This book is based on the research project "Integration and nation-building in bi-cultural post-Soviet societies, the cases of Latvia and Kazakstan." It focuses on a wide variety of theoretical and methodological sources concerned with either nation-building and/or ethnic integration.
1. Aims and Aspirations 2. Bipolar Societies? 3. Nation-Building and Social Integration Theory 4. Nation-Building and Ethnic Integration in Latvia 5. Political Integration in Kazakstan 6. Attitudinal and Linguistic Integration in Kazakstan and Latvia 7. Comparisons and Conclusions