Separatism and Democracy in the Caucasus.

Caspersen, Nina (2008) Separatism and Democracy in the Caucasus. Survival, 50 (4). pp. 113-116. ISSN 0039-6338

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The 'standards before status' policy for Kosovo has reignited hopes for independence in other de facto states and has led the authorities to emphasise their ability to create effective, democratic institutions. Analysis of the accompanying processes of state-building and democratisation in Abkhazia and Nagorno-Karabakh suggests that these entities should not be regarded merely as criminalised badlands. Significant changes in their internal politics could have a positive impact on the stalled talks, and these processes provide an avenue for constructive engagement.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Survival
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/jz
Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Politics & International Relations (Merged into PPR 2010-08-01)
ID Code: 34125
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Deposited On: 02 Sep 2010 14:14
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2020 07:07

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