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Academic Publications

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

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

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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