State and Big Capital in Russia

TitleState and Big Capital in Russia
Publication TypeJournal Article
AuthorsRigi, Jakob
Journal titleSocial Analysis
Year2005
Pages198-205
Volume49
Abstract

Explores the struggle between the bureaucratic order of the nation-state and the mafia-like tactics of oligarchs in Russia. Dimension of the forces that have developed to protect oligarchic interests; Ambiguity of laws, which allows state officials to interpret laws arbitrarily to justify the use of coercive power; Role of the transformation of the state's structures and the networking of the would-be oligarchs with state officials in the formation of the new oligarch class.

ISSN1
LanguageEnglish
Publisher linkhttp://www.jstor.org/stable/23175302