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Socio-legal integration of the ethnic Russian minorities in Estonia

Sõrovatskaja, Maria LU (2017) RÄSM02 20171
Department of Sociology of Law
Abstract
In​ ​this​ ​thesis,​ ​I​ ​investigate​ ​the​ ​socio-legal​ ​experiences​ ​of​ ​ethnic​ ​Russians​ ​in​ ​Estonia​ ​and​ ​also review​ ​their​ ​practical​ ​implications.​ ​In​ ​particular,​ ​I​ ​explore​ ​the​ ​following​ ​research​ ​question​ ​​– What are the main challenges and possibilities for socio-legal integration of Russian minorities in Estonia?

For​ ​this​ ​purpose,​ ​I​ ​conducted​ ​several​ ​semi-structured interviews.​ ​The​ ​theoretical​ ​framework​ ​for​ ​this​ ​study​ ​is​ ​a​ ​combination​ ​of​ ​legal​ ​culture​ ​and​ ​Leon Petrazycki’s​ ​intuitive​ ​law​ ​theory.​ ​I​ ​conclude​ ​that​ ​in​ ​order​ ​to​ ​understand​ ​how,​ ​why​ ​and​ ​when Russian​ ​minorities​ ​integrate​ ​into​ ​or​ ​disintegrate​ ​from​ ​Estonian​... (More)
In​ ​this​ ​thesis,​ ​I​ ​investigate​ ​the​ ​socio-legal​ ​experiences​ ​of​ ​ethnic​ ​Russians​ ​in​ ​Estonia​ ​and​ ​also review​ ​their​ ​practical​ ​implications.​ ​In​ ​particular,​ ​I​ ​explore​ ​the​ ​following​ ​research​ ​question​ ​​– What are the main challenges and possibilities for socio-legal integration of Russian minorities in Estonia?

For​ ​this​ ​purpose,​ ​I​ ​conducted​ ​several​ ​semi-structured interviews.​ ​The​ ​theoretical​ ​framework​ ​for​ ​this​ ​study​ ​is​ ​a​ ​combination​ ​of​ ​legal​ ​culture​ ​and​ ​Leon Petrazycki’s​ ​intuitive​ ​law​ ​theory.​ ​I​ ​conclude​ ​that​ ​in​ ​order​ ​to​ ​understand​ ​how,​ ​why​ ​and​ ​when Russian​ ​minorities​ ​integrate​ ​into​ ​or​ ​disintegrate​ ​from​ ​Estonian​ ​society,​ ​we​ ​should​ ​attend​ ​to​ ​their legal​ ​culture​ ​and​ ​understanding​ ​of​ ​justice​ ​(i.e.​ ​intuitive​ ​law). (Less)
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Sõrovatskaja, Maria LU
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course
RÄSM02 20171
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H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
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Baltic​ ​states, ​ ​legal​ ​culture., socio-legal​ ​integration, ​ ​intuitive​ ​law, ​Russian​ ​minorities
language
English
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8926291
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2017-10-06 09:38:56
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  abstract     = {In​ ​this​ ​thesis,​ ​I​ ​investigate​ ​the​ ​socio-legal​ ​experiences​ ​of​ ​ethnic​ ​Russians​ ​in​ ​Estonia​ ​and​ ​also review​ ​their​ ​practical​ ​implications.​ ​In​ ​particular,​ ​I​ ​explore​ ​the​ ​following​ ​research​ ​question​ ​​– What are the main challenges and possibilities for socio-legal integration of Russian minorities in Estonia? 
 
For​ ​this​ ​purpose,​ ​I​ ​conducted​ ​several​ ​semi-structured interviews.​ ​The​ ​theoretical​ ​framework​ ​for​ ​this​ ​study​ ​is​ ​a​ ​combination​ ​of​ ​legal​ ​culture​ ​and​ ​Leon Petrazycki’s​ ​intuitive​ ​law​ ​theory.​ ​I​ ​conclude​ ​that​ ​in​ ​order​ ​to​ ​understand​ ​how,​ ​why​ ​and​ ​when Russian​ ​minorities​ ​integrate​ ​into​ ​or​ ​disintegrate​ ​from​ ​Estonian​ ​society,​ ​we​ ​should​ ​attend​ ​to​ ​their legal​ ​culture​ ​and​ ​understanding​ ​of​ ​justice​ ​(i.e.​ ​intuitive​ ​law).},
  author       = {Sõrovatskaja, Maria},
  keyword      = {Baltic​ ​states,​ ​legal​ ​culture.,socio-legal​ ​integration,​ ​intuitive​ ​law,​Russian​ ​minorities},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Socio-legal integration of the ethnic Russian minorities in Estonia},
  year         = {2017},
}