Richard Bennet – Delivering on the Hope of the Rose Revolution: Public Sector Reform in Georgia, 2004-2009 David Rinnert – The Politics of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms in Development—Explaining Within‐Country Variation of Reform Outcomes in Georgia after the Rose Revolution Kevin Tuite – Achilles and the Caucasus Zaza Shatirishvili and Paul Manning – Why are the Dolls Laughing? Tbilisi Culture between “High Art” and Socialist Labor. Paul Manning – Love, Khevsur Style: The Romance of the Mountains and Mountaineer Romance in Georgian Ethnography
Donnacha Ó Beacháin – Roses and Tulips: Dynamics of Regime Change in Georgia and Kyrgyzstan

Donnacha Ó Beacháin – Roses and Tulips: Dynamics of Regime Change in Georgia and Kyrgyzstan

This paper compares and contrasts the regime changes in Georgia (2003) and Kyrgyzstan (2005) that resulted in the overthrow of Presidents Shevardnadze and Akaev and are often considered to be… Read more »

Ronald Grigor Suny – Provisional Stabilities: The Politics of Identities in Post-Soviet Eurasia

Ronald Grigor Suny – Provisional Stabilities: The Politics of Identities in Post-Soviet Eurasia

This article considers the impact of ethnic identity in Eurasia following the collapse of the Soviet Union and the emergence of fifteen nation-states that are home to a variety of dispersed… Read more »

Ronald Grigor Suny – The Emergence of Political Society in Georgia

Ronald Grigor Suny – The Emergence of Political Society in Georgia

According to Ronald Grigor Suny, the appearance, evolution, and relative strength of nationalist versus socialist and liberal answers to Georgia’s problems require a detailed look at the social context and… Read more »

Marco Giuli – Georgia and the Systemic Impact of the Financial Crisis

Marco Giuli – Georgia and the Systemic Impact of the Financial Crisis

This paper analyses the potential effects that the systemic developments stemming from the global financial crisis and the August war are likely to have in Georgia, within a context of… Read more »

Giorgi Kandelaki and Giorgi Meladze – Enough! Kmara and the Rose Revolution in Georgia

Giorgi Kandelaki and Giorgi Meladze – Enough! Kmara and the Rose Revolution in Georgia

Why, of all post-Soviet countries, was Georgia the one where such a democratic breakthrough was possible for the first time? What factors and actors made the revolution possible? How important and substantial… Read more »

Gerald Mars and Yochanan Altman – Managing in Soviet Georgia: an Extreme Example in Comparative Management

Gerald Mars and Yochanan Altman – Managing in Soviet Georgia: an Extreme Example in Comparative Management

This paper details the case of Soviet Georgia’s hidden economy, mediated as it was through locally based personal support networks and illustrating our arguments with a case study of legal/illegal manufacturing… Read more »

Cory Welt – A Fateful Moment: Ethnic Autonomy and Revolutionary Violence in the Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-1921)

Cory Welt – A Fateful Moment: Ethnic Autonomy and Revolutionary Violence in the Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-1921)

The roots of today’s Georgian-Abkhazian and Georgian-South Ossetian conflicts can be traced to the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the civil war that followed. Locating these origins in revolutionary times… Read more »

Vladimer Papava – Poverty Reduction Through Private Sector Development in Georgia: Policy, Practice and Perspectives

Vladimer Papava – Poverty Reduction Through Private Sector Development in Georgia: Policy, Practice and Perspectives

This paper deals with the experience gained in the area of poverty reduction and private sector development in Georgia. Very often steps were populist rather than practical. Poverty reduction may be achieved… Read more »

Christoph H. Stefes – Governance, the State, and Systemic Corruption: Armenia and Georgia in Comparison

Christoph H. Stefes – Governance, the State, and Systemic Corruption: Armenia and Georgia in Comparison

Endemic corruption has been a destructive legacy of Soviet rule for most successor states of the Soviet Union. Yet as the two cases of this study demonstrate, corruption has manifested… Read more »

Lili Di Puppo – The Construction of Success in Anti-Corruption Activity in Georgia

Lili Di Puppo – The Construction of Success in Anti-Corruption Activity in Georgia

This article examines anti-corruption activities in Georgia after the Rose Revolution of  November 2003 under the administration of Mikheil Saakashvili. It aims to analyse the existence of different assessments on the country’s… Read more »

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