1st Edition

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

ISBN 9780813337388
Published June 14, 1999 by Routledge
255 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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

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