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Lucan Way – The Real Causes of the Color Revolutions

Lucan Way – The Real Causes of the Color Revolutions

Drawing on a study of competitive authoritarian regimes with Steven R. Levitsky, author identify a set of longer-term variables—including the degree of state and party capacity as well as the strength or weakness of… Read more »

Charles H. Fairbanks Jr. – Revolution Reconsidered

Charles H. Fairbanks Jr. – Revolution Reconsidered

In the winter of 2006 Georgians and Ukrainians will be marking the anniversaries of events that they dubbed revolutions. It is surprising that these historic upheavals did not spur any… Read more »

Vicken Cheterian – Georgia’s Rose Revolution: Change or Repetition? Tension between State-Building and Modernization Projects

Vicken Cheterian – Georgia’s Rose Revolution: Change or Repetition? Tension between State-Building and Modernization Projects

This paper develops the specificity of the Georgian situation and make the case that what is happening in Georgia seems to be closer to the classic examples of revolutions than the stalemate in… Read more »

Nicklaus Laverty – The Problem of Lasting Change: Civil Society and the Colored Revolutions in Georgia and Ukraine

Nicklaus Laverty – The Problem of Lasting Change: Civil Society and the Colored Revolutions in Georgia and Ukraine

Civil society played a vital role in the colored revolutions of Georgia and Ukraine, exemplified by the activism of the youth groups Kmara and Pora. As democratic reform has stalled, however, these… Read more »

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