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Index of topics
Domestic policy, political development

Topic Author Issue
Unwrapping the Georgian Government’s Reluctance to Align with EU Recommendations Tatia Tavkhelidze 135
National Identification and Regime Legitimation: The Societal Impact of War in Azerbaijan Sofie Bedford 134
Vertical and Horizontal Nationalism in Azerbaijan Ceyhun Mahmudlu 133
Origins of Nation-Building in Azerbaijan Ayça Ergun 133
The EU in Armenia’s Official and Public Eyes Narek Sukiasyan 129
Perceptions of the EU in Azerbaijan: A Normative Power in Decline? Najmin Kamilsoy, Anna Zamejc 129
Proving the ‘European Way’: The West in Georgian Far-Right Discourse Nino Gozalishvili 129
The Georgian Far Right and the Post-Election Crisis Tamta Gelashvili 123
Political Radicalization in Georgia: The Role of the Orthodox Church Salome Kandelaki 123
Georgian Mainstream Media in a Polarized Political Environment: a Victim and an Accomplice Lasha Kavtaradze 123
The Gap Between Support for Democracy and Liberal Values in Georgia Rati Shubladze and Tamar Khoshtaria 116
How Far is Too Far? Public Opinion on Conflict Resolution in Georgia David Sichinava 116
Azerbaijan - COVID-19 and a Divided Opposition Bahruz Samadov 115
Post-Velvet Transformations in Armenia: Fighting an Oligarchic Regime Nona Shahnazarian 114
Formal-Informal Relations in Azerbaijan Farid Guliyev 114
From a Presidential to a Parliamentary Government in Georgia Levan Kakhishvil 114
Bridging the Gaps in Armenia's Political Space: the Political Party System after the 'Velvet Revolution' Anahit Shirinyan 108
The Poverty of Authoritarianism: What Made the Armenian Revolution Possible Mikayel Zolyan 108
Urban Planning in Baku: Who is Involved and How It Works Farid Guliyev 101
Georgia's 2016 Parliamentary Election: One Year Later Tornike Zurabishvili 100
The Public Political Mood in Georgia Tsisana Khundadze 100
Why Is the Turnout of Young People So Low in Georgian Elections? Rati Shubladze 100
Before the Voting Day: The Impact of Patron–Client Relations and Related Violations on Elections in Armenia Milena Baghdasaryan 98
The Role of Civil Society Observation Missions in Democratization Processes in Armenia Armen Grigoryan 98
Some of the Major Challenges of the Electoral System in the Republic of Armenia Tigran Yegoryan 98
The Role of the Caucasus Muslims Board in the State Building of Post-Soviet Azerbaijan Fuad Aliev 97
The Orthodox Church in the Democratization Process in Georgia: Hindrance or Support? Salome Minesashvili 97
The Armenian Apostolic Church and the Challenges of Democratic Development in Armenia Narek Mkrtchyan 97
Undecided Voters in 2016: Leaning Towards a Multi-Party System? Tamar Iakobidze 89
Georgia's Parliamentary Elections - a Step Forward? Tornike Zurabishvili 89
Implication of Increased Anti-Western Propaganda in the Election Results Teona Turashvili 89
Public Opinion on Public Opinion: How Does the Population of Georgia See Public Opinion Polls? Tinatin Zurabishvili 85
Evaluation of the Georgian Government’s Performance Through the Lens of Public Trust Rati Shubladze 85
The 2015 Parliamentary Elections in Azerbaijan: The Neglected Category of Independents Farid Guliyev 79
A Useless Campaign? The Example of a Non-Partisan Candidate in Azerbaijan's Parliamentary Elections Adeline Braux 79
To Participate or Not To Participate - That is the Question. Electoral Strategies of the Azerbaijani Opposition Sofie Bedford 79
"What Will They Think About Us?": The Importance of International Recognition of Elections Rashad Shirinov 79
Armenia: Stagnation at Its Utmost Alexander Iskandaryan 76
Electroprotests in Armenia as a Manifestation of the State's Crisis Maciej Falkowski 76
Some Observations on the Economic Implications of Constitutional Reform in Armenia Zareh Asatryan 76
Local Governments in Azerbaijan: A Long Way To Go Valiyev, Anar 74
Georgian Local Government Reform: Enacted but Languishing on the Backburner Cecire, Michael 74
Local Government in Armenia: Reforms with an Uncertain Outcome Hoffmann, Katharina (with Arman Melkonyan) 74
Challenges of Minority Governance and Political Participation in Georgia Giorgi Sordia 64
The Georgian State and Minority Relations Ekaterine Metreveli 64
Challenges and Opportunities in the Wake of Georgia’s Presidential Elections Martha Beard 56
Presidential Elections in Georgia: Enter the Non-Charismatic Leader Tornike Sharashenidze 56
Stepping into the Unlimited Phase: Ilham Aliyev’s Third Term Rashad Shirinov 55
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
The First One Hundred Days of the Georgian Dream: Opportunities Seized, Opportunities Lost Julie A. George 49
Georgia–Another Painful Step Forward Tornike Sharashenidze 49
Attitudes Towards Government and Democracy After the Elections. Opinion Poll   49
The 2012 Parliamentary Elections in Georgia and Changing Attitudes Toward Russia David Sichinava 48
TAP, Nabucco West, and South Stream: The Pipeline Dilemma in the Caspian Sea Basin and Its Consequences for the Development of the Southern Gas Corridor Julia Kusznir 47
Oil and Political Stability in Azerbaijan: The Role of Policy Learning Farid Guliyev 47
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
The President in Opposition: Georgia’s 2012 Parliamentary Elections Giorgi Kldiashvili 43
The Results of the Georgian Parliamentary Elections. Dokumentation   43
Shades of Red and Blue–Regional Characteristics of Georgia’s 2012 Parliamentary Elections David Sichinava 43
Results of Geo-Statistical Analysis of Voting Behavior. Map   43
Can Georgia Become A Multiparty Democracy? Cory Welt 43
Georgian Public Opinion on the Quality of the Parliamentary Elections. Opinion Poll   43
International Implications of Georgia’s Parliamentary Elections Niklas Nilsson 43
Armenian Elections: Technology vs. Ideology Alexander Iskandaryan 39
Armenia’s Parliamentary Elections: A Step Forward or a Wasted Opportunity? Mikayel Zolyan 39
Social Media and Armenia’s 2012 Parliamentary Elections Onnik Krikorian 39
Youth NGOs in Armenia and the 2012 Parliamentary Elections Inge Snip 39
Results of the Parliamentary Elections 2007 and 2012. Documentation   39
Should I Vote? Opinion Poll   39
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
Lessons Learned? The EU and the South Caucasus De Facto States Franziska Smolnik 35-36
EU–Azerbaijan Relations: Enhancing Human Rights and Democracy within Eastern Partnership Initiatives Anar Mammadli 35-36
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
Similar Events, Different Outcomes: Accounting for Diverging Corruption Patterns in Post-Revolution Georgia and Ukraine Alexander Kupatadze 26
Georgians on Corruption. Opinion Poll   26
The State on the Streets: the Changing Landscape of Policing in Georgia Gavin Slade 26
Trust in Institutions   26
The Business Climate and Anti-Corruption Measures in Georgia Molly Corso 26
Georgia in Business-Related Country Rankings. Documentation   26
The Formal Political System in Azerbaijan Andreas Heinrich 24
Informal Politics in Azerbaijan: Corruption and Rent-Seeking Patterns Hannes Meissner 24
Azerbaijan’s Political System As Assessed By Country Rankings. Documentation   24
Public Opinion in Azerbaijan on the Political System. Opinion Poll   24
The Role of the Armenian Church During Military Conflicts Harutyun Harutyunyan 20
South Caucasus 2025: Scenarios for an Uncertain Future Sven Behrendt, Iris Kempe 19
The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi: Implications for the Caucasus Stanislav Secrieru 19
Georgia Post-2013: The Road to the Presidential Elections and Beyond Ulrike Graalfs, Ivlian Haindrava, Tornike Sharashenidze 19
Georgia: The Interconnections between Democracy and Security Alexander Cooley, Lincoln Mitchell 17
Georgians’ Attitudes Towards Democracy and NATO Membership. Opinion Poll   17
The Political System of Armenia: Form and Content David Petrosyan 17
Distribution of the 131 Mandates in the National Assembly of Armenia. Diagram   17
Comparing Azeri Attitudes toward Political Participation in Azerbaijan and Georgia Joshua Noonan 17
Comparing Azeri Attitudes toward Political Participation in Azerbaijan and Georgia. Survey Results. Diagrams   17
A Brief Introduction to Political Country Rankings Heiko Pleines 17
Political System-Related Country Rankings. Documentation   17
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
Nations in Transit “Civil Society” Ratings for the South Caucasus Countries, Russia, and Ukraine (1999–2009). Tables and Diagrams   12
Civil Society in Azerbaijan: Under Fire but Still Resisting Shain Abbasov 12
Networks of Crime and Corruption in the South Caucasus Richard Giragosian 09
The Georgian Mafia Gavin Slade 09
Georgia’s Fight against Organized Crime: Success or Failure? Alexander Kupatadze 09
Assessment of the Police. Opinion Poll   09
The South Caucasus: Rethinking Development and Democracy. Opinion Vartan Oskanian 06
Armenia: How a Small Country Counters the Global Crisis Haroutiun Khachatrian 06
IMF Loan for Armenia. Documentation   06
Armenian Macroeconomic and Financial Indicators January 2008 – February 2009. Statistics   06
Splendid Isolation? Azerbaijan’s Economy Between Crisis Resistance and Debased Performance Gerald Hübner, Michael Jainzik 06
Development of Real GDP in Azerbaijan. Statistics   06
Banking System Structure 2007 – 2008. Statistics   06
Development of Time Deposits in Azerbaijan. Statistics   06
Georgia’s Expansion Halts Molly Corso 06
IMF Loan for Georgia. Documentation   06
Macroeconomic and Financial Indicators of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia in Comparison, 1992 – 2008. Statistics   06
Oil Wealth, Patrimonialism, and the Failure of Democracy in Azerbaijan Farid Guliyev 02
Trust in Institutions of State and Society in the Countries of the South Caucasus. Opinion Polls   02
Interest in Politics and Civic Engagement in the Countries of the South Caucasus. Documentation   02
Lost in Democratization and Modernization: What Next in Georgia? Opinion David Aprasidze 02
Attitude of the Georgian Population towards Politics Opinion Polls   02
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