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Armenia

Florian Grotz and Maria Rodriguez‐McKey

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook: Volume I: Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249589
eISBN:
9780191600029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924958X.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in Azerbaijan since 1991. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Azerbaijan's political history, outlines the evolution ... More


The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus

Charles King

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177756
eISBN:
9780199870127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177756.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Caucasus mountains rise at the intersection of Europe, Russia, and the Middle East. A land of astonishing natural beauty and a dizzying array of ancient cultures, the Caucasus for most of the ... More


 Time of Troubles

Charles King

in The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177756
eISBN:
9780199870127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177756.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The 1970s and 1980s were characterized by the long tenure in office of important Communist Party secretaries in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, including Heydar Aliyev and Eduard Shevardnadze. All ... More


Conclusion: Continental Shift

Charles King

in The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177756
eISBN:
9780199870127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177756.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Can the Caucasus ever be considered part of Europe? This concluding chapter assesses the future directions of politics and society in the Caucasus, both the three independent countries of the south ... More


The Future of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Christopher Balding

in Sovereign Wealth Funds: The New Intersection of Money and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842902
eISBN:
9780199932498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842902.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Sovereign wealth funds as a vehicle for commodity rich states is an increasing phenomenon. This chapter examines two lesser known funds in unique circumstances and whether sovereign wealth funds as ... More


Introduction

Donald E. Miller and Lorna Touryan Miller

in Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234925
eISBN:
9780520929142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234925.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introduction discusses the journey and struggle of the author and his colleagues in Armenia in how they set up their office, and how they conducted and monitored their research, which was ... More


Random Violence: Pogroms in Azerbaijan

Donald E. Miller and Lorna Touryan Miller

in Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234925
eISBN:
9780520929142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234925.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Riots and pogroms ignited in Armenia, both in Sumgait and the capital city, Baku. Due to these kinds of violence, Armenians were forced to leave. Before the Sumgait pogroms, Armenians had lived ... More


The Transformation of Muslim Mystical Thought in the Ottoman Empire: The Rise of the Halveti Order, 1350-1650

John J. Curry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639236
eISBN:
9780748653225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639236.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

One of more poorly understood aspects of the history of the Ottoman Empire has been the flourishing of Sufi mysticism under its auspices. This study tracks the evolution of the Halvetî order from its ... More


Postscript: Latinization and Refili’s “The Window” onto Soviet Azerbaijan

Leah Feldman

in On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726507
eISBN:
9781501726514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726507.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This postscript discusses the poetry of Mikayil Refili through his collection “The Window” penned in the new Latin alphabet after the Latinization reforms, which severed supranational ties to the ... More


Challenges of nationalist foreign policy

Ayla Göl

in Turkey facing east: Islam, modernity and foreign policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090752
eISBN:
9781781706619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090752.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4, first, explores the goals of Turkish nationalist foreign policy; and then explains how the Wilsonian principal of ‘self-determination’ was interpreted in Eastern affairs at the end of ... More


Empathy as a critical methodological tool in peace research

Sinéad Walsh

in Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence: Fieldwork Interrupted

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447337683
eISBN:
9781447337737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337683.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter discusses the politics and practice of empathy in peace research. Based on ethnographic fieldwork in Armenia and Azerbaijan, it shows how empathetic research relations impacted the ... More


Introduction

Julian Agyeman, Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger, Caroline Campbell, and Julia Prange

in Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012669
eISBN:
9780262255493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012669.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about environmental justice and sustainable development in the former Soviet Union (FSU) republics. This volume evaluates the ... More


Oil Wealth, Environment, and Equity in Azerbaijan

Shannon O’Lear

in Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012669
eISBN:
9780262255493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012669.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the Soviet legacy of environmental degradation in oil-rich Azerbaijan and the impacts of that degradation on the evolving political and economic systems. It evaluates the impact ... More


Murder and Release

Karina V. Korostelina

in Political Insults: How Offenses Escalate Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199372812
eISBN:
9780199372836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372812.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 4 discusses the series of insults connected with the murder of an Armenian soldier by Ramil Safarov, an Azeri army lieutenant, during a NATO Partnership for Peace course at a military school ... More


The United States and Iran in the Cold War

Roham Alvandi

in Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah: The United States and Iran in the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199375691
eISBN:
9780199375721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375691.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the origins of the US-Iran relationship during World War II and the 1946 Azerbaijan crisis. In the early days of the Cold War, Mohammad Reza Shah and his prime ministers ... More


Peacebuilding and Gender Inclusivity: The Case of Nagorno-Karabakh

Adrineh Gregorian

in Women's Journey to Empowerment in the 21st Century: A Transnational Feminist Analysis of Women's Lives in Modern Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190927097
eISBN:
9780190927127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927097.003.0022
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice, Communities and Organizations

The work of women’s groups and organizations in conflict zones is underestimated and underresourced, yet these groups continue to be a voice of the marginalized. By examining the case of the ... More


The Clash of Nationalisms: Iranian Response to Baku’s Irredentism

Hamid Ahmadi

in The Great Game in West Asia: Iran, Turkey and the South Caucasus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190673604
eISBN:
9780190872618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673604.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

While it is true that Iran is composed of various religious-linguistic minority groups, making ethnicity an issue worth studying, Iran has specific features that differentiate it from other societies ... More


The Armenian Imperative: Confronting and Containing Oligarchs

Richard Giragosian

in The Great Game in West Asia: Iran, Turkey and the South Caucasus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190673604
eISBN:
9780190872618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673604.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As an informative case study, the oligarchy in Armenia pose a challenge to institutional capacity and political will, given their position as an entrenched obstacle to developing viable democratic ... More


Iran: A Minor Religious Actor in Central Asia and the Caucasus

Bayram Balci

in Islam in Central Asia and the Caucasus Since the Fall of the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190917272
eISBN:
9780190943035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917272.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Thanks to its various legacies in Central Asia and the Caucasus, Iran—just like Turkey—was eager to develop strong relations with the former Soviet states as soon as they became independent. However, ... More


Regulation as Control: State Repression of All Religious Groups

Ani Sarkissian

in The Varieties of Religious Repression: Why Governments Restrict Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199348084
eISBN:
9780190216368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348084.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines 27 states that repress all religious groups to understand the conditions under which they are able to repress and their motivations for doing so. Because political competition ... More


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