Nation Building And Ethnic Integration In Post-soviet Societies: An Investigation Of Latvia And Kazakstan, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Nation Building And Ethnic Integration In Post-soviet Societies

An Investigation Of Latvia And Kazakstan, 1st Edition

By Jorn Holm-hansen

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360 pages

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 Of all the states of the former Soviet Union, it is in Latvia and in Kazakstan that the titular nation represents the lowest share of the total population: as of 1997, approximately 57 per cent in Latvia and 50 per cent in Kazakstan. In such a situation it is difficult to see how the titular (Latvian, Kazak) culture can serve as a consolidating el

Table of Contents

Preface -- Aims and Aspirations -- Bipolar Societies? -- Nation-Building and Social Integration Theory -- Nation-Building and Ethnic Integration in Latvia -- Political Integration in Kazakstan -- Attitudinal and Linguistic Integration in Kazakstan and Latvia -- Comparisons and Conclusions

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General