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Academic Publications

“Labour,” in Graeme Gill, ed., Handbook on Russian Politics and Society (Routledge, 2023).

“Russian Labor: Between Stability and Stagnation,” in Susanne Wengle, ed., Russian Politics Today (Cambridge University Press, 2022).

Global Cities versus Rustbelt Realities: The Dilemmas of Urban Development in Russia,” Slavic Review, Volume 79, Issue 2, Summer 2020, 365-389

“Labor Protests and their Consequences in Putin’s Russia” (with Irina Olimpieva), Problems of Post-Communism, Vol. 65, Issue 5, 2018 (published online 29 Sept. 2017).

Monotowns and the Political Economy of Industrial Restructuring in Russia,” Post-Soviet Affairs, Vol. 32, No. 5, 2016.

The Reemergence of Class in the Wake of the First ‘Classless’ Society,” East European Politics & Societies vol. 29 no. 3, 2015.

“Labor and Authoritarian Legacies” (with Teri Caraway and Maria Lorena Cook), in Working Through the Past: Labor and Authoritarian Legacies in Comparative Perspective (Cornell University Press, 2015).

“Russia’s Labor Legacy: Making Use of the Past,” in Working Through the Past: Labor and Authoritarian Legacies in Comparative Perspective (Cornell University Press, 2015).

Varieties of Capitalism, Power Resources, and Historical Legacies: Explaining the Slovenian Exception” (with Miroslav Stanojević), Politics & Society, vol. 39 no. 2, 2011, pp. 268–295.

“Class,” in Graeme Gill, Handbook on Russian Politics and Society (Routledge, 2011), pp. 307-317.

“Trade Unions,” in Robert Service and Silvio Pons, eds., A Dictionary of 20th-Century Communism (Princeton University Presss, 2010) pp 808-811.
published originally in Service and Pons, eds, Dizionario del Communismo (Turin: Giulio Einaudi Editore, 2007).

“Welfare Capitalism After Communism: Labor Weakness and Post-Communist Social Policies,” in Lisa Hanley, Blair Ruble and Joseph Tulchin, eds., Becoming Global and the New Poverty of Cities (Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2005) pp. 139-164.

“Explaining Labor Weakness in Post-Communist Europe:  Historical Legacies and Comparative Perspective,” East European Politics & Societies, vol. 18, no. 3 (Summer 2004), 394–429.

“Comprehending the Weakness of Russia’s Unions,” Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization, vol. 10, no. 2 (Spring 2002) pp. 230-255.

“The Social Explosion that Wasn't: Labor Quiescence in Post-Communist Russia,” in Workers after Workers’ States (Rowman & Littlefield, 2001) pp.199-218.

“Liberal Transformation: Labor and the Russian State,” in Valerie Sperling, ed., Building the Russian State (Westview Press, 2000) pp. 157-176.

“Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Troubled Russian Coal Industry,” in Peter Rutland, ed., The Political Economy of Russian Reform (Westview Press, 2000) pp.129-149.  

Guest-Editor, and co-author of “Introduction: Labour Quiescence in Post-Communist Transformations,” two special issues of Emergo: Journal of Transforming Economies and Societies (Warsaw), Vol. 6, nos. 2-3 (Spring and Summer 1999). (With David Ost).

“The Kuzbass: Liberals, Populists, and Labor,” in Timothy Colton and Jerry Hough, eds., Growing Pains: Russian Democracy and the Elections of 1993  (Brookings Institution Press, 1998).

“Coal Miners, Cultural Frameworks, and the Transformation of the Soviet Political Economy,” Post-Soviet Affairs, vol. 13, no. 2 (April-June 1997).

“Between Class and Nation: Worker Politics in the New Ukraine,” Communist and Post-Communist Studies vol. 28, no. 1 (March 1995).
Articles and Book Chapters (cont’d):

“Survival Strategies: The Miners of Donetsk in the Post-Soviet Era,” with Lewis Siegelbaum, in Siegelbaum and Daniel Walkowitz, eds., Workers of the Donbass Speak: Survival and Identity in the New Ukraine (State University of New York Press) 1995.

“Barriers to Collective Action: Steelworkers and Mutual Dependence in the Former Soviet Union, ” World Politics, vol. 46, no.4 (July 1994).


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