Ethnocracy: international discourse

international discourse

Farukshin M.Kh.

Dr. Sci. (Phil.), Prof. of Politology Department, the Kazan (Volga region) Federal University, Kazan, Russia

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Farukshin M.Kh. Ethnocracy: international discourse. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 4. P. 44-50


The paper demonstrates state of discussion related to issues of ethnocracy in Russian and international academic publications. Critically reviewed are various approaches to the notion of ethnocracy. A definition is suggested reflecting the essence of the phenomenon under review – domination of titular ethnic nation and subaltern humiliated of the opposing ethnic minority (-ties). Developments in Israel, Latvia, and Estonia demonstrate characteristic traits and specifics of contemporary ethnocratic regimes.

ethnocracy; ethnic minorities; ethnocratic regime; ethnic democracy; ethnic confrontation; ethnocratic consciousness; Israel; Lativia; Estonia
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