Neil Robinson

Head Dr of Philosophy. Degree, Master of Arts

 
researcher

Biography

Neil Robinson BA (CNAA), MA, PhD (Essex) is Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Limerick. Prior to his appointment at Limerick he taught at the universities of York and Essex. His research interests focus on Russian and post-communist politics, particularly the political economy of post-communism and post-communist state building. He is the author of Ideology and the collapse of the Soviet system. A critical history of Soviet ideological discourse,( Aldershot and Brookfield, VT: Edward Elgar, 1995), and Russia: a state of uncertainty, (London and New York: Routledge, 2002), Contemporary Russian Politics (Cambridge: Polity, 2018), and co-author (with Karen Henderson) of Post-communist politics, (London: Prentice Hall, 1997). He is the editor or co-editor of Institutions and political change in Russia, (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000),Reforging the weakest link: global political economy and post-Soviet change in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004), (with Aidan Hehir) State-building. Theory and practice, (London and New York: Routledge, 2007), and (with Todd Landman), The Sage handbook of comparative politics, (London: Sage, 2009), and The political economy of Russia, (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012). He is the author of several book chapters and journal articles in, among other places, Soviet StudiesEuropean Journal of Political ResearchPolitical StudiesThe Journal of Communist Studies and Transitional PoliticsCommunist and Post-Communist StudiesDemokratizatsiya, Review of International Political Economy, International Political Science Review .

Research Interests

Russian politics; post-communist politics; political economy of Russia, especially the influence of international economy on Russia; state and institution buidling in Russia;

Books

  Year Publication
2018 Contemporary Russian Politics.
Robinson, Neil (2018) Contemporary Russian Politics. Cambridge: Polity. [Details]
2002 Russia. A state of uncertainty.
Robinson, N (2002) Russia. A state of uncertainty. London and New York: Routledge. [Details]
1997 Post-Communist Politics.
Hendrson, K; Robinson, N (1997) Post-Communist Politics. London: Prentice Hall. [Details]
1995 Ideology and the Collapse of the Soviet System. A critical history of Soviet ideological discourse.
Robinson, N (1995) Ideology and the Collapse of the Soviet System. A critical history of Soviet ideological discourse. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2013 'Russian patrimonial capitalism and the international financial crisis'
Robinson, Neil (2013) 'Russian patrimonial capitalism and the international financial crisis' In: The International Economic Crisis and the Post-Soviet States. London: Routledge. [Details]
2004 'A fickle benefactor: Russia and the global economy as a resource for change'
Robinson, N (2004) 'A fickle benefactor: Russia and the global economy as a resource for change' In: Reforging the weakest link: global political economy and post-Soviet change in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. [Details]
2004 'Global economy and post-Soviet change'
Robinson, N (2004) 'Global economy and post-Soviet change' In: Reforging the weakest link: global political economy and post-Soviet change in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. [Details]
2000 'Institutions and change in Russian politics'
Robinson, N (2000) 'Institutions and change in Russian politics' In: Institutions and political change in Russia. [Details]
1998 'Classifying Russia's party system. The problem of relevance in a time of uncertainty'
Robinson, N (1998) 'Classifying Russia's party system. The problem of relevance in a time of uncertainty' In: Party politics in postcommunist Russia. [Details]
1993 'Parliamentary politics under Gorbachev: opposition and the failure of socialist pluralism'
Robinson, N (1993) 'Parliamentary politics under Gorbachev: opposition and the failure of socialist pluralism' In: The Soviet transition: from Gorbachev to Yeltsin. [Details]
1993 'L'opposizione e il fallimento del pluralismo socialista'
Robinson, N (1993) 'L'opposizione e il fallimento del pluralismo socialista' In: Riformismo o comunismo: il caso dell'URSS. [Details]
2013 'Natural states and the development of democracy’'
Robinson, N. (2013) 'Natural states and the development of democracy’' In: Evolution. Development within big history, evolutionary and world-system paradigms. Volgograd: Uchitel. [Details]
2012 'Conclusion: the political dysfunctions of Russian capitalism'
Neil Robinson (2012) 'Conclusion: the political dysfunctions of Russian capitalism' In: The political economy of Russia. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. [Details]
2012 'The contexts of Russia's political economy: Soviet legacies and post-Soviet policies'
Neil Robinson (2012) 'The contexts of Russia's political economy: Soviet legacies and post-Soviet policies' In: The Political Economy of Russia. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. [Details]
2012 'Introduction: the political problems of Russian capitalism'
Neil Robinson (2012) 'Introduction: the political problems of Russian capitalism' In: The Political Economy of Russia. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. [Details]
2012 'The edges of Europe: conflict and resistance in the eastern marches and the problematic nature of a “wider Europe”'
Robinson, N (2012) 'The edges of Europe: conflict and resistance in the eastern marches and the problematic nature of a “wider Europe”' In: New Regionalism and the Left in Europe. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
2012 '‘Why not more conflict in the former USSR? Russia and Central Asia as a zone of relative peace?'
Robinson, N (2012) '‘Why not more conflict in the former USSR? Russia and Central Asia as a zone of relative peace?' In: Conflicts in the Former USSR. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
2010 'Russia: trends in human rights'
Robinson, N. (2010) 'Russia: trends in human rights' In: Encyclopedia of Human Rights. New York: Oxford University Press. [Details]
2010 'The Soviet Gulag'
Robinson, N (2010) 'The Soviet Gulag' In: Encyclopedia of Human Rights. New York: Oxford University Press. [Details]
2009 'Introduction'
Landman, T; Robinson, N (2009) 'Introduction' In: The Sage handbook of comparative politics. London: Sage. [Details]
2008 'Russia: limiting the impact of crisis in a post-communist transitional economy'
Robinson, N (2008) 'Russia: limiting the impact of crisis in a post-communist transitional economy' In: Power and politics after financial crises: rethinking foreign opportunism in emerging markets. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
2007 'The 'normalization' of Russian politics and Europe'
Robinson, N (2007) 'The 'normalization' of Russian politics and Europe' In: Russia and Europe: Building partnership?. London: Anthem Press. [Details]
2007 'State building and international politics: the emergence of a 'new' problem and agenda'
Robinson, N (2007) 'State building and international politics: the emergence of a 'new' problem and agenda' In: State-building. Theory and practice. London: Routledge. [Details]
2007 'State-building and international politics The emergence of a 'new' problem and agenda'
Robinson, N (2007) 'State-building and international politics The emergence of a 'new' problem and agenda' In: State-building. Theory and practice. London: Routledge. [Details]
2005 'Social power and post-Soviet economic transformation'
Robinson, N (2005) 'Social power and post-Soviet economic transformation' In: Political culture and civil society in the Black Sea region. [Details]
2004 'The global economy, reform and crisis in Russia'
Robinson, N (2004) 'The global economy, reform and crisis in Russia' In: The political economy of financial crises. Volume 2. [Details]
2004 'The post-Soviet space'
Robinson, N (2004) 'The post-Soviet space' In: The regional politics of development. [Details]
2004 'Path dependency, global economy and post-communist change'
Robinson, N (2004) 'Path dependency, global economy and post-communist change' In: Reforging the weakest link: global political economy and post-Soviet change in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. [Details]
2000 'The presidency: the politics of institutional chaos'
Robinson, N (2000) 'The presidency: the politics of institutional chaos' In: Institutions and political change in Russia. [Details]
1999 'Marxism, communism and post-communism'
Robinson, N (1999) 'Marxism, communism and post-communism' In: Marxism and social science. [Details]
1999 'The Commonwealth of Independent States as an international institution'
Robinson, N (1999) 'The Commonwealth of Independent States as an international institution' In: The CIS handbook. [Details]
1998 'Corporate interests and the politics of transition in Russia, 1991-1994'
Robinson, N (1998) 'Corporate interests and the politics of transition in Russia, 1991-1994' In: Privatization in Central and Eastern Europe. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2011 'Russian patrimonial capitalism and the international financial'
Robinson, N. (2011) 'Russian patrimonial capitalism and the international financial'. J. Communist Studies And Transitional Politics, 27 (3-4):434-455 [Details]
2013 'Russia's Response to Crisis: The Paradox of Success'
Robinson, N (2013) 'Russia's Response to Crisis: The Paradox of Success'. Europe-Asia Studies, 65 :450-472 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Economic and political hybridity: patrimonial capitalism in the post-Soviet sphere’'
Robinson, N. (2013) 'Economic and political hybridity: patrimonial capitalism in the post-Soviet sphere’'. Journal of Eurasian Studies, 4 (2):136-145 [DOI] [Details]
2012 'Institutional factors and Russian political parties: the changing needs of regime consolidation in a neo-patrimonial system'
Neil Robinson (2012) 'Institutional factors and Russian political parties: the changing needs of regime consolidation in a neo-patrimonial system'. East European Politics, 28 (3):298-309 [DOI] [Details]
2009 'August 1998 and the development of Russia's post-communist political economy'
Robinson, N (2009) 'August 1998 and the development of Russia's post-communist political economy'. REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY, 16 (3):433-455 [DOI] [Details]
2008 '`Introduction' (to special section on Russia), New Political Economy'
Robinson, N (2008) '`Introduction' (to special section on Russia), New Political Economy'. NEW POLITICAL ECONOMY, 12 (2):173-176 [Details]
2007 'The political is personal: Corruption, clientelism, patronage, informal practices and the dynamics of post-communism'
Robinson, N (2007) 'The political is personal: Corruption, clientelism, patronage, informal practices and the dynamics of post-communism'. Europe-Asia Studies, 59 (7):1217-1224 [DOI] [Details]
2007 'So what changed? The 1998 financial crisis and Russia's economic and political development'
Robinson N. (2007) 'So what changed? The 1998 financial crisis and Russia's economic and political development'. Demokratizatsiya, 15 (2):245-259 [DOI] [Details]
2003 'The politics of partial democracy: stability and instability in Russian politics'
Robinson, N (2003) 'The politics of partial democracy: stability and instability in Russian politics'. POLITICAL STUDIES REVIEWS, * (*) [Details]
2001 'The myth of equilibrium: winner power, fiscal crisis and Russian economic reform'
Robinson, N (2001) 'The myth of equilibrium: winner power, fiscal crisis and Russian economic reform'. COMMUNIST AND POST-COMMUNIST STUDIES, 34 (4):423-446 [DOI] [Details]
2000 'The economy and prospects for anti-democratic development in Russia'
Robinson, N (2000) 'The economy and prospects for anti-democratic development in Russia'. EUROPE-ASIA STUDIES, 52 (8):1391-1416 [Details]
1999 'The global economy, reform and crisis in Russia'
Robinson, N (1999) 'The global economy, reform and crisis in Russia'. REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY, 6 (4):531-564 [Details]
1998 'Classifying Russia's party system. The problem of relevance in a time of uncertainty'
Robinson, N (1998) 'Classifying Russia's party system. The problem of relevance in a time of uncertainty'. J. COMMUNIST STUDIES AND TRANSITIONAL POLITICS, 14 (1):159-177 [Details]
1995 'Soviet ideological discourse and perestroika'
Robinson, N (1995) 'Soviet ideological discourse and perestroika'. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL RESEARCH, 27 (2):161-179 [Details]
1995 'What was Soviet ideology? A comment on Joseph Schull and an alternative'
Robinson, N (1995) 'What was Soviet ideology? A comment on Joseph Schull and an alternative'. POLITICAL STUDIES, 43 (2):325-332 [Details]
1994 'From coup to coup to...? The post-communist experience in Russia, 1991-1993'
Robinson, N (1994) 'From coup to coup to...? The post-communist experience in Russia, 1991-1993'. COEXISTENCE, 31 (4):295-308 [Details]
1993 'Parliamentary politics under Gorbachev: opposition and the failure of socialist pluralism'
Robinson, N (1993) 'Parliamentary politics under Gorbachev: opposition and the failure of socialist pluralism'. J. COMMUNIST STUDIES, 9 (1):91-108 [Details]
1992 'Sign of the times: the last draft of the CPSU Programme and the crisis of party power, 1990-1991'
Robinson, N (1992) 'Sign of the times: the last draft of the CPSU Programme and the crisis of party power, 1990-1991'. SLOVO - J. OF CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN & EAST EUROPEAN AFFA, 5 (1):32-42 [Details]
1992 'Gorbachev and the place of the party in Soviet reform, 1985-1991'
Robinson, N (1992) 'Gorbachev and the place of the party in Soviet reform, 1985-1991'. SOVIET STUDIES, 44 (3):423-223 [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2015 International Studies Association Annual Convention
Robinson, Neil (2015) Towards a new Russian neo-traditionalism? International Studies Association Annual Convention New Orleans, [Details]
2015 Workshop on Populism and Politics
Robinson, Neil (2015) Populism and regime hybridity: Russia under Putin Workshop on Populism and Politics [Details]
2009 Political Studies Association (PSA) Annual Conference
Adshead, M. & Robinson, N. (2009) Late development and state developmentalism in Ireland: never the twain? Political Studies Association (PSA) Annual Conference , 10-APR-09 - 12-APR-09 [Details]
1998 Workshop on ¿The evolution and transformation of the modern state: processes of change¿, European Consortium for Political Research Joint Sessions
N. Robinson. (1998) One step forwards, two steps backwards (again): the problem of state autonomy in Russia . In: * eds. Workshop on ¿The evolution and transformation of the modern state: processes of change¿, European Consortium for Political Research Joint Sessions , 01-MAR-98 - 01-MAR-98 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 *
Robinson, N (2005) Between democracy and authoritarianism: what can Russia tell us about state and regime development in the post-Soviet world? . In: * eds. * , 31-OCT-05 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 British Association of Slavonic and East European Studies annual conference
Robinson, N (2005) ¿State and regime building in post-communist Russia: evolution and stability in comparative perspective¿ . In: * eds. British Association of Slavonic and East European Studies annual conference , 01-APR-05 - 03-APR-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2007 Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers annual conference
Robinson, N. (2007) Regime building versus state building in post-communist Russia Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers annual conference , 26-AUG-07 - 29-AUG-07 , pp.1-25 [Details]
2008 5th International Conference on Democracy and Development, Venice
Neil Robinson (2008) Assessing the relationship between domestic and international influences on post-communist political development with special reference to the influence of global economy on domestic state building constituencies 5th International Conference on Democracy and Development, Venice , 28-OCT-08 - 31-OCT-08 [Details]
2008 Irish Social Sciences Platform Conference, After the Celtic Tiger, 11-12 September
Adshead, M. and Robinson, N. (2008) ‘Towards a political economy of 'post-celtic tiger' Ireland’ Irish Social Sciences Platform Conference, After the Celtic Tiger, 11-12 September [Details]
2008 International Studies Association Annual Convention
Neil Robinson (2008) State and regime in post-communism: Russia in comparative perspective International Studies Association Annual Convention , 25-MAR-08 - 29-MAR-08 [Details]
2009 Irish Association of Russian, Central and East European Studies annual conference
Neil Robinson (2009) Debt, trade, the end of communism and beyond Irish Association of Russian, Central and East European Studies annual conference , 07-MAY-09 - 08-MAY-09 [Details]
2009 ISA Annual Convention
Neil Robinson (2009) Economic internationalization and post-communist democratization ISA Annual Convention , 11-FEB-09 - 15-FEB-09 [Details]
2009 Political Studies Association annual conference
Neil Robinson` (2009) Politics and economic development in Russia under Yeltsin and Putin Political Studies Association annual conference , 06-APR-09 - 09-APR-09 [Details]
2009 ISA-ABRI conference
Neil Robinson (2009) Patrimonial political economy and global economy ISA-ABRI conference , 21-JUL-09 - 24-JUL-09 [Details]
2009 Political Studies Association (PSA) Annual Conference, University of Manchester, 10-12 April
Adshead, M. and Robinson, N. (2009) ‘Late development and state developmentalism in Ireland: never the twain?' Political Studies Association (PSA) Annual Conference, University of Manchester, 10-12 April [Details]
2012 XII mezhdunarodnaya nauchnaya konferentsiya po problemam razvitiya ekonomiki i obshchestva
Robinson, N (2012) Regime building versus state building in post-communist Russia: explaining the drive to modernization and its weaknesses . In: Ye. Yasin eds. XII mezhdunarodnaya nauchnaya konferentsiya po problemam razvitiya ekonomiki i obshchestva , pp.199-205 [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2017 Conflict, Crime, and the State in Postcommunist Eurasia.
Robinson, N (2017) Conflict, Crime, and the State in Postcommunist Eurasia. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2016 Re-examining Economic and Political Reforms in Russia, 1985-2000: Generations, Ideas and Changes.
Robinson, N (2016) Re-examining Economic and Political Reforms in Russia, 1985-2000: Generations, Ideas and Changes. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2016 Authoritarian Russia. Analyzing post-Soviet regime changes.
Robinson, N (2016) Authoritarian Russia. Analyzing post-Soviet regime changes. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2013 Moscow, the Fourth Rome: Stalinism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Evolution of Soviet Culture 1931-1941.
Robinson, N (2013) Moscow, the Fourth Rome: Stalinism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Evolution of Soviet Culture 1931-1941. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2013 Defeating Authoritarian Leaders in Postcommunist Countries.
Robinson, N (2013) Defeating Authoritarian Leaders in Postcommunist Countries. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2013 The Politics of Inequality in Russia.
Robinson, N (2013) The Politics of Inequality in Russia. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2013 The Russian Public Debt and Financial Meltdowns.
Robinson, N (2013) The Russian Public Debt and Financial Meltdowns. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2013 The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations.
Robinson, N (2013) The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations. Book Review [Details]
2013 Moscow, the fourth Rome. Stalinism, cosmopolitanism, and the evolution of Soviet culture, 1931-1941.
Robinson, N. (2013) Moscow, the fourth Rome. Stalinism, cosmopolitanism, and the evolution of Soviet culture, 1931-1941. Book Review [Details]
2013 Presidents, Oligarchs and Bureaucrats: Forms of Rule in the Post-Soviet Space.
Robinson, N (2013) Presidents, Oligarchs and Bureaucrats: Forms of Rule in the Post-Soviet Space. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2013 Flammable Societies: Studies on the Socio-economics of Oil and Gas.
Robinson, N (2013) Flammable Societies: Studies on the Socio-economics of Oil and Gas. Book Review [Details]
2013 Presidents, Oligarchs and Bureaucrats: Forms of Rule in the Post-Soviet Space.
Robinson, N. (2013) Presidents, Oligarchs and Bureaucrats: Forms of Rule in the Post-Soviet Space. Book Review [Details]
2013 Power and policy in Putin’s Russia.
Robinson, N. (2013) Power and policy in Putin’s Russia. Book Review [Details]
2014 H. Goscilo (ed.) Putin as celebrity and cultural icon.
Robinson, Neil (2014) H. Goscilo (ed.) Putin as celebrity and cultural icon. Book Review [Details]
2014 A. Ledeneva, Can Russia modernise?.
Robinson, Neil (2014) A. Ledeneva, Can Russia modernise?. Book Review [Details]
2014 Can Russia Modernise? 'Sistema', Power Networks and Informal Governance.
Robinson, N (2014) Can Russia Modernise? 'Sistema', Power Networks and Informal Governance. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2012 Building States and Markets after Communism.
Robinson, N (2012) Building States and Markets after Communism. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2012 The Currency of Power: The IMF and Monetary Reform in Central Asia.
Robinson, N (2012) The Currency of Power: The IMF and Monetary Reform in Central Asia. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2012 Symbols and Legitimacy in Soviet Politics.
Robinson, N (2012) Symbols and Legitimacy in Soviet Politics. Book Review [Details]
2012 Mirrors of the Economy: National Accounts and International Norms in Russia and Beyond.
Robinson, N (2012) Mirrors of the Economy: National Accounts and International Norms in Russia and Beyond. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2012 State Building in Putin's Russia: Policing and Coercion after Communism.
Robinson, N (2012) State Building in Putin's Russia: Policing and Coercion after Communism. Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2011 Empire of the Periphery: Russia and the World System.
Robinson, N (2011) Empire of the Periphery: Russia and the World System. Malden: Book Review [Details]
2011 Understanding Post-communist Transformation: A Bottom Up Approach.
Robinson, N (2011) Understanding Post-communist Transformation: A Bottom Up Approach. Malden: Book Review [Details]
2011 Can Russia Compete?.
Robinson, N (2011) Can Russia Compete?. Malden: Book Review [Details]
2011 Post-communist Regime Change: A Comparative Study.
Robinson, N (2011) Post-communist Regime Change: A Comparative Study. Malden: Book Review [Details]
2011 The New Fiscal Sociology: Taxation in Comparative and Historical Perspective.
Robinson, N (2011) The New Fiscal Sociology: Taxation in Comparative and Historical Perspective. Malden: Book Review [Details]
1989 Review of T.F. Remington (ed.) Politics and the Soviet system, (Macmillan, 1989).
Robinson, N (1989) Review of T.F. Remington (ed.) Politics and the Soviet system, (Macmillan, 1989). Book Review [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
2013 Is nation building possible in Central Asia?.
Robinson, Neil (2013) Is nation building possible in Central Asia?. DCU: Conference Paper [Details]
2013 Types of natural state and transitions to democracy.
Robinson, N. (2013) Types of natural state and transitions to democracy. San Francisco: Conference Paper [Details]
2013 The paradoxes of success: Russia and crisis.
Robinson, N. (2013) The paradoxes of success: Russia and crisis. San Francisco: Conference Paper [Details]
2013 Beginning of the end or end of the beginning? Putin, opposition and regime evolution in Russia.
Robinson, N. (2013) Beginning of the end or end of the beginning? Putin, opposition and regime evolution in Russia. Dundee: Conference Paper [Details]
2013 Soviet-type systems and the development of democracy.
Robinson, N. (2013) Soviet-type systems and the development of democracy. Moscow State University: Conference Paper [Details]
2014 State capture and business capture? Political and corporate power under neo-patrimonialism.
Robinson, Neil (2014) State capture and business capture? Political and corporate power under neo-patrimonialism. Conference Paper [Details]
2014 Putin, nationalism and the rhetoric of reaction’.
Robinson, Neil (2014) Putin, nationalism and the rhetoric of reaction’. Conference Paper [Details]
2011 Regime building versus state building in post-communist Russia: explaining the drive to modernization and its weaknesses.
Robinson, N (2011) Regime building versus state building in post-communist Russia: explaining the drive to modernization and its weaknesses. Moscow: Conference Paper [Details]
2011 Adapting Neo-patrimonialism to the Study of post-Soviet Political Development.
Robinson, N (2011) Adapting Neo-patrimonialism to the Study of post-Soviet Political Development. Washington, DC: Conference Paper [Details]
2011 Regime building versus state building in post-communist Russia: towards a theory of Russian political development.
Robinson, N (2011) Regime building versus state building in post-communist Russia: towards a theory of Russian political development. University of Iceland: Conference Paper [Details]
2011 Patrimonial capitalism and the financial crisis in Russia.
Robinson, N (2011) Patrimonial capitalism and the financial crisis in Russia. Montreal: Conference Paper [Details]

Encyclopedia Entry

  Year Publication
2011 The Soviet Union.
Robinson, N (2011) The Soviet Union. Washington, DC: Encyclopedia Entry [Details]
2011 Socialist transition.
Robinson, N (2011) Socialist transition. Washington, DC: Encyclopedia Entry [Details]
2010 Andrei Sakharov.
Robinson, N (2010) Andrei Sakharov. New York: Encyclopedia Entry [Details]
2010 Mikhail Gorbachev.
Robinson, N (2010) Mikhail Gorbachev. New York: Encyclopedia Entry [Details]
2010 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
Robinson, N (2010) Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. New York: Encyclopedia Entry [Details]

Guest Lectures

  Year Publication
2004 The new international politics of Central Asia.
Robinson, N (2004) The new international politics of Central Asia. Guest Lectures [Details]

Invited Lectures

  Year Publication
2013 In the shadow of violence : the political economy of Russia.
Robinson, N. (2013) In the shadow of violence : the political economy of Russia. university of Birmingham: Invited Lectures [Details]
2014 Central Asia: neo-patrimonialism and stagnation’.
Robinson, Neil (2014) Central Asia: neo-patrimonialism and stagnation’. Brussels: Invited Lectures [Details]
2014 Central Asia : international dimensions’.
Robinson, Neil (2014) Central Asia : international dimensions’. Brussels: Invited Lectures [Details]
2014 Oil, autocracy and democracy.
Robinson, Neil (2014) Oil, autocracy and democracy. Invited Lectures [Details]
2012 Russia's experience of the global financial crisis.
Robinson, N (2012) Russia's experience of the global financial crisis. Oxford Brookes University: Invited Lectures [Details]
2010 The sustainability of patrimonial capitalism in the former USSR.
Robinson, n (2010) The sustainability of patrimonial capitalism in the former USSR. St Anthony’s College, University of Oxford: Invited Lectures [Details]
2010 Conflict in the post-Soviet space: expectations and authoritarian peace.
Robinson, N (2010) Conflict in the post-Soviet space: expectations and authoritarian peace. Department of Politics, Queen’s University Belfast: Invited Lectures [Details]

Monograph:- Peer Reviewed

  Year Publication
2010 State and conflict in the former-USSR.
Robinson, N (2010) State and conflict in the former-USSR. Monograph:- Peer Reviewed [Details]
2000 Economy and anti-democracy in Russia.
Robinson, N (2000) Economy and anti-democracy in Russia. Colchester: Monograph:- Peer Reviewed [Details]
1999 Patterns of presidential politics in Russia, 1991-1998.
Robinson, N (1999) Patterns of presidential politics in Russia, 1991-1998. Monograph:- Peer Reviewed [Details]
1994 Ideology and perestroika: Western political science explanations of change in the USSR and the absence of a concept.
Robinson, N (1994) Ideology and perestroika: Western political science explanations of change in the USSR and the absence of a concept. York: Monograph:- Peer Reviewed [Details]
1994 The struggle for reform in Russia, 1991-1993: corporatist interests versus 'shock therapy'.
Robinson, N (1994) The struggle for reform in Russia, 1991-1993: corporatist interests versus 'shock therapy'. Glasgow: Monograph:- Peer Reviewed [Details]
1991 The party is sacred to me': Gorbachev and the place of the party in Soviet reform, 1985-1990.
Robinson, N (1991) The party is sacred to me': Gorbachev and the place of the party in Soviet reform, 1985-1990. Colchester: Monograph:- Peer Reviewed [Details]
1989 The limits of Soviet democracy: the origins and prospects of the Inter-Regional Group.
Robinson, N (1989) The limits of Soviet democracy: the origins and prospects of the Inter-Regional Group. Colchester: Monograph:- Peer Reviewed [Details]

Newspaper Articles

  Year Publication
2015 The origins of the Irish.
Robinson, Neil (2015) The origins of the Irish. Newspaper Articles [Details]
2012 Horror of Mao’s 36m famine hangs over China.
Robinson, Neil (2012) Horror of Mao’s 36m famine hangs over China. Newspaper Articles [Details]
2013 End of the affair: no more love for the leader’.
Robinson, N. (2013) End of the affair: no more love for the leader’. Newspaper Articles [Details]
2013 Wounded Russia striving to find its identity and be great once again.
Robinson, Neil (2013) Wounded Russia striving to find its identity and be great once again. Newspaper Articles [Details]
2014 If Kissinger ruled .
Robinson, Neil (2014) If Kissinger ruled . Newspaper Articles [Details]
2014 A tale of ten cities.
Robinson, Neil (2014) A tale of ten cities. Newspaper Articles [Details]
2014 The summit.
Robinson, Neil (2014) The summit. Newspaper Articles [Details]
2012 Life of Molotov challenges perception that Stalin’s henchmen were drones.
Robinson, N (2012) Life of Molotov challenges perception that Stalin’s henchmen were drones. Newspaper Articles [Details]
2012 Tour de force is a challenge to silence of Spain’s bloody unresolved past.
Robinson, N (2012) Tour de force is a challenge to silence of Spain’s bloody unresolved past. Newspaper Articles [Details]
2011 Starved of democracy and then starved to death.
Robinson, N (2011) Starved of democracy and then starved to death. Newspaper Articles [Details]

Working Paper

  Year Publication
2008 State, regime and Russian political development.
Robinson, N (2008) State, regime and Russian political development. Working Paper [Details]
2005 Putin, the 'Normalization' of Russian Politics and Europe.
Robinson, N (2005) Putin, the 'Normalization' of Russian Politics and Europe. Working Paper [Details]
2003 Communist and post-communist states, and path dependent political economy.
Robinson, N (2003) Communist and post-communist states, and path dependent political economy. Working Paper [Details]

Key Note Speech

  Year Publication
2012 Resisting Patrimonial Capitalism in Russia.
Robinson, N (2012) Resisting Patrimonial Capitalism in Russia. Queens University Belfast: Key Note Speech [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Irish Association for Russian and East European Studies Vice president, 2008-2009; President, 2010-2012; Secretary 2012- 01-JAN-01 / 30-DEC-99
British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies Politics and International Relations Subject stream convenor, 2000-2002, Executive committee member, 2000-2, Treasurer, 2002-7 01-JAN-91 / 30-DEC-99
Political Studies Association of the UK Executive Committee Member, 1994 01-JAN-90 / 30-DEC-99

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies, 2000-2002 Executive committee member and politics and international relations convenor 2000 / 2002
National Advisory Committee, Europe-Asia Studies, 2001 to date Member 2001 / 1899
Post-Soviet Politics, Ashgate Publishers, 2002 to date Series editor 2002 / 1899

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
University of Essex Lecturer 01-JAN-95 / 31-DEC-00
University of York Lecturer 01-SEP-92 / 31-DEC-94

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1993 University of Essex PhD
1988 University of Essex MA
1987 Portsmouth Polytechnic BA

Languages

  Language Reading Writing Speaking
French Functional Basic Basic
Russian Fluent Basic Functional

Teaching Interests

PO4011 Introduction to Government & Politics
PO4032 Russian Politics
PO5112 Russian & Post Soviet Politics