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Violent Entrepreneurs: The Use of Force in the Making of Russian Capitalism

Violent Entrepreneurs: The Use of Force in the Making of Russian Capitalism

by Vadim Volkov

Editorial: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801487781
Número de páginas: 224
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 6 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-05-29
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Entering the shady world of what he calls "violent entrepreneurship," Vadim Volkov explores the economic uses of violence and coercion in Russia in the 1990s. Violence has played, he shows, a crucial role in creating the institutions of a new market economy. The core of his work is competition among so-called violence-managing agencies-criminal groups, private security services, private protection companies, and informal protective agencies associated with the state-which multiplied with the liberal reforms of the early 1990s. This competition provides an unusual window on the dynamics of state formation. Violent Entrepreneurs is remarkable for ...