Postcommunist Welfare States: Reform Politics in Russia and Eastern Europe (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007; Paperback 2013)
The Soviet Social Contract and Why It Failed: Welfare Policy and Workers’ Politics from Brezhnev to Yeltsin (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1993)
Left Parties and Social Policy in Postcommunist Europe (with Mitchell Orenstein and Marilyn Rueschemeyer, eds., (Westview, 1999)
Labor and Liberalization: Trade Unions in the New Russia (New York: 20th Century Fund, 1997)
with Marsha Pripstein, eds. Labor and Privatization: A Global Look at Responses And Consequences (Edward Elgar, 2002)
Refereed Journal Articles
Refereed Journal Articles
“Реформы социальной сферы в странах Восточной Европы и бывшем СССР,” (“Reform of the Welfare State in Eastern Europe and Russia,”) in Voprosy gosudarstvennogo i Munitsiplann’nogo Upravlenie (Issues of State and Municipal Administration), Translated by Elena Vinogradova, Higher School of Economics, No. 2, 2014, Higher School of Economics, Moscow.
“Labor Relations in Russia: Moving to a “Market Social Contract?” (with Elena Vinogradova and Irina Kozina Problems of Post-communism, (forthcoming, spring 2015)
“Russian Labor: Quiescence and Conflict” (with Irina Kozina and Elena Vinogradova, Communist and Post-Communist Studies, vol. 45, nos. 3 & 4, 2012.
“More Rights, Less Power: Labor Standards and Labor Markets in East European Postcommunist States,” Studies in Comparative International Development, vol. 45, no. 2, June, 2010.
“Negotiating Welfare in Postcommunist States,” Comparative Politics, vol. 40, no. 1, October, 2007, 41-62.
“NGOs and Social Policy-Making in Russia’s Regions” (with Elena Vinogradova) Problems of Post-Communism,” vol. 53, no. 5, Sept.-Oct., 2006, 28-41.
“The Russian Welfare State: Obstacles to Restructuring,” Post-Soviet Affairs, vol. 16, No. 4 (Oct.- Dec., 2000:) 355-378.
“Exit and Voice in Russian Managers’ Privatization Strategies,” Communist Economies and Economic Transformation, vol. 7, no. 4, 1995. (with Vladimir Gimpelson)
“Workers in the Russian Federation: Responses to the Post-communist Transition, 1989-1993,” Communist and Post-Communist Studies, vol. 28, no. 1, March, 1995
“Conclusion: Workers in Post-communist Poland, Russia, and Ukraine,” Communist and Post-Communist Studies, vol. 28, no. 1, March, 1995.
“Labor Unions in Post-Communist Countries,” Problems of Post-Communism, vol. 42, no. 2, March-April, 1995
“Brezhnev’s ‘Social Contract’ and Gorbachev’s Reforms,” Soviet Studies, vol. 44, no. 3, 1992: 356-376
"The Politics of Soviet Enterprise Insolvency," Soviet Union/Union Sovietique, vol. 17, No. 3,1990, 235-258.
“Party and Workers in the Soviet First Five-Year Plan: The Transition from Political Mobilization to Administrative Control,” Russian History, vol. 15, no 2-4, 1988, 227-252.
Peer-Reviewed Publications (selected)
”’Spontaneous Privatization’ and its Political Consequences in Russia’s Postcommunist Health Sector,” in Melani Cammett and Lauren M. McLean, eds., The Politics of Non-state
Social Welfare (Cornell University Press, 2014)
“Political Clientelism and Social Policy: The Postcommunist Experience,” in Political Clientelism, Social Policy, and the Quality of Democracy, Larry Diamond and Diego Abente-Brun, eds.
(Johns Hopkins University Press, forthcoming, 2014
“Constraints on Universal Health Care in the Russian Federation: Inequality, Informality, and theFailures of Mandatory Medical Insurance Reforms” (Geneva, UNRISD, forthcoming)
“Welfare State Development,” Oxford Bibliographies On-Line : Political Science (Rick Valelly,Editor, 2011) at: www.aboutobo.com
“Russian Labor,” Handbook of Russian Politics and Society, Graeme Gill, ed. (Routledge, 2011)
"Eastern Europe and Russia,” Chap. 46 in The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare States, FrancesCastles, Stephan Leibfried, Jane Lewis, Herbert Obinger, and Christopher Pierson, eds.
pp. 671-688. (Oxford University Press, 2010)
“Russia’s Welfare Regime: the Shift Toward Statism,” chap. 2 in Maija Jappinen, Meri Kulmala and Aino Saarinen, eds., Gazing at Welfare, Gender, and Agency in Post- socialist Countries
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010)
“Women in the Russian State Duma,” (with Carol Nechemias) in Marilyn Rueschemeyer and Sharon Wolchik, eds., Women in Power in Postcommunist Parliaments (Indiana University Press
with the Wilson Center for Scholars, 2009)