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Trust in Building Multicultural Democratic Societies: Estonia, Moldova, and Kazakhstan

Wanda Dressler

in Trust and Democratic Transition in Post-Communist Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263136
eISBN:
9780191734922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263136.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

After the implosion of the Soviet Union, democratization processes in all the post-Soviet republics took their specific paths. This chapter highlights the particular characteristics of these ... More


Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire

Agnia Grigas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300214505
eISBN:
9780300220766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Over the coming years the question on every Russia scholar’s, policymaker’s, and military strategist’s mind will be whether a resurgent Russia will seek additional territorial expansion in Eastern ... More


Identity, Rationality, and Emotion in the Processes of State Disintegration and Reconstruction

roger petersen

in Constructivist Theories of Ethnic Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199893157
eISBN:
9780199980079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199893157.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter asks: How does the collapse of the state affect change in an activated ethnic demography—and how do emotions mediate such change? A vast body of previous constructivist work has ... More


The Republic of Moldova: prostitution and trafficking in women

Kristina Abiala

in International approaches to prostitution: Law and policy in Europe and Asia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346728
eISBN:
9781447302612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346728.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter describes the Republic of Moldova concern to tackle trafficking, leaving debates about prostitution largely silenced. The relationship between prostitution and trafficking is a ... More


Separatism and Annexation: Moldova, Georgia, and Ukraine

Agnia Grigas

in Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300214505
eISBN:
9780300220766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214505.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

In this chapter, case studies are presented where Moscow’s policies have completed the full progression of the reimperialization policy trajectory from soft power to compatriot protection to ... More


Transnistria

Bill Bowring

in Self-Determination and Secession in International Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702375
eISBN:
9780191772139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702375.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This case examines the claim to independence of an unrecognized entity called Transnistria or Pridnestrovskaya Moldavskaya Respublika (PMR). The structure of this case study is as follows. First, the ... More


Dissent on the Margins: How Soviet Jehovah's Witnesses Defied Communism and Lived to Preach About It

Emily B. Baran

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199945535
eISBN:
9780199367047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945535.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Dissent on the Margins offers a compelling history of how a small, American-based religious community, the Jehovah’s Witnesses, found its way into the Soviet Union after World War II, survived ... More


Conclusion

Emily B. Baran

in Dissent on the Margins: How Soviet Jehovah's Witnesses Defied Communism and Lived to Preach About It

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199945535
eISBN:
9780199367047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945535.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter summarizes the major conclusions of the book. It uses an anecdote from Soviet dissent Vladimir Bukovskii to describe how the changing ability of Witnesses to practice their faith acts as ... More


Introduction

Emily B. Baran

in Dissent on the Margins: How Soviet Jehovah's Witnesses Defied Communism and Lived to Preach About It

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199945535
eISBN:
9780199367047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945535.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides an introduction to the book’s narrative and major arguments. Jehovah’s Witnesses and their provocative religious values and practices presented a serious challenge to the Soviet ... More


The Post-Soviet Harvest

Emily B. Baran

in Dissent on the Margins: How Soviet Jehovah's Witnesses Defied Communism and Lived to Preach About It

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199945535
eISBN:
9780199367047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945535.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the post-Soviet interactions between Witnesses and society in Russia, Ukraine, and Moldova, the three Soviet successor states with the largest and longest-standing Witness ... More


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