Nationalism in Quiet Times: Ideational Power and Post-Soviet Hybrid Regimes

James Goode

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In the post-Soviet region, nationalist practices are necessary sources of power for semiauthoritarian regimes, since material sources of power are seldom sufficient to secure compliance and support during the "quiet" periods between noisy election cycles. Yet they also expose these regimes to a variety of unexpected risks.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-16
Number of pages11
JournalProblems of Post-Communism
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • post-Soviet
  • authoritarianism
  • nationalism
  • legitimacy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Sociology and Political Science


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