Abstract

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, international relations scholars have increasingly turned their attention towards the question of change.1 Some studies have concentrated on explaining the reasons for the sudden collapse of the USSR while others have focussed on the end of the Cold War but, to an extent, both of these aspects have been incorporated within, and superseded by, a growth in broader studies of the explanation and processes of change.2

Keywords

Permeability Migration Europe Boulder Clarification 

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  • Ken Dark

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