List/Grid Democratization Subscribe RSS feed of category Democratization

<!--:en-->Lincoln A. Mitchell – Democracy in Georgia Since the Rose Revolution<!--:--><!--:ka-->Lincoln A. Mitchell – Democracy in Georgia Since the Rose Revolution<!--:-->

Lincoln A. Mitchell – Democracy in Georgia Since the Rose RevolutionLincoln A. Mitchell – Democracy in Georgia Since the Rose Revolution

The U.S. policy of unconditional support for Georgia’s government and its disinterest in drawing attention to the new government’s democratization shortcomings call into question how serious the United States is about democracy-promotion, particularly… Read more »

<!--:en-->David S. Siroky and David Aphrasidze – Guns, Roses and Democratization: Huntington’s Secret Admirer in the Caucasus<!--:--><!--:ka-->David S. Siroky and David Aphrasidze – Guns, Roses and Democratization: Huntington’s Secret Admirer in the Caucasus<!--:-->

David S. Siroky and David Aphrasidze – Guns, Roses and Democratization: Huntington’s Secret Admirer in the CaucasusDavid S. Siroky and David Aphrasidze – Guns, Roses and Democratization: Huntington’s Secret Admirer in the Caucasus

Georgia is the most democratic country in the Caucasus, but arguably its democratization has also been riddled by Huntingtonian developmental crises, resulting in ethnic conflicts and civil wars. Authors argue that variation in the type… Read more »

<!--:en-->Cory Welt – Still Staging Democracy: Contestation and Conciliation in Postwar Georgia<!--:--><!--:ka-->Cory Welt – Still Staging Democracy: Contestation and Conciliation in Postwar Georgia<!--:-->

Cory Welt – Still Staging Democracy: Contestation and Conciliation in Postwar GeorgiaCory Welt – Still Staging Democracy: Contestation and Conciliation in Postwar Georgia

Georgia’s August War with Russia prompted a new wave of political mobilization against the government of President Mikheil Saakashvili after a previous effort faltered in 2007–2008. Despite its renewed vigor, the postwar… Read more »

<!--:en-->Ghia Nodia – The Role of Democracy Research Organizations in Georgia <!--:--><!--:ka-->Ghia Nodia – The Role of Democracy Research Organizations in Georgia <!--:-->

Ghia Nodia – The Role of Democracy Research Organizations in Georgia Ghia Nodia – The Role of Democracy Research Organizations in Georgia

This paper is based on the author’s personal experience as the leader of a democracy think tank in Georgia for about twenty years, but also on numerous interviews and discussions with colleagues in the… Read more »

<!--:en-->Charles H. Fairbanks, Jr. and Alexi Gugushvili – A New Chance for Georgian Democracy<!--:--><!--:ka-->Charles H. Fairbanks, Jr. and Alexi Gugushvili – A New Chance for Georgian Democracy<!--:-->

Charles H. Fairbanks, Jr. and Alexi Gugushvili – A New Chance for Georgian DemocracyCharles H. Fairbanks, Jr. and Alexi Gugushvili – A New Chance for Georgian Democracy

Something amazing happened in Georgia’s 1 October 2012 parliamentary elections. Georgia is lucky to be getting a fourth chance at democracy, after the opportunities under Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1990–92), Eduard Shevardnadze (1992–2003),… Read more »

© 2019 Georgica. All rights reserved. XHTML / CSS Valid.
Proudly designed by Theme Junkie.