Armenian Journal of Political Science No 1‚  2016

STATE-BUILDING

Lia Tetradze, Giorgi Melikidze
Multi-Party System in Georgia: Peculiarities, Challenges and Perspectives

Violetta Petrosyan
From Conflict to Peace: The Features of Post-Conflict State-Building

Giorgio Malinverni
The International Principles Governing a Good Administration of Justice

Lucian Mihai
The Impact of Constitutional Reforms in Romania on the Balance between Legislative and Executive Powers and on the Independence of Justice

CONFLICT RESOLUTION

Aram Terzyan
The Role of Beliefs in Armenia-Azerbaijan Confrontation: A Glance into Presidents’ Discourse

NEW WORLD ORDER: REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

Morgane Fert-Malka, Meline Gonzalez Piloyan
The Eastern Partnership in the South Caucasus: a case of flawed EU policymaking

Vahe Davtyan
The Major Challenge for Armenia’s Transport Security: Obstacles and Prospects of Integration into the International Transport Corridors

Nora Gevorgyan
EU Policy in the South Caucasus Region: A Thorny Path to Differentiation?

 

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Three Stages, Three Groups and Three Paradigms of Post-Soviet Transformation

TIGRAN TOROSYAN
Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences
HAYK SUKIASYAN
Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences
Two decades after the start of post-Soviet transformation, discussions on the theoretical grounds of that process are still ongoing. While a decade ago it was possible to unequivocally assert that it is not the continuation of the third wave of democratisation and that the theories and models of regime transitions, recorded before the collapse of the USSR, can only to a first approximation be applied to post-Soviet transformation study, later doubt was cast upon the existence of a general paradigm for the process. Nevertheless, several patterns are evident in the process, and the article views the modelling possibility of that exceptionally complex and multi-vector process.

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