work. The article builds upon empirical research on NGO s that are active in the field of HIV and Aids in Russia. In investigating the constraints and opportunities for these NGO s, the article uses the concept of ‘framing’ to explain how these organizations define their goals and rationale for
political, social and economic factors at both the elite and grassroots levels. This special issue seeks to focus on these two levels of the interaction between civil society and the state in Russia and to explore how different types of organization and movement frame their goals and actions in the context
processes of identity construction and framing during the Gezi protest encampment.
Collective Identity Construction Through ‘Eventful Protests’
The current protest wave has been characterized initially by: virtual, decentralized, horizontal, leaderless, and flexible networks of individuals and
. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2001. xiv, 258 pp. $45.00. If you believe the old adage about summarizing a book (or dissertation) on a note card, you will find Framing Democracy, by John K. Glenn, III, a daunting read. There are, for instance, at least four different sets of analytical questions
courses on post-Soviet or democratic transitional politics. J o e l C. Moses Iowa State University Scotland and the Slavs: Cultures in Contact 1500-2000. Edited by Mark Cornwall and Murray Frame. Newtonville, MA: Oriental Research Partners, 2001. xiii, 311 pp. $42.00. This book broadens knowledge o f Scot
example of Croatian commemorative culture, analyzed in the collective volume edited by Vjeran Pavlaković and Davor Pauković, shows the limits of the European project of reconciliation in post-conflict societies. The book presents the findings of the research project Framing the Nation and Collective
the world's most fascinating minds. C.J.G. Turner University of British Columbia Amy M a n d e l k e r . Framing A n n a Karenina: Tolstoy, the W o m a n Q u e s t i o n , a n d the Victorian Novel. C o l u m b u s : O h i o State University Press, 1993. xvi, 241 pp. $39.50. Amy Mandelker's study of
essay, short stories, and poems, drawing on a wide range of cultural references in order to frame their political agenda. Of particular interest in this regard is their use of music and dance. As art forms with wide cultural cachet, music and dance provided not only a contextual background for many of
perspective, this paper focuses on the development of the Kremlin’s discourse on Georgia from 1999 to 2008,
to observe how Russia’s relations with this post-Soviet state were framed in the Kremlin’s rhetoric during this period.
This paper, furthermore, discusses how Russian authorities gave