Asian Studies: Central Asian Studies

  • Eurasia and India: Regional Perspectives book cover

    Eurasia and India

    Regional Perspectives

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    Eurasia has assumed importance in the post-Soviet period and the peoples of Siberia have distinctive historico-cultural similarities with the Indian Himalayas due to common traditions and Buddhist culture. The Eurasianism of Russia brings it closer to India in historico-cultural, political and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Offshore Central Asia book cover

    Offshore Central Asia

    Edited by John Heathershaw, Alexander Cooley

    Central Asia is not, as it was once popular to argue, divorced from the global economy. When we look away from formal trade flows and towards institutions of contemporary finance, it becomes clear that the Central Asian region and global economy are far more interconnected than first suspected. As…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Energy Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia book cover

    Energy Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia

    Edited by Bo Kong, Jae H. Ku

    Drawing on cutting-edge research from leading scholars, this book investigates state preferences for regime creation and assesses state capacity for executing these preferences in Northeast Asia’s energy domain, defined as the geographical area comprising the following countries: Russia, Mongolia,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy: The Struggle for Recognition and Self-Reliance under Karimov book cover

    Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy

    The Struggle for Recognition and Self-Reliance under Karimov

    By Bernardo Teles Fazendeiro

    Uzbekistan’s foreign policy from 1991 to 2016, starting from independence right up to the death of its first president, Islam Karimov, is one of the more distinctive approaches to international politics since the end of the Cold War. This distinctiveness rests on the republic’s gradual struggle for…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan: Moving to cleaner energy in a resource-rich country book cover

    Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan

    Moving to cleaner energy in a resource-rich country

    Edited by Yelena Kalyuzhnova, Richard Pomfret

    Kazakhstan is rich in natural resources including coal, oil, natural gas and uranium and has significant renewable potential from wind, solar, hydro and biomass. In spite of this, the country is currently dependent upon fossil fuels with coal-fired plants accounting for 75% of total power…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Conflict and Peace in Eurasia book cover

    Conflict and Peace in Eurasia

    Edited by Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra

    Focusing on a range of Eurasian conflicts, including Nagorno-Karabakh, South Ossetia and Abkhazia, this book offers contemporary perspectives on the ongoing conflicts in the Eurasia, with an emphasis on the attempts towards peace. The book brings into focus how various factors such as ethnicity,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Party System Formation in Kazakhstan: Between Formal and Informal Politics book cover

    Party System Formation in Kazakhstan

    Between Formal and Informal Politics

    By Rico Isaacs

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Central Asian states have developed liberal-constitutional formal institutions. However, at the same time, political phenomena in Central Asia are shaped by informal political behaviour and relations. This relationship is now a critical issue affecting…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Identity and Politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus book cover

    Identity and Politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus

    Edited by Mohammed Ayoob, Murad Ismayilov

    The multicultural region of Central Eurasia is living through its early post-independence years and as such serves as an ideal case to study and analyse theories of identity and foreign policy in a non-European context. Looking to re-introduce identity as a multidimensional factor informing state…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • National Identities in Soviet Historiography: The Rise of Nations under Stalin book cover

    National Identities in Soviet Historiography

    The Rise of Nations under Stalin

    By Harun Yilmaz

    Under Stalin’s totalitarian leadership of the USSR, Soviet national identities with historical narratives were constructed. These constructions envisaged how nationalities should see their imaginary common past, and millions of people defined themselves according to them. This book explains how and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Urban Spaces and Lifestyles in Central Asia and Beyond book cover

    Urban Spaces and Lifestyles in Central Asia and Beyond

    Edited by Philipp Schröder

    This volume contributes new insights to the scientific debate on post-Socialist urbanities. Based on ethnographic research in cities of Central Asia, the Caucasus and Russia, its contributions scrutinise the social production of diverse public, parochial and private spaces in conjunction with…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Diverging Paths of Development in Central Asia: Market Adaptations, Interventions and Daily Experience book cover

    Diverging Paths of Development in Central Asia

    Market Adaptations, Interventions and Daily Experience

    Edited by Gül Berna Özcan

      Newly gained sovereignty, uneven penetration of neo-liberal ideals and the growth of disparate capitalist markets have elicited varied responses in Central Asia. What does development mean for the political class and for ordinary citizens? What are the effects of new capitalist institutions and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Institutional Reform in Central Asia: Politico-Economic Challenges book cover

    Institutional Reform in Central Asia

    Politico-Economic Challenges

    Edited by Joachim Ahrens, Herman W. Hoen

    The countries of Central Asia are increasingly the focus of intense international attention due to their geopolitical and economic importance as well as their unsettled transition processes. The region faced enormous challenges when the Soviet Union disintegrated, and this book focuses on the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

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