Nation Building through Ethnic Migration in the Former Soviet Space the Case of Kazakhstan



Nation building policies and their impact on the Russian minority in Post-Soviet Kazakhstan
Özgül, Aydın; Akçalı, Pınar; Department of Eurasian Studies (2006)
The objective of this thesis is to examine the impact of nation building policies over the Russian minority in post-Soviet Kazakhstan. In order to do so, the thesis first examines the Soviet nationality policies in general and their practice in Kazakhstan in particular. Second, the thesis examines the impact of the post-Soviet nation building policies over the Russians in Kazakhstan by focusing on five major issues: political elites, state planning and recruitment policy, language policy and rewriting of hi...
Nation-State Building in Kyrgyzstan and Transition to the Parliamentary System
AYDINGÜN, İSMAİL; Aydıngün, Ayşegül (2014-04-01)
This article explores the post-Soviet political transformations experienced in Kyrgyzstan and argues that there are structural reasons for the political instability, which places obstacles to nation and state building. The fragility of the political situation is explained with reference to the 1990 and 2010 Osh riots as well as to the popular revolts of 2005 and 2010. In addition, the political and legal reforms of the post-Soviet period are evaluated. Structural reasons for the political instability, the r...
Nation-Building in Azerbaijan: Between The Legacy of the Past and the Spirit of Independence
Ergun Özbolat, Ayça (2001-04-07)
Nation as conceptualised in Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Sungur, Zeynep Tuba (2022-01-01)
© 2022 Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism and John Wiley & Sons Ltd.The departing point of this study is to understand the implications of ‘nation-building’ as a Western initiative in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (2004–2021) particularly in terms of the local conceptualisation of nation or millat. Based on this larger question, the goal of this study is to reveal the idea of nation as presented in the discourse of education constructed by the state of Afghanistan. To this end, the...
Nation state and architecture in early republican Turkey: The Building process of Ankara as the national capital
Koçak, F. Ayşın; Ecevit, Mehmet; Department of Sociology (1998)
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