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Problems of Post-Communism
Editor: Dmitry Gorenburg, Harvard University
Associate Editor for Central Europe & the Balkans: Sherrill Stroschein, University College London
Associate Editor for Asia: Martin Dimitrov, Tulane University

The post-communist countries are the most rapidly changing societies of Europe and Asia. For insight into this twenty-first century revolution, there is no better source than Problems of Post-Communism. Emphasis is placed on timely research covering current economic, political, security, and international developments and trends in Russia and China, Central Europe and Central Asia, Latin America, and Southeast Asia. Clarity and readability make the articles fully accessible to researchers, policy makers, and students alike.

For online submissions, author and reviewer guidelines, special issue proposals, and more, visit the editorial office website at www.problemsofpostcommunism.org

Published in association with the National Council for Eurasian and East European Research.

ISI Impact Factor 2012: 0.353

ISI Ranking in Political Science 2012: 124/157

"Problems of Post-Communism is an unparalleled teaching tool. Its articles, written by some of our best experts in the field, are timely, insightful, and clear. Most important for me in considering them for classroom adoption has been the fact that these articles are presented in a style that is accessible to my students." -- Philip G. Roeder, University of California, San Diego

"What impresses me about Problems of Post-Communism is that it is the place where the academy and the policy community meet. Like its predecessor, it brings serious research on the postcommunist world to a broad audience in a timely and lucid manner." -- Eugene Huskey, Stetson University

"One of the most relevant and readable foreign affairs journals for both policymakers and scholars following the ongoing transitions in Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia. Problems of Post-Communism helps officials keep current and maintain a dialogue on scholarly research and thinking on a wide range of critical issues." -- Ken Roberts, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, U.S. Department of State

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"Features readable analysis, reliable information, and lively debate about the Communist and post-Communist world with an emphasis on coverage of current economic, political, and international issues. ... Recommended for purchase by academic libraries and large public libraries." -- Magazines for Libraries
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Editorial Board
Joanna Regulska, Rutgers University; James Richter, Bates College; Edward Schatz, University of Toronto; Elizabeth Wood, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Table of Contents
July-August 2014
Vol. 61 No. 04

After the Revolution: Long-Term Effects of Electoral Revolutions
Although none of the color revolutions has proved to be completely successful in bringing about long-term democratic change, differences in outcomes among them cast light on both the possibilities and the limitations that countries face when liberalization opportunities present themselves.
Grigore Pop-Eleches and Graeme Robertson 3
Deciphering What Pyongyang Wants
For two decades, Pyongyang has consistently signaled its willingness to denuclearize if the United States abandons all hostility and agrees to a peace treaty. Otherwise, Pyongyang will adopt “self-defense” measures leading to nuclear armament.
Hyung-min Joo 23
Making Citizens Beyond the Borders: Nonresident Ethnic Citizenship in Post-Communist Europe
The Decision to extend citizenship to nonresidents grows out of specific identity projects undertaken, most often, by right-wing governments and results in fluid and variable conditions of membership.
Myra A. Waterbury 36
The Circassian Diaspora In and Outside Turkey: Construction of Transnational Space in the Post-Communist Era
Modern communications technologies and transportation methods have lessened the distance between Circassians at home and abroad while increasing their-esteem and activism.
Ayhan Kaya 50


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