Political Stability of Newly Independent Countries under Conditions of Modernization  (Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine and Moldova)

ed. by Arusyak Aleksanyan, Yerevan: YSU PRESS, 2018, 328 p.

ISBN 978-5-8084-2329-9

This book presents a comparative analysis conducted through methodology of the Stability Index of Political System and considers transformations and main stages of modernization occurring in the political systems and regimes of newly independent countries, such as Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine and Moldova. The book includes comprehensive studies of political, economic and social processes as well as situations that impact and condition the stability of the above-mentioned 9 independent countries in a span of 2000-2017. In-country and Cross-country analyses have been carried out within the framework of methodology of the Political Stability Index. In-country analysis refers to political, economic and social factors trends affecting the stability of the newly independent states within the mentioned period of 2000-2017. Cross-country analysis reveals comparative indicators of political stability in 2017. This book is intended to be used by scholars, experts and students at universities and research centers..

Head of the Research Team, Editor

Arusyak Aleksanyan Expert, Lecturer at Center for European
Studies, YSU, Doctor of Politics
Research Team
Ashot Aleksanyan  Expert, Lecturer at Center for European
Studies, YSU, Doctor of Politics, Associate
Professor
Artyom Tonoyan Expert in Azerbaijani Studies, Assistant
Professor at Chair of Iranian Studies, YSU,
Doctor of Philosophy in Philology
Carolina Dodon Expert, MA in Human Rights and Democratization
at Centre for European Studies, YSU
Mariam Khizanashvili Expert, MA in Human Rights and Democratization
at Centre for European Studies, YSU
Nazira Ibraim Kyzy Expert, MA in Human Rights and Democratization
at Centre for European Studies, YSU

 

 

Trends of the Index of Democracy Level in the dimension of human rights and democratization

edited by Arusyak Aleksanyan, Yerevan YSU press, 2017, 286 pages.

ISBN 978-5-8084-2223-0

This is an interdisciplinary research conducted to show the trends of the Index of Democracy Level in the dimension of Human Rights and Democratization in nine post-Soviet countries, namely Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, and Moldova. The study encompasses both in-country and cross-country analyses.

In-country analysis depicts Political, Economic, Social, Educational and Health Factors affecting the Index of Democracy Level of each country within the period of 1995-2015. Nevertheless, factors and procedures influencing the Index of Democracy Level in 2015 were in more detail studied as this is the third research in succession. Cross-country analysis concludes comparative Indices of Political, Economic, Social, Educational and Health Factors that conditioned the Index Democracy Level in 2015. The research on the “Trends of the Index of Democracy Level in the dimension of Human Rights and Democratization“ can be used by professors and students of universities and research centres.

Authors

Head of the Research Team, Editor

Arusyak Aleksanyan Expert, Lecturer at Center for European

Studies, YSU, Doctor of Politics

Research Team
Ashot Aleksanyan Expert, Lecturer at Center for European
Studies, YSU, Doctor of Politics, Associate
Professor
Armine Khachatryan Expert, Lecturer at Center for European
Studies, YSU, LLM (LPC) at University of
Law, UK
Tatevik Hayrapetyan Lecturer at History Department, YSU, Expert
in Azerbaijani Studies, Doctor of History

 

Comparative Analysis of the Index of Democracy Level in the context of Human Rights and Democratization (Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine and Moldova)

Ed. by Arusyak Aleksanyan, Yerevan: YSU Press, 2016, 304 p.

ISBN 978-5-8084-2128-8

This is an interdisciplinary research and it is conducted to show the development and comparative analysis of the Index of Democracy Level in nine post-Soviet countries, such as Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine and Moldova. The study encompasses in-country and cross country analyses.

In-country analysis includes the study of the developments of the Political, Economic, Social, Educational and Health Factors impacting the Index of Democracy Level of each country within the period of 1995-2014. Nevertheless, the factors and procedures influencing on the Index of Democracy Level within the period of 2013 and 2014 have been elaborated in more details as this is the succession of the previously published research. Cross-country analysis concludes the comparative indices of factors conditioning the Index of Democracy Level in 2014. The research on the Comparative Analysis of the Index of Democracy Level in the context of Human Rights and Democratization can be used by professors and students of universities and research centres.

 

Authors

Head of the Research Team, Editor

Arusyak Aleksanyan Expert, Lecturer at Center for European
Studies, YSU, Doctor of Politics
Research Team
Ashot Aleksanyan Expert, Lecturer at Center for European
Studies, YSU, Doctor of Politics, Associate
Professor
Vahan Hunanyan Post graduate student at the Chair of
International Relations and Diplomacy, YSU
MA in European Studies
Astghik Nadiryan Expert at Center for European Studies, YSU
MA in European Studies

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Comparative Analysis of the Index of Democracy Level: Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Moldova

ed. by Arusyak Aleksanyan, Yerevan, YSU press, 2015, p. 296.

ISBN 978-5-8084-1934-6

This interdisciplinary research is conducted for the development of the Index of Democracy Level in Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Moldova. The study also provides a comparative analysis of the Index of Democracy Level for the above mentioned countries. There are both in-country and cross-country analysis: In-country analysis includes the study of democracy of each country and the Political, Economic, Social, Educational and Health Factors impacting the Index of Democracy Level within the period of 1995-2012. Cross-country analysis is a country comparative analysis of the Index of Democracy Level and the factors it is conditioned with in 2012 and 2013. This study can be used by research centres, professors and students for research and academic purposes.

Authors:

Head of the Research Team, Editor

Arusyak Aleksanyan Expert, Lecturer at Center for European
Studies, YSU, Doctor of Politics
Research Team
Arthur Ghazinyan Director of the Center for European Studies,
YSU, Doctor of Law, Associate Professor
Ashot Aleksanyan Expert, Lecturer at Center for European
Studies, YSU, Doctor of Politics, AssociateProfessor
Arevik Anapiosyan Expert, Lecturer at Center for European
Studies, YSU
Vahan Hunanyan Post graduate student at the Chair of
International Relations and Diplomacy, YSU
Anna Sarkisyan CRRC-Armenia, project manager

 

The Political Stability Index of the South Caucasus, EurAsEC and EU Member States  (in-country and cross-country analysis) (in Armenian),  

ed. by Arusyak Aleksanyan, Yerevan, Yerevan University press 2013, 336 P

ISBN 978-99941-0-564-9

The interdisciplinary research is devoted to the development and comparative analysis of the political stability index of the South Caucasus, EurAsEC and EU member states. For the first time, within the framework of the developed model, an in-country analysis of political stability of 19 states and cross-country analysis of 35 states are made. In the research, the dynamics of political stability of the states during 10-14 years is examined, an in-depth analysis of political, social and economic fields is made, using mathematical and statistical methods of analysis. It is designed for scientific and research centres, scientists, students and academic circles.

Authors

Head of the Research Group, Editor

Arusyak Aleksanyan Expert, Lecturer at Center for European
Studies, YSU, Doctor of Politics
Research Team
Arevik Ghalumyan Master of European Studies
Grigor Yeritsyan Master of European Studies
Leyli Aleksanyan Master of European Studies
Lilit Badalyan Master of European Studies
Mane Adamyan Master of European Studies
Maria Simonyan Master of European Studies
Vahan Hunanyan Master of European Studies

 

Yearbook 2011-2012

Human Rights and Democratization Eastern Partnership Region Yearbook 2011-2012 is published with the support of the European Union. The book provides a comprehensive analysis of the status of human rights and democratization in the six countries of the Eastern Partnership Region (Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine). It is comprised of 5 sections, explaining the relationship between human rights and democracy, presenting the MA Programme on Human Rights and Democratization implemented by the YSU Centre for European Studies, and analyzing the current status of human rights protection and democracy in the Eastern partnership countries.  The author of the yearbook is Benjamin James Barnard, an independent expert from the Human Rights Centre, University of Essex, United Kingdom.

Human Rights and Democratization Eastern Partnership Region Yearbook 2011-2012

 

Yearbook 2010-2011

The Centre for European Studies has published Human Rights and Democratization Eastern Partnership Region Yearbook 2010-2011 in the framework of Eastern Partnership Regional Programme in Human Rights and Democratization. The Yearbook endeavours to provide an in depth overview of the human rights and democratization situation in the six countries in the European Union’s Eastern Partnership Region: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia. Moldova and Ukraine. Part One presents a brief introduction to the concepts of human rights and democratization from both a global and regional perspective  and discusses the relationship between the two. Part two consists of individual country reports on the human rights and democratization situations in each of the six Eastern partnership countries. Part three provides an analysis of the successes and challenges that face the EU’s Eastern Parnership Initiative and its ability to protect and promote human rights and democratization in the region. Finally, Part four offers a synopsis of the new EU Regional Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratization in Armenia, Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine.

Human RIghts and Democratization in Eastern Partnership Region Yearbook 2010-2011