Table of contents for Putin : the choice for Russia / by Richard Sakwa.

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<br>Richard SAKWA
1	The path to power
<br>The unlikely making of a leader
<br>The succession operation
2	The ideas behind the choice
<br>Who is mister Putin?
<br>The Russian 'transition' and beyond
<br>Russia at the turn of the millennium
<br>Planning for the future
<br>The state of the nation
<br>The 'normalisation' of politics
3	The Putin way
<br>Building the Putin bloc
<br>Putin and the people
Leadership and style
<br>	Putin's path: towards a Russian 'third way'?
4	State and society
<br>State and regime
<br>	State strengthening as politics or law
<br>	The 'liquidation of the oligarchs as a class'
<br>Freedom of speech and the media
<br>Judicial reform and human rights
5	Restructuring political space
<br>Changes to the party system
<br>Changes to electoral legislation
<br>Parliamentary realignment
<br>	Regime and opposition
<br>Democracy and civil society
6	Putin and the regions
Segmented regionalism
<br>The reconstitution of federal relations
<br>Establishing the presidential 'vertical'
Reorganising federal relations
<br>Regional governors and legislatures
<br>State reconstitution and federalism
7	Reforging the nation
<br>Images of the nation and symbols of the state
<br>Social aspects of national identity
<br>Chechnya: tombstone or crucible of Russian power?
8	Russian capitalism
<br>	Entering the market
<br>Models of capitalism: oligarchical democracy?
<br>State, economy and society
9	Putin and the world
<br>The normalisation of foreign policy
<br>Putin's choice
<br>Practising normality
10	Conclusion
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