Nation-Building and Identity in the Post-Soviet Space: New Tools and Approaches

1st Edition

Rico Isaacs, Abel Polese

Routledge
Published April 25, 2016
Reference - 258 Pages
ISBN 9781472454768 - CAT# Y256485
Series: Post-Soviet Politics

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Summary

Nation-building as a process is never complete and issues related to identity, nation, state and regime-building are recurrent in the post-Soviet region. This comparative, inter-disciplinary volume explores how nation-building tools emerged and evolved over the last twenty years. Featuring in-depth case studies from countries throughout the post-Soviet space it compares various aspects of nation-building and identity formation projects. Approaching the issue from a variety of disciplines, and geographical areas, contributors illustrate chapter by chapter how different state and non-state actors utilise traditional instruments of nation-construction in new ways while also developing non-traditional tools and strategies to provide a contemporary account of how nation-formation efforts evolve and diverge.

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