1st Edition

Nations Abroad Diaspora Politics And International Relations In The Former Soviet Union

By Charles King, Neil Melvin Copyright 1998
    256 Pages
    by Routledge

    255 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book discusses trans-border ethnic populations in the former Soviet Union in a broader conceptual context, highlighting the importance of diaspora issues both for post-Sovietologists and for scholars of comparative politics and international relations in general.

    A Note on Usage -- Introduction: Nationalism, Transnationalism, and Postcommunism -- The Russians: Diaspora and the End of Empire -- The Jews: A Diaspora Within a Diaspora -- The Armenians: Conflicting Identities and the Politics of Division -- The Ukrainians: Engaging the “Eastern Diaspora” -- The Kazakhs: Demographics, Diasporas, and “Return” -- The Volga Tatars: Diasporas and the Politics of Federalism -- The Poles: Western Aspirations, Eastern Minorities -- Conclusion: Diasporas, International Relations, and Post-Soviet Eurasia


    Charles King