Asian Studies: Central Asian Studies

  • Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy: Regime neo-Eurasianism in the Nazarbaev era book cover

    Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy

    Regime neo-Eurasianism in the Nazarbaev era

    By Luca Anceschi

    For much of the post-Soviet era, Kazakhstan’s international relations developed against a specific backdrop: the Eurasian continent, a (vaguely defined) politico-cultural space with the modern Kazakhstani state at its centre. This book looks at the central role occupied by ‘regime neo-Eurasianism’…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Ethnic Politics in Post-Soviet Central Asia: Exit, Voice, and Loyalty among Uzbek Minorities book cover

    Ethnic Politics in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    Exit, Voice, and Loyalty among Uzbek Minorities

    By Matteo Fumagalli

    The Soviet collapse left about seventy million people, one in four former Soviet citizens, stranded outside of the borders of new states where the majority of their ethnic kins lived. To the surprise of many outside observers, the Central Asian region has escaped the conflicts in which many…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • The Political Economy of Central Asia book cover

    The Political Economy of Central Asia

    By Gul Berna Ozcan

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Central Asian republics are still coming to terms with their post-communist economies, their role in the region and the wider world, and their needs for identity, governance and growth. The Political Economy of Central Asia is an original study addressing…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Violence and Resistance in Uzbekistan book cover

    Violence and Resistance in Uzbekistan

    By Matteo Fumagalli

    For large part of the post-independence period, Uzbekistan’s elites have legitimised their rule in the name of a struggle against religiously motivated and foreign-funded extremism. Without President Karimov’s rule, the theory that country would have fallen prey to Islamic militancy and possibly…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Politics in Developing Countries book cover

    Politics in Developing Countries

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and user-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Identity and Marginality in India: Afghan Sikh and Hindu Migrants book cover

    Identity and Marginality in India

    Afghan Sikh and Hindu Migrants

    By Anwesha Ghosh

    ‘Lala Hindu’ is a term used by ethnic Afghans to denote the religious minorities, the Sikhs and Hindus of Afghanistan, while living in the country. Indians often use the term ‘Afghani log’ to indicate the Afghans living in India. This book is a study of the displaced Afghan migrant population in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Geopolitics in Late Antiquity: The Fate of Superpowers from China to Rome book cover

    Geopolitics in Late Antiquity

    The Fate of Superpowers from China to Rome

    By Hyun Jin Kim

    Geopolitics in Late Antiquity explores the geopolitical revolution which shook the foundations of the ancient world, the dawning of the millennium of Inner Asian dominance and virtual monopoly of world power (with interludes) that began with the rise of the Huns and then continued under the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Identity, History and Trans-Nationality in Central Asia: The Mountain Communities of Pamir book cover

    Identity, History and Trans-Nationality in Central Asia

    The Mountain Communities of Pamir

    Edited by Carole Faucher, Dagikhudo Dagiev

    Pamiris, or Badakhshanis in popular discourse, form a small group of Iranic peoples who inhabit the mountainous region of Pamir-Hindu Kush, being the historical region of Badakhshan. Pamiri communities are located in the territories of four current nation-states: Tajikistan, Afghanistan, China and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • The New International Relations of Sub-Regionalism: Asia and Europe book cover

    The New International Relations of Sub-Regionalism

    Asia and Europe

    Edited by Hidetoshi Taga, Seiichi Igarashi

    In the context of the end of the Cold War and the spread of globalism, sub-regions are attracting attention as new social units of international society never before observed. In the "second wave" of regionalism that became active in the 1980s, a new regionalism, which differed qualitatively from…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Migration and Identity in Central Asia: The Uzbek Experience book cover

    Migration and Identity in Central Asia

    The Uzbek Experience

    By Rano Turaeva

    This book is an ethnographic and sociolinguistic study of Uzbek migrants in the capital city of Uzbekistan. The ethnographic details of the book represent post-Soviet urban realities on the ground where various forms of belonging clash and kinship ties are reinforced within social safety networks.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources: Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia book cover

    Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia

    Edited by Shiping Hua

    The Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference guide to politics in Asia. Covering East, South, Southeast, and Central Asia, this handbook brings together the work of leading international academics to cover the political histories, institutions,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge

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