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The Resource Identity in formation : the Russian-speaking populations in the near abroad, David D. Laitin

Identity in formation : the Russian-speaking populations in the near abroad, David D. Laitin

Label
Identity in formation : the Russian-speaking populations in the near abroad
Title
Identity in formation
Title remainder
the Russian-speaking populations in the near abroad
Statement of responsibility
David D. Laitin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, nationality groups have claimed sovereignty in the new republics bearing their names. With the ascendance of these titular nationality groups, Russian-speakers living in the post-Soviet republics face a radical crisis of identity. That crisis is at the heart of David D. Laitin's book." "Laitin portrays these Russian-speakers as a "beached diaspora" since the populations did not cross international borders; the borders themselves receded. He asks what will become of these populations. Will they learn the languages of the republics in which they live and prepare their children for assimilation? Will they return to a homeland many have never seen? Or will they become loyal citizens of the new republics while maintaining a Russian identity? On the basis of ethnographic field research, discourse analysis, and mass surveys, Laitin analyzes trends in Estonia, Latvia, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DCC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Laitin, David D
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PG2074.73
LC item number
.L35 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Wilder House series in politics, history, and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Russian language
  • Nationalism
  • Former Soviet republics
Label
Identity in formation : the Russian-speaking populations in the near abroad, David D. Laitin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface
  • Note on Transliteration and Terms
  • Pt. 1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Theory of Political Identities.
  • p. 3
  • 2.
  • Why the Peripheral Peoples Did Not Become Russians.
  • p. 36
  • 3.
  • Three Patterns of Peripheral Incorporation.
  • p. 59
  • Pt. 2.
  • Ethnography of the Double Cataclysm.
  • p. 83
  • 4.
  • Double Cataclysm.
  • p. 85
  • 5.
  • Family Strategies in Response to the Cataclysm.
  • p. 105
  • 6.
  • If Not Assimilation, Then What?.
  • p. 158
  • Pt. 3.
  • Russian Response: Assimilation.
  • p. 199
  • 7.
  • Assimilation: Survey Results.
  • p. 201
  • 8.
  • Calculating Linguistic Status: An Experiment.
  • p. 217
  • 9.
  • Turning Megalomanians into Ruritanians.
  • p. 243
  • Pt. 4.
  • Nationalism and Identity Shift.
  • p. 261
  • 10.
  • Russian-Speaking Nationality in Formation.
  • p. 263
  • 11.
  • Russian Nationalism in Russia and the Near Abroad.
  • p. 300
  • Pt. 5.
  • Extensions of the Analysis.
  • p. 323
  • 12.
  • Identity and Ethnic Violence.
  • p. 325
  • 13.
  • Future Trajectories of Nation and State.
  • p. 346
  • Methodological Appendix.
  • p. 365
  • Authorities Consulted.
  • p. 401
  • Subject Index.
  • p. 405
Control code
l80097048670
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 417 p.
Isbn
9780801484957
Lccn
lc97048670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Identity in formation : the Russian-speaking populations in the near abroad, David D. Laitin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface
  • Note on Transliteration and Terms
  • Pt. 1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Theory of Political Identities.
  • p. 3
  • 2.
  • Why the Peripheral Peoples Did Not Become Russians.
  • p. 36
  • 3.
  • Three Patterns of Peripheral Incorporation.
  • p. 59
  • Pt. 2.
  • Ethnography of the Double Cataclysm.
  • p. 83
  • 4.
  • Double Cataclysm.
  • p. 85
  • 5.
  • Family Strategies in Response to the Cataclysm.
  • p. 105
  • 6.
  • If Not Assimilation, Then What?.
  • p. 158
  • Pt. 3.
  • Russian Response: Assimilation.
  • p. 199
  • 7.
  • Assimilation: Survey Results.
  • p. 201
  • 8.
  • Calculating Linguistic Status: An Experiment.
  • p. 217
  • 9.
  • Turning Megalomanians into Ruritanians.
  • p. 243
  • Pt. 4.
  • Nationalism and Identity Shift.
  • p. 261
  • 10.
  • Russian-Speaking Nationality in Formation.
  • p. 263
  • 11.
  • Russian Nationalism in Russia and the Near Abroad.
  • p. 300
  • Pt. 5.
  • Extensions of the Analysis.
  • p. 323
  • 12.
  • Identity and Ethnic Violence.
  • p. 325
  • 13.
  • Future Trajectories of Nation and State.
  • p. 346
  • Methodological Appendix.
  • p. 365
  • Authorities Consulted.
  • p. 401
  • Subject Index.
  • p. 405
Control code
l80097048670
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 417 p.
Isbn
9780801484957
Lccn
lc97048670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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