The Impact Of Rising Kazakh Nationalism On Minorities In The Post-Soviet Nation-Building

Binici, Duygu
This study examines process of nation-building in Kazakhstan with concentrating on the nature of majority-minority relations regarding the rising nationalism in Kazakhstan. To gain a better perspective on Kazakhstan's nation-building policies, the thesis examines the post-Soviet nation-building experiences and the legacy of the Russian Empire and Soviet nationality policies particularly in Kazakhstan. Moreover, the state's nation-building policies attempt to construct Kazakh nation after independence are put forth and these nation-building policies of Kazakhstan are evaluated regarding both ethnic and civic conception of nationalism. It further argues the role of the governance in nation-building policies and relations with some particular minority groups and the main rights of minorities.


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Citation Formats
D. Binici, “The Impact Of Rising Kazakh Nationalism On Minorities In The Post-Soviet Nation-Building,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2022.