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A History of Political Shiism in Post-Soviet Azerbaijan

  Altay Goyushov and Kanan Rovshanoglu In recent years, Shiite religious groups have become important players in socio-political life in Azerbaijan. At the same time, political Shiism is becoming more...

Disempowered and Unfinanced Azerbaijani Municipalities

In 8 months Azerbaijan will hold municipal elections. However, the Azeri public shows no interest in the existence or absence of local institutions of self-government. If people woke up in...

Domestic Violence: A Common Problem of State and Society

Domestic violence is the most widespread gender problem in Azerbaijan. In most households, domestic violence reveals itself in certain forms: as physical and sexual violence, or psychological oppression and some...

Disempowered and Unfinanced Azerbaijani Municipalities

In 8 months Azerbaijan will hold municipal elections. However, the Azeri public shows no interest in the existence or absence of local institutions of self-government. If people woke up in...

Domestic Violence: A Common Problem of State and Society

Domestic violence is the most widespread gender problem in Azerbaijan. In most households, domestic violence reveals itself in certain forms: as physical and sexual violence, or psychological oppression and some...

Economic Collapse in Iran

“Our hopes are first to God, and then to the American people. We hope Trump will not be reelected.” This statement by Sadegh Zibakalam, professor of political science at Tehran...

Outcomes of Azerbaijani Economy in 2018

  2018 ECONOMIC OUTCOMES (macroeconomic, monetary, and financial results) Introduction In 2015-2016, Azerbaijan faced a deep economic crisis brought on by a sharp fall in the world market price of...

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Economic Relations in 2018 (January-September)

  Azerbaijan’s Foreign Economic Relations in 2018 (January-September)   Contents 1. Amendments to Legislation on Foreign Economic Relations 2.  Structure and Dynamics of Foreign Trade      2.1. Analysis of the...

Azerbaijani Banks in 2018 (from January through September)

  Azerbaijani Banks in 2018 (from January through September)   Contents   Introduction Changes in banking legislation Banks and concentration level Bank resources: formation sources and their use Loan market...

A History of Political Shiism in Post-Soviet Azerbaijan

  Altay Goyushov and Kanan Rovshanoglu In recent years, Shiite religious groups have become important players in socio-political life in Azerbaijan. At the same time, political Shiism is becoming more...

A Response to Murad İsmayilov's Authoritarian Patriarchy, Racism, and the Crisis of Knowledge: Towards a “De-Radicalization” of the Global Religious Space

In an opinion concerning the recent radicalization of Muslims and the emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), Murad Ismayilov makes a number of unsubstantiated assumptions...

Authoritarian Patriarchy, Racism, and the Crisis of Knowledge: Towards a “De-Radicalization” of the Global Religious Space

There has been much hype surrounding the alleged “radicalization” of Moslems, both across the post-Soviet space and globally. In recent years, the narrative of radicalization has tended to point to...

OTHER
On the Mir Jafar Bagirov’s...

The main opponents of Stalin within the Bolshevik party, and the potential opposition in general...

SOCIETY
(Azerbaijani) Məna və bildirim haqqında...

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OTHER
The Liberation of Baku: A...

In 28 May 1918, the Azerbaijani National Council declared the formation of the independent Azerbaijani...

SOCIETY
Overlooked Youth: How Does National...

  Brief Study Report[i][ii] Through decades drug use has been one of the most stigmatized...

OTHER
(Azerbaijani) Rəsmi və qeyri-rəsmi millətçilik....

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ECONOMY
The Effect of Declining Oil...

Changes in household savings, and in nominal and real income In assessing real changes in...

SOCIETY
On The Edge: Azerbaijan's New...

Throughout history, the current territories of Azerbaijan had always been on the periphery of different...

SOCIETY
Domestic Violence: A Common Problem...

Domestic violence is the most widespread gender problem in Azerbaijan. In most households, domestic violence...

OTHER
The Problem of Azerbaijani Turkology...

As the Turkic history tied with the Chinese history, learning the Old Turkic language without...

ECONOMY
Survey Analysis On The Current...

1.The survey objective and scope It is crucial to study business expectations in terms of...

ECONOMY
Statistics that can’t hide the...

The official statistics has to be reliable; otherwise economic decisions cannot meet either present or...

SOCIETY
(Azerbaijani) Freqe fəlsəfəsi nədir və...

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ECONOMY
Capital and Regions: Main Socio-Economic...

One of the important conditions for sustainable and balanced development is interregional economic balance. However,...

OTHER
(Azerbaijani) Periklin Qəbirüstü nitqinin qədim...

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SOCIETY
Importance of Utopias

In Azerbaijan, many new and especially liberal ideas are ridiculed by the general public as...