• Dilyara SuleymanovaEmail author
Part of the Anthropological Studies of Education book series (ASE)


The conclusion summarizes the main findings of the book and places them within the larger debates on political, social and cultural developments in post-Soviet Russia. Educational policies remain fundamental to the construction and articulation of national identities and to the strategies of dealing with ethnic diversity in Russia. Currently, they are dominated by centralization and homogenization agenda. Conclusion further on extends the main arguments of the book by raising questions about the role of school in shaping, transforming and remolding identities. While the role of education in the construction of national identity is often being taken for granted, anthropological analysis brings to the light the fact that these processes are torn by struggles and contradictions more than it might seem on the first sight.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of ZurichZurichSwitzerland

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