
How does the film "La Commune" relate to this quote?
Do the sociological perspectives prove this quote to be correct or incorrect and if so why? Please give me some examples so I can really understand.
How does Edward Carr's, "The Bolshevik Revolution" tie into this quote?
How does Theda Skocpol's "States and Social Revolutions" relate to this quote?
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