Opposing ViewpointsBook - 1996
With factories standing idle and people out of work, Russia's major growth industry and export seems to be memoirs of Soviet reformers responsible for the blessings of the free market. Yakovlev was a scholar of criminal law in the Soviet Union, played a leading role in creating the 1993 Russian constitution, and President Yeltsin's plenipotentiary representative in the parliament, advocating and explaining his bills and explaining his veto of others. He also reviews the history of criminal law in pre-revolutionary Russia and through the Soviet period. No bibliography. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, c1996.
Characteristics: 239 p. ;,23 cm.