Tag: Ghia Nodia

The End of the Postnational Illusion?


With the advance of modernization, nationalism was supposed to fade away. Yet even in advanced democracies, nationalism’s influence seems larger than ever. What did we get wrong? analyst Ghia Nodia… Read more »

The Crisis of Postnationalism


Nationalism paired with democracy makes for a difficult marriage, but any prospect of divorce is wishful thinking, according to a leading scholar. Like religion, nationalism was supposed to wither away… Read more »

Georgia elections: polarized but ‘pluralistic, competitive and well-run’


The ruling Georgian Dream party won a decisive victory in weekend elections, Transitions Online reports: Georgian Dream captured about 48.6 percent of the vote, and the opposition UNM a distant second… Read more »

No nationalism, no democracy?


Marc F. Plattner, founding coeditor of the Journal of Democracy and co-chair of the Research Council of the International Forum for Democratic Studies, addressed the delicate relationship between nationalism and… Read more »