Keiji Sato, Ethnic political mobilization: an integrative or disintegrative force in the modern polity? Case-studies of political mobilization by non-titular nations in Moldova, Estonia and Lithuania

2014 Plural: History, Culture, Society  
The ethnic political mobilizations, which were originally led by the non-titular nations of the Soviet republics, traced different paths at their latter phase, after the collapse of the USSR in particular; the emerging of de facto independent states inside de jure newly-established states (Moldova and Georgia), the political reconciliation by forming autonomy (Moldova and Ukraine), the uprising of the inter-state war (Azerbaijan and Armenia), and the ethnic tension toward improvement of
more » ... rovement of minority rights (Lithuania and Estonia). The four casestudies presented in this paper demonstrate that rich material and immaterial resources increased the sustainability of ethnic political mobilization. The sustainability was an important factor in achieving de facto independent states after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
doi:10.37710/plural.v2i1-2_5 fatcat:mi5s2l3yavgidfgd65ab5jiqs4