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Topic Author Issue
National Identification and Regime Legitimation: The Societal Impact of War in Azerbaijan Sofie Bedford 134
The Impact of Conflict and Militarization on the Lives of Women and LGBT Persons in Armenia Ulrike Ziemer 134
Armenians and Azerbaijanis in Georgia: The Role of Religion, Religious Institutions, and Networks in the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War Anna Cieślewska 134
The State, Primary Education, and Nation-Building in Azerbaijan Lamiya Panahova 133
The Memory of the Second Karabakh War and the Future of the National Lack in Azerbaijan Bahruz Samadov 133
Vertical and Horizontal Nationalism in Azerbaijan Ceyhun Mahmudlu 133
Origins of Nation-Building in Azerbaijan Ayça Ergun 133
The Race Against Restrictions: How Institutions Failed to be a Role Model for Georgian Society Tamar Tolordava 131
The Importance of Informal Ties: COVID-19 Vaccination Uptake within Ethnic Minority Communities in Georgia Rhiannon Segar 131
Opportunities for Corruption Created by COVID-19: The Case of Georgia Irakli Korkia 131
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 Impact of Language on Resilience in Georgia’s Minority Communities Diana Forker, Natia Botkoveli 127
Transitional Justice, Societal Resilience, and the European Union’s Role in Armenia (2018–2022) Veronika Pfeilschifter 127
Internal Displacement in the South Caucasus: Why Has Vulnerability Increased in the COVID-19 Pandemic? Ulla Pape 126
Team Europe in the South Caucasus. Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic Gulnaz Isabekova 126
The Voice of Civil Society Organisations in Georgia’s Climate Policy Larissa Donges, Mikheil Kurdadze 124
Why Gender in Georgian Climate Policies? Anna Samwel, Ana Muradashvili 124
Territorial Ambitions in Nagorno-Karabakh: Survey Results Before the 2020 War John O’Loughlin, Gerard Toal, Kristin Bakke 121
Post-War Spectres: The Ghosts that Haunt Armenia in the Aftermath of the 2020 Nagorno-Karabagh War Tamar Shirinian 121
“Securitization/De-Securitization” and Attitudes in Azerbaijan in Reaction to the Karabagh Conflict Leila Alieva 121
Armenia's Social Policy Response to COVID-19: Mitigating Expectations, Financial Stress, and Anxiety Gurgen Aslanyan, Vardan Baghdasaryan, Gayane Shakhmuradyan 119
Azerbaijan's Social Policy Response to COVID-19 Farid Guliyev 119
Georgia's Social Policy Response to COVID-19: Targeted Social Assistance Vakhtangi Demuria, Teona Absandze 119
Has COVID-19 Affected Students' Attitudes towards Online Education? A Case Study of Azerbaijan Ramina Murshudova, Aytan Shahmarova, Mirvari Gasimova, Gunel Poladova, Malahat Valiyeva 119
The Slow and Quick Declines in Trust in the Georgian Orthodox Church Dustin Gilbreath 116
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
Armenia: Difficult Choice ahead as Socio-Economic Risks Loom Armen Grigoryan 115
Economic and Political Aspects of the Pension Reform in Armenia Gayane Shakhmuradyan 113
Pension Privatization in Georgia: Accumulation Against Solidarity Alexandra Aroshvili and Tornike Chivadze 113
The Current State of the Pension System in Azerbaijan: Challenges and Prospects Gubad Ibadoghlu 113
Encounters at the Grassroots Level: Chinese-Georgian Interactions in the BRI Era Susanne Fehlings 111
Healthcare Workers in the Southern Caucasus: Availability, Migration and Patients' Access to Healthcare Gulnaz Isabekova 103
Unequal Access to Healthcare and Unofficial Under-the-Table Out-of-Pocket Payments Nazim Habibov and Alena Auchynnika 103
Inconsistent (Dis)Trust in Polls in Georgia: Wrong Expectations? Tinatin Zurabishvili 102
Population's Attitudes Towards Georgia's Foreign Policy Choices in Times of Uncertainty David Sichinava 102
Exploring Public Attitudes Towards Immigrants in Georgia: Trends and Policy Implications Natia Mestvirishvili 102
A Clash of Cultures: How Rural Out-Migrants Adapt to Urban Life in Baku Turkhan Sadigov 101
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
Georgia's Middle Class in the Making: Methods of Measurement, Trends, and Constraints Alexi Gugushvili 95
'Middle-Class, Limited-Edition'? Middle Class Subjectivities in Urban Azerbaijan Cristina Boboc 95
Armenia's 'Middle Class': Stability Characteristics and the Challenge of Erosion Yuliana Melkumyan 95
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? Tamar 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
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