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Dissertation Chapters | Political Science | Georgia | Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018
Causes of the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict in the Perspective of Constructivism
Abstract: This article studies the causes of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Main scope of the article is to determine the causes of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in the perspective of Constructivism one of the influential theories of international relations. Goal of the article is to check the constructivism assumptions of determination of the causes of this conflict. Checking of these theoretical arguments in this article is carried out based on the study and analysis of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. During the research work, a proven way such as the qualitative research method has been used. In order to collect and analyze the data during the research process, the secondary sources and scientific literature, existing around the subject of the study, has been analyzed as well. Another specific data collecting methodological technique, such as the in-depth interviews with the representatives of the expert circles, has been used too. The study revealed that, within the perspective of Constructivism, one of the causes of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict was the existing difference of the culture, identity and religion between the Armenians and Azeris, grave historical memory existing between these two countries and resulting hatred between these nations.
Keywords: Constructivism, ethnic violence, identity
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018,
Pages: 1262 - 1264