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  • Kazhenova, Damira (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2022-05)
    This study is aimed to explore how gender order becomes hegemonic by enforcing the standards of hegemonic femininity on women in social media spaces that makes them question their bodily autonomy and behavior. In ...
  • Aibassova, Aigerim (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2022-05)
    Social media is one of the most prominent spaces for communication in the 21st century and as such is deeply intertwined with our political life being both its reflection and influencer. Due to this phenomenon, there ...
  • Orazbek, Miras (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2022-05)
    This study explores the peculiarities of the mass democracy movement in Belarus, particularly domestic and foreign mechanisms that opposition, protesters and other representatives of the Belarusian democracy movement ...
  • Mukhambet, Ali (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021)
    The thesis research analyzes the mimicking in the Russian propaganda campaign on Facebook against the US in 2016. I identify a gap in the literature: the scholars have noted that Russia has mimicked American activists by ...
  • Li, Yelena (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021-06-18)
    In this thesis, I study South Korea’s immigrant admission and incorporation approach and how it affects the socio-cultural integration of ethnic Korean migrants from Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries of ...
  • Lim, Vlad (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021-05)
    In this research, I analyze the causes of violent confrontations that have taken place in Kazakhstan since independence. In particular, I close an important gap in the literature: most works have focused on certain ...
  • Matzhanova, Kamila (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021-05-11)
    Kazakhstan is active in reforming its pension system compared to other Post-Soviet states. In the last three decades since it became independent, it had two major and three less significant pension reforms. This master ...
  • Sagadiyeva, Aruzhan (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021-05-11)
    Kazakhstan is the only post-Soviet state that decriminalized polygyny. It did so quietly in 1997. Yet, since then, the Kazakhstani government repeatedly allowed public discussions on the legalization of polygyny, a taboo ...
  • Gulzar, Basit (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021-05)
    This thesis aims to study the condition(s) that influenced the rally around the flag effect in Pakistan’s crises with the US and India between 2011 and 2019. The motivation to study these crises is threefold. First, the ...
  • Amirseiit, Alaidar (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021-05-11)
    There is an inherent problem with the way the term cyberattack is being used. The term cyberattack is applied to any type of hostile interaction that occurs within cyberspace and presented as either act of war or a criminal ...
  • Gibatov, Olzhas (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021-01-18)
    In the modern context of global and domestic politics, with the increase in both international human rights regime and domestic constraints, migrant receiving states are limited in their ability to pursue restrictive ...
  • Lim, Haewon (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020)
    Public diplomacy has been the tool of choice for countries trying to gain international influence. With cultural centers such as the British Council, and Alliance Française having its roots from the late 19th to early 20th ...
  • Ramankulova, Leila (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-05-03)
    Nation branding is a process by which countries seek to create an attractive image and manipulate its external perception. The process of branding a nation involves a broad array of activities from an advertisement on ...
  • Nurtas, Alina (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-05-01)
    This thesis focuses on how Kazakhstan used environment as a foreign policy tool and how the environmental foreign policy is articulated in yearly presidential addresses. I am interested whether environmental issues are ...
  • Utrobina, Arina (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-05-07)
    This research analyzes the perceptions of female politicians by the young generation in Kazakhstan. The study is based on several findings of the Western scholars and previous studies conducted during the recent years. ...
  • Yergeshbay, Temirlan (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-05-07)
    This paper aims to fill an important theoretical gap in the existing literature in the understanding of the motivations behind citizen participation in party activism. Party activism is especially intriguing in this era ...
  • Pazylbekuly, Akseleu (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-05-03)
    In this research, I analyze what is behind the exclusion of quietist Salafi communities in Kazakhstan. In particular, I deal with the gap in the literature that does not focus on the communities, where Salafis are from ...
  • Tulegenova, Bakhyt (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-05-01)
    The proportion of civil wars that involve external intervention has increased dramatically since the end of the Cold War. So has the duration of such internationalized internal conflicts. This thesis seeks to explain the ...
  • Toktarova, Gulden (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2019-11)
    The incredibly quick development of smart technologies in the civil sector and in the sphere of war equipment, in particular, increases the public fear of future overrun by killer robots. Despite the actual absence of fully ...
  • Tatkeyeva, Zhanar (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018)
    This research analyzes the construction of gender roles perceptions among youth in the Kazakhstani context. The study applies Inglehart’s modernization theory that argues that socioeconomic development will lead to the ...

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