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
Natalie Sabanadze – Globalization and Nationalism: The Cases of Georgia and the Basque Country

Natalie Sabanadze – Globalization and Nationalism: The Cases of Georgia and the Basque Country

[:en] Argues for an original, unorthodox conception about the relationship between globalization and contemporary nationalism. While the prevailing view holds that nationalism and globalization are forces of clashing opposition, Sabanadze… Read more »

Francesco Bagnardi – The Changing Pattern of Social Dialogue in Europe and the Influence of ILO and EU in Georgian Tripartism

Francesco Bagnardi – The Changing Pattern of Social Dialogue in Europe and the Influence of ILO and EU in Georgian Tripartism

[:en]This paper aims to analyse the establishment of tripartite social dialogue practices at national level in the Republic of Georgia. The introduction of such practice is the result of European… Read more »

Lili Di Puppo – The Externalization of JHA Policies in Georgia: Partner or Hotbed of Threats?

Lili Di Puppo – The Externalization of JHA Policies in Georgia: Partner or Hotbed of Threats?

[:en]This paper argues that the European Union’s attempts to externalize JHA policies and turn neighbouring countries into partners contributing to its internal security are hampered by numerous factors, including its… Read more »

Florian Mühlfried – Being a State and States of Being in Highland Georgia

Florian Mühlfried – Being a State and States of Being in Highland Georgia

[:en] The highlands region of the republic of Georgia, one of the former Soviet Socialist Republics, has long been legendary for its beauty. It is often assumed that the state… Read more »

Christoph H. Stefes – Understanding Post-Soviet Transitions: Corruption, Collusion and Clientelism

Christoph H. Stefes – Understanding Post-Soviet Transitions: Corruption, Collusion and Clientelism

[:en] Corruption, collusion and clientelism are pervasive legacies of Soviet rule in most successor states of the Soviet Union. This legacy has been a major obstacle to the development of… Read more »

Timothy Blauvelt and Jeremy Smith (Eds.) – Georgia after Stalin: Nationalism and Soviet Power

Timothy Blauvelt and Jeremy Smith (Eds.) – Georgia after Stalin: Nationalism and Soviet Power

[:en] This book explores events in Georgia in the years following Stalin’s death in March 1953, especially the demonstrations of March 1956 and their brutal suppression, in order to illuminate… Read more »

Tom Trier, Hedvig Lohm, David Szakonyi – Under Siege: Inter-Ethnic Relations in Abkhazia

Tom Trier, Hedvig Lohm, David Szakonyi – Under Siege: Inter-Ethnic Relations in Abkhazia

[:en] Located in the northeastern corner of the Black Sea, Abkhazia was once part of Georgia but broke away from the country after the fall of the Soviet Republic. For… Read more »

Tim Poitier – Conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, Abkhazia and South Ossetia: A Legal Appraisal

Tim Poitier – Conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, Abkhazia and South Ossetia: A Legal Appraisal

[:en] The conflicts in the South Caucasus appear impervious to solution. The hopes raised by independence have been dashed by an insidious cocktail of past and present regional hegemony, historical… Read more »

[:en]South Caucasus at a Crossroad: Thorny Realities and Great Expectations[:ka]სამხრეთი კავკასია გზაჯვარედინზე: რთული რეალობა და დიდი მოლოდინები[:]

[:en]South Caucasus at a Crossroad: Thorny Realities and Great Expectations[:ka]სამხრეთი კავკასია გზაჯვარედინზე: რთული რეალობა და დიდი მოლოდინები[:]

[:en] In June 2013 the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation celebrated 10 years since its establishment in the region. On June 5-6, 2013 the Foundation dedicated… Read more »

Laure Delcour & Kataryna Wolczuk – Spoiler or Facilitator of Democratization?: Russia’s role in Georgia and Ukraine

Laure Delcour & Kataryna Wolczuk – Spoiler or Facilitator of Democratization?: Russia’s role in Georgia and Ukraine

[:en]This article examines Russia’s reaction to political changes in Georgia and Ukraine in light of the interplay between the democracy promotion policies implemented by the EU and US and domestic… Read more »

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