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Topic Author Issue
The Oil Boom and Human Capital Development in Azerbaijan: "Turning Black Gold into Human Gold" Surayya Mammadova 90
The Quality of Education in Azerbaijan: Problems and Prospects Farid Guliyev 90
Natural Resources and the Gender Gap in Azerbaijan Lucy Wallwork 90
The Contribution of Foreign Oil Companies to Human Capital Development in Azerbaijan: The Case of BP's CSR Program Nazaket Azimli 90
How Non-Governmental Are Civil Societal Relations Between Turkey and Azerbaijan? Hülya Demirdirek (with Orhan Gafarlı) 86
Turkey’s Abkhaz Diaspora as an Intermediary Between Turkish and Abkhaz Societies Yana Zabanova 86
Turkish Georgians: The Forgotten Diaspora, Religion and Social Ties Andrea Weiss 86
Public Opinion on Public Opinion: How Does the Population of Georgia See Public Opinion Polls? Tinatin Zurabishvili 85
Who Wants to Emigrate from Georgia? Tamuna Khoshtaria 85
Attitudes Towards Immigrants in Georgia: Myths of Tolerance and Empirical Evidence Mariam Chumburidze(with Tamar Zurabishvili and Tinatin Zurabishvili) 85
The Slavic-Orthodox Community in Azerbaijan: The Identity and Social Position of a Once-Dominant Minority Bruno De Cordier 81
The Identity of the Caucasian Yezidi in the Wake of the Sinjar Tragedy Allan Kaval 81
Sunni and Shia Muslims in Georgia: a Societal Margin in Motion? Inga Popovaite 81
Between Memory and Memorial: Anastas Mikoyan and "Social Lustration" in Armenia Gayane Shagoyan 80
Armenian Khachkar as a Current Transformer of Collective Memory Jürgen Gispert 80
Anti-Corruption Measures in the Energy Sector: EITI in Azerbaijan Hannes Meissner 78
Overview of the Anti-Corruption Fight in Armenia Khachik Harutyunyan 78
Continuity and Change: Corruption in Georgia Alexander Kupatadze 78
The Informal Economy in Azerbaijan Farid Guliyev 75
Institutional Trust and the Informal Sector of Georgia Philippe Rudaz 75
Informal Economy of Armenia Reconsidered Hrant Mikaelian 75
NGOs and the Georgian Public: Why Communication Matters David Sichinava (with Dustin Gilbreath) 73
Civil Society in Azerbaijan: Testing Alternative Theories Rashad Shirinov 73
Armenian Civil Society: It is Not All about NGOs Yevgenya Paturyan 73
Church as Civil Society? Recent Issues of Religion and Politics in Armenia Tigran Matosyan 72
Editorial: Religion and Politics in the South Caucasus Ansgar Jodicke 72
A New Public Role of Religion? Recent Issues of Religion and Politics in Georgia Ketevan Rcheulishvili 72
Islamic Activism as a Social Movement.Recent Issues of Religion and Politics in Azerbaijan Fuad Aliev 72
Public Opinion on Women in Politics 71
Women's Political Participation in Armenia: Institutional and Cultural Factors Gohar Shahnazaryan 71
Representation, Reform and Resistance: Broadening Our Understanding of Women in Politics in Azerbaijan Sinéad Walsh 71
Georgian politics: Gender imbalance and Women's (under)representation Karolina Ó Beacháin Stefańczak 71
Georgian Attitudes Towards the Ukrainian Crisis (Opinion poll) 67-68
The Alley of Martyrs: Deaths, Memory and the Nation Leyla Sayfutdinova 66
Capturing Marginality: The Social Role of Photography in the Wake of Rapid Urban Development in Batumi, Adjara Tamta Khalvashi 66
Transforming Sites of Memory, Transforming Time: Telavi's Rehabilitation Dustin Gilbreath 66
Challenges of Minority Governance and Political Participation in Georgia Giorgi Sordia 64
The Georgian State and Minority Relations Ekaterine Metreveli 64
Mixed Marriages in Georgia: Trends and Implications Milena Oganesyan 64
5.5 Years of Prison for EPDE Board Member Anar Mammadli (Documentation) 63
Georgians in the Internet Age: The Profile Koba Turmanidze and Mariam Gabedava 61-62
Civic Engagement via Social Media in Georgia Lia Tsuladze 61-62
The Georgian Dream of Pension Reforms Alexi Gugushvili 60
The Political Economy of Pension Reform in Armenia Zareh Asatryan 60
Russian Public Opinion on Migrants from the South Caucasus 57
Challenges of Migration Policy-Making in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia Shushanik Makaryan 57
Azerbaijani Migrants in Russia Adeline Braux 57
Female Migrants from Georgia: Profiles and Migratory Projects Maroussia Ferry 57
The Opposition’s Strategy in Azerbaijan’s 2013 Presidential Elections Shahin Abbasov 55
Different Meanings of the October 2013 Presidential Elections in Azerbaijan: Elites, Opposition, and Citizens Farid Guliyev 55
Informal Networks in the South Caucasus’s Societies Huseyn Aliyev 50
Informal Relations in Everyday Life. Opinion Poll   50
Protests in Azerbaijan: Hot Months Expected Ahead of the Presidential Election Aleksandra Jarosiewicz 46
Ismayilli: The Winter of Our Alarm Arif Aliev 46
January 2013 in Azerbaijan: The Election Has Begun Rashad Shirinov 46
Media Reports on the Protest Actions in Azerbaijan. International Press Review   46
Opposition Protest Actions in Azerbaijan 2011–12. Chronicle   46
The View of Azerbaijan’s Population on Politics (2011). Opinion Poll   46
Islam in Azerbaijan (Historical Background) Altay Goyushov 44
Azerbaijan and “Tolerant Muslims” Jennifer Solveig Wistrand 44
Religious Tolerance. Opinion Poll   44
Oppositional Islam in Azerbaijan Sofie Bedford 44
Religiosity and Attitudes Towards Religion. Opinion Poll   44
Local Legal Conceptions in Svan Villages in the Lowlands Stéphane Voell 42
Traditional Law in Soviet Times Lavrenti Janiashvili 42
The Resurgence of Blood Feud in the Georgian Lowlands Natia Jalabadze 42
The Pride of Being Kidnapped: Women’s Views on Bride Kidnapping in Tetritskaro, Georgia Elke Kamm 42
Social Exclusion in Georgia: Perceived Poverty, Participation and Psycho-Social Wellbeing Natia Mestvirishvili 40
Social Exclusion of Women in Azerbaijan Severina Müller 40
Azerbaijani Views on Gender Roles   40
Development in Adjara: Insights from Batumi Nana Papiashvili 38
Batumi Residents’ Opinions on their Situation and Attitudes Towards Local Politics. Figures   38
Insecurity and Suspicion in the Wake of Urban Development Projects in Batumi, Adjara Martin Demant Frederiksen 38
Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum: The View of a Participant from Armenia Gevorg Ter-Gabrielyan 35-36
Poverty in the South Caucasus Katy E. Pearce 34
Poverty in Azerbaijan Nazim Habibov 34
Understanding Poverty in Georgia Alexi Gugushvili 34
Azerbaijan’s Eurovision Story: Great Chances to Improve, But No Political Will Shahin Abbasov 32
Georgia and the Sochi Olympic Games Molly Corso 32
Social Capital in Georgia Leslie Hough 31
(Dis)Trusting People and Political Institutions in Armenia Yevgenya Paturyan 31
Social Capital in Azerbaijan: Does It Help to Build Democracy? Anar Valiyev 31
Trust in Institutions in the South Caucasus in Comparison. Opinion Poll   31
Come to Move Mountains! Diaspora and Development in a Transnational Age Tsypylma Darieva 29
Diaspora Returnees, Transfer of Knowledge and a New Understanding of “Homeland” Anna Harutyunyan 29
Housing in Georgia Irakli Zhvania 23
Public Green Space in Armenian Cities: A Legal Analysis Arsen Karapetyan, Anush Khachatryan 23
Data on Public Green Space in Armenia. Statistics   23
The “Great Terror” of 1937–1938 in Georgia: Between the Two Reports of Lavrentiy Beria Levan Avalishvili 22
Repressions in 1930s Soviet Armenia Eduard Melkonian 22
1937: “Great Terror” in Azerbaijan Eldar Ismailov 22
Mass Terror in the USSR: The Story of One Family George Anchabadze 22
Gender Politics in Georgia Ketevan Chkheidze 21
Policy Attitudes towards Women in Azerbaijan: Is Equality Part of the Agenda? Yuliya Aliyeva Gureyeva 21
UNDP Indicators for Gender. Statistics   21
“Sugar and Spice ...”. Gender Stereotypes and Parenting in the South Caucasus Countries. Opinion Poll   21
Crisis Assessment by the Population of the Three South Caucasus Countries. Opinion Poll   18
Civil Society in the Caucasus: Myth and Reality Jonathan Wheatley 12
Civic Participation in the South Caucasus (2007). Tables and Diagrams   12
Trust in Institutions in Georgia (2008). Tables and Diagrams   12
Religious Feeling in the South Caucasus (2007). Tables and Diagrams   12
Nations in Transit “Civil Society” Ratings for the South Caucasus Countries, Russia, and Ukraine (1999–2009). Tables and Diagrams   12
Can the Eastern Partnership Program of the EU Help Civil Societies in Participating States? Ghia Nodia 12
Civil Society in Azerbaijan: Under Fire but Still Resisting Shain Abbasov 12
Interpreting the Past – From Political Manipulation to Critical Analysis? Oliver Reisner 08
A Short Sketch of One Century of Azerbaijani Historical Writing Zaur Gasimov 08
Armenia’s Attitude Towards its Past: History and Politics Sergey Minasyan 08
Time Turned Back: On the Use of History in Georgia. Opinion Giorgi Maisuradze 08
Leaving and Being Left Behind: Labor Migration in Georgia Teona Mataradze, Florian Mühlfried 04
Motives and Views of Migrants from Georgia. Opinion Poll   04
The Hardships of Becoming “Locals”: Refugees Before and After the State Housing Program in Armenia Milena Baghdasaryan 04
Russia’s “Internal South Caucasus:” The Role and Importance of Caucasus Societies for Russia Sergey Markedonov 04
Migration from and to the Countries of the South Caucasus, 1990–98. Statistics   04