ENSURING INTERETHNIC CONCORD: CASE OF KAZAKHSTAN

Maral Zhanarstanova, Elena Nechaeva

Abstract


Ethnic issues are of great importance in the modern world in general and in Kazakhstan in particular. Kazakhstan is a multiethnic country that has created its own model of interethnic relations. This article investigates Kazakhstan’s model of interethnic concord. It analyzes the model by revealing its main pillars, which are the legal framework, depoliticization of ethnic sphere, creation of one nation on the grounds of civil rather than ethnic identity, and the influential Assembly of People of Kazakhstan.


Keywords


Interethnic concord, Kazakhstan, Assembly of People of Kazakhstan, National Unity Doctrine, ethnic groups.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12955/cbup.v3.654

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