Understanding Belarus: Belarussian identity

  title={Understanding Belarus: Belarussian identity},
  author={G. Ioffe},
  journal={Europe-Asia Studies},
  pages={1241 - 1272}
  • G. Ioffe
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Europe-Asia Studies
  • In the first of this three-part series of articles the linguistic situation in Belarus was analysed. The research questions that inform this second article are: 1) What kind of ethnic identity evolved in Belarus that makes most Belarusians insensitive to ‘their own’ national symbols and attached to those embodying their kinship with neighbouring countries? 2) What is the status of the Belarusian national movement when viewed through the prism of the most reputable theories of ethnic nationalism… CONTINUE READING
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