Violence in the Russian Armed Forces

A suggested bibliography compiled by Françoise Daucé and Elisabeth Sieca-Kozlowski –To be regularly updated (last update January 23, 2012)

  

RUSSIAN SOURCES

 

Books

  • Armiia i Ia. Materialy sotsiologicheskogo issledovaniia, situatsii, pis’ma, vyskazyvaniia, Sankt-Peterburg, : Organizatsiia “Soldatskie Materi” & Tuskarora, 2003;
  • Kniga pamiati. Sto iz 15 tysiach,  Issue 1 , Moskva : Fond Pravo Materi, Izvestiia, Dec. 1991;
  • Russkie na voine : sbornik rasskazov, Moskva : Vagrius, 2003 ;
  • I.M. Antonian, Zhestokost’ v nashei zhizne, Moscow, Infra-M, 1995
  • K. L. Bannikov, Antropologiia ekstremal’nikh grupp. Dominantnye otnosheniia sredi voennosluzh ashchikh srochnoi sluzhby Rossiiskoi Armii, RAN, Institut Etnologii i Antropologii im. N.N. Miklukho-Maklaia, Moskva, 2000.
  • S.A. Belanovsky, Dedovshchina v armii. Sbornik sociologiceskikh dokumentov, Moskva, Akademia Nauk SSSR, 1991;
  • A. Belovranin, Chernaia Kniga, Saint-Petersbourg, Norma, 2010;
  • A. Iu. Petukhov, Dedovshchina v armii I na flote. Istoriia iavlenie, puti bor’by s nim, Sankt-Peterburg,Korona-Print, , 36 pages, 2000;
  • K. Podrabinek, Nescastnye, samizdat 1977;
  • V.V.  Savel’ev, Kak vyzhit’ v neustavnoi armii. Rostov-on-Don, Feniks, From the series Psychological Practice, 224 pages, 2003.
  • M. Zolotonosov, Obyknovennii Sadizm, Staty o Rossiiskoi Armii : 1993-1997, St Petersburg, Tuskarora, 1997.
  • E. A. Моргуленко, Неуставные взаимоотношения военнослужащих: теория и практика антикриминального воздействия. М., изд. «За права военнослужащих», 2006

 

Chapters in Books

  • “Dedovshchina”, in  S.S. Solovyev and I.V. Obraztsov, Rossiiskaia Armiia ot Afganistana do Chechnii, Moscow : Natsionalnyi Institut Imeni Ekaterina Velokoi, 1997, pp. 339-45.

 

Articles in Journals

  • V.V. Ivanov, “Sistemnyj vzgliad na prirodu dedovshchiny”, Sociologicheskie Issledovaniia, # 3, 1995;
  • N.I. Marchenko, “K voprosu o genezise i sushchnosti neustavnykh otnoshenij” , Sociologicheskie Issledovaniia, # 12, 1993 ;
  • I.V. Merkulov, “Proiskhozhdenie i sudhchnost’ dedovshchiny v armii”, Sociologicheskie Issledovaniia, # 12, 1992 ;
  • I.V. Obraztsov, “Formy proiavleniia neustavnykh otnoshenii”, Sociologicheskie Issledovaniia, # 2, 1996.
  • A. Iu. Solnyshkov, “Dedovshchina: tip otnosheniia k “znachimomu drugomu”, Sotsiologicheskie Issledovaniia, # 6, 2004, s. 45-53.

 

Novel

  • Iu. Poliakov, Sto dnei do prikaza, 1987.

 

 

WESTERN SOURCES

 

Books

  • F. Daucé & E. Sieca-Kozlowski, Dedovshchina in the Post-Soviet Military : Hazing of Russian Army Conscripts in Comparative Perspective, Stuttgart, Ibidem-Verlag, 2006
  • M. Eichler, Militarizing Men. Gender, Conscription and War in Post-soviet Russia. Stanford University Press, 2012.
  • C. Gerstenmaier (Red.) Kontinent. Unabhängiges Forum russischer und osteuropäischer Autoren – 9, Frankfurt am Main u. a., Verlag Ullstein 1978 – 273 S.Kartoniert, Umschlag etwas berieben und bestoßen. Erstes Blatt mit Namenseintrag. Enthält u. a.:Milovan Djilas: Die Ideologie schreibt die Geschichte – Alexander Sinowjew: Autobiographie – Ion Daniel: Angor Pectoris; Lew Kopelew: Alexander Galitsch zum Gedächtnis – Kirill Podrabinek: Die Unglücksraben – Das Dossier Podrabinek;
  • V. Melnikova, A. Lebedev, Les petits soldats. Le combat des mères russes. Paris : Bayard, 2001;
  • A. Oleinik, Organized Crime, Prison and Post-Soviet Societies, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003, with a foreword by Alain Touraine;

 

Chapters in Books

 

  • J. Van Bladel, “Russian Soldiers in the Barracks : A Portrait of a Subculture”, in A. Aldis and R. Mc Dermott, Eds., Russian Military Reform, 1992-2002. Portland, OR: Frank Cass, 2003, pp. 60-72.

 

Articles in Journals

  • R. Bathurst, M. Burger, “Controlling the Soviet Soldier:  Some Eyewitness Accounts,” Occasional Papers, no.1, Center for Strategic Technologies, Texas A&M University, 1982.
  • Dale R. Herspring, “Dedovshchina in the Russian Army: The Problem That Won’t Go Away”, The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 1556-3006, Volume 18, Issue 4, 2005, Pages 607 – 629
  • Iva Savic. Rethinking Russia: The Russian Soldier Today. Journal of International Affairs, vol. 63, # 2, spring/summer 2010. pp. 219-229.
  • Iu. Solnyshkov, “Dedovshchina – brutal relationships in the army as a type of attitude to “meaningful other””, Sociologicheskie Issledovaniia, #6, 2004.
  • M. Tsypkin,  “The Conscripts”, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 1983, #5, pp. 28-32.

 

Journal Issues

 

 

Reports

  • Torture, Ill-treatment and Death in the Army, Amnesty International Report EUR 46/10/1997;
  • Conscription Through Detention in Russia’s Armed Forces, http://hrw.org/reports/2002/russia/, Vol. 14, No. 8, November 2002;
  • To Serve without Health ? Inadequate Nutrition and Health Care in the Russian Armed Forces, Human Rights Watch,  http://hrw.org/reports/2003/russia1103/, Vol.15 No.9(D), November 2003 .   
  • The Wrongs of Passage: Inhuman and Degrading Treatment of New Recruits in the Russian Armed Forces, Human Rights Watch, http://hrw.org/reports/2004/russia1004/, October 2004

 

Doctoral Thesis

  • J.Van Bladel, The all-volunteer force in the Russian mirror: transformation without change [Online resource]  ; [Groningen : University Library Groningen], 2004, see chapter 3  “Cultural Encounter : The Soldiers’ Question”, http://www.ub.rug.nl/eldoc/dis/arts/j.j.e.van.bladel/
  • K.-W. Shim, Les Forces Armées soviétiques face à la diversité des nationalités : situation et perspectives, un mécanisme d’intégration ? Etudes soviétiques et Est-Européenne, Institut d’Etudes de Science Politique, Paris, 1989.

 

 

 

 

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