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 ethnic communities 다운로드. Using a constructivist approach to the study of ethnic and national conflicts, author holds that it is fallacious to assume that nations and states possess a single identity that drives their domestic and foreign policies 신규 노제휴 다운로드.
Suny, R. (1999/2000). Provisional Stabilities: The Politics of Identities in Post-Soviet Eurasia. International Security 24 (3), 139-78 다운로드.
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 다운로드. Locating these origins in revolutionary times is not just a temporal exercise. These conflicts had their roots in social and ideological differences both between and within ethnic categories 파이어폭스 영상 다운로드. While most politically active Abkhazians and South Ossetians harbored ethnic aspirations, expressions of Abkhazian and Ossetian ethnonationalism were heterogeneous and not all dedicated to complete territorial independence 다운로드. The tragedy for Georgian-Abkhazian and Georgian-South Ossetian relations is that primarily political disputes became overwhelmed by chaos and violent revolutionary events 다운로드.
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The objective of the present article is to define the factors that may catalyze the intrastate ethnic conflicts. Based on the analysis of Georgia’s four ethnic minorities – Abkhazians, South Ossetians, Armenians and Azeris –that are under similar political conditions but show different behavior, the study concludes that the only two common factors salient for bringing security dilemmas into conflict were the former autonomies of Abkhazians and South Ossetia, and the malevolent interests of a third party 다운로드. Coupled with strategic location in the outskirts of Georgia and along its borders, these autonomies institutionalized the feeling of ethno-political difference of their ethnic groups from the Georgian titular nation, instilled in the ethnic groups sovereign-like mentality and attracted foreign interventions Surfer 8 download.
Nalbandov, R. (2010). Living with Security Dilemmas: Triggers of Ethnic Conflicts: The Case of Georgia. Transcience Journal 1(1), 47-62
As a contribution to promoting sustainable democracy in Georgia and in the wider context in the South
Caucasus region, International IDEA, in partnership with Georgian and regional actors, initiated a programme
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International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (2003). Building Democracy in Georgia: Democratization in Georgia.