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Volume 13
Issue 5
Online publication date 2017-10-28
Title A social breakthrough and an economic slowdown in Ukraine
Author Alla Mostepaniuk
Abstract
Recent revolutions were either successful as in Georgia, where the living standards were improved or a great fault as in Yemen, Libya and Syria, where a civil war started. What are the underneath reasons of a successful revolution? Why in some countries anti-governmental protests brought prosperity while in others continuous military conflicts and social deprivation? This paper provides a multi approach analysis of the Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine, shows visible and hidden preconditions as well as key social and economic outcomes. It concludes that despite a fundamental shift in the social identity and ideology of the nation, there are number of negative economic results, which slow down economic development and further social improvement.
Key words:  Ukraine, social capital, economic growth, post-revolution performance, corruption.
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Keywords Ukraine, social capital, economic growth, post-revolution performance, corruption
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.15208/beh.2017.41
Pages 604-618
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