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Ethnicity and Territory in the Former Soviet Union : Regions in Conflict - James Hughes

Ethnicity and Territory in the Former Soviet Union

Regions in Conflict

Paperback Published: 1st November 2001
ISBN: 9780714682105
Number Of Pages: 272

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The collapse of the Soviet empire in 1991 removed a decades-long system of successful control of potential ethnic and regional conflict. The result was the eruption of numerous conflicts over state-building, some of which degenerated into violence and some of which were resolved or prevented by strategies of accommodation. This volume explores the common trends and differences in the responses of the new post-Soviet states to the problems of state-building in ethnically and regionally divided societies, focusing on the impact of ethnic and regional conflicts on post-communist transition and institutional development. The book will be essential reading for specialists and students alike who are interested in conflict regulation and post-Soviet politics.

List of mapsp. vii
List of Post-Soviet Conflictsp. xiii
Comparing Regional and Ethnic Conflicts in Post-Soviet Transition Statesp. 1
Managing Secession Potential in the Russian Federationp. 36
The 'New' Ukraine: A State of Regionsp. 69
Regionalism in Moldova: The Case of Transnistria and Gagauziap. 101
Multinationality, Regions and State-Building: The Failed Transition in Georgiap. 123
The Irony of Nagorno-Karabakh: Formal Institutions versus Informal Politicsp. 143
Patterns of Centre-Regional Relations in Central Asia: The Cases of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Uzbekistanp. 165
The OSCE and Regional Conflicts in the Former Soviet Unionp. 194
Conflict and Accommodation in the Former Soviet Union: The Role of Institutions and Regimesp. 220
Abstractsp. 241
Notes on Contributorsp. 245
Indexp. 247
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ISBN: 9780714682105
ISBN-10: 0714682101
Series: Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st November 2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.84 x 14.17  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1