Georgia as an Ethnic Democracy: a Study on the Azerbaijani and Armenian Minorities under Mikheil Saakashvili

This dissertation argues that the relationship between the core Georgian majority and the Armenian and Azerbaijani minorities can be conceptualised through Sammy Smooha’s model of ethnic democracy. Scholars have largelyignored instances where a state has not established a power‐sharing agreement with the minority, yet conflict has not occurred. This dissertation will show that despite formal […]

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