Dynamics of interethnic relations and ethnic stereotypes in the Republic of Tuva


Аnayban Z.V.

Institute of Oriental studies, Russian academy of sciences, Moscow, Russia anayban@mail.ru

Balakina G.F.

Tuvinian Institute for Exploration of Natural Resources, Siberian branch, Russian Academy of science, Kyzyl, Russia balakina.gal@yandex.ru

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Аnayban Z.V., Balakina G.F. Dynamics of interethnic relations and ethnic stereotypes in the Republic of Tuva. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 8. P. 93-99




Abstract

The paper analyses соntemporary interethnic situation in Tuva. Results of 2010 survey among the population of the Republic and an 2013 expert poll show a rather quiet interethnic climate in the region, while, at the same time, state presence of latent tensions in relations among two basic ethnoi – Tuvans and Russians. It was also found out that a set of socio-economic promblems affects negatively relationships of ethnoi inhabiting the republic, overall tolerance level and inter-ethnic stereotypes dynamics.


Keywords
ethnic groups; Tuvans; Russians; interethnic relations; ethnic stereotypes; auto-stereotypes; heterostereotypes; Tuva
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