Central Asian Studies Products

  • 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

  • Eurasia and India

    Regional Perspectives

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    The linkages between Eurasia and India have been apparent throughout history. In the post-Soviet period, Eurasia’s importance has increased, and Siberia has emerged as an important player because of the effectiveness of trans-national routes, inter-regional and intra-regional communication networks…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

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

  • 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

    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

    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

  • Diverging Paths of Development in Central Asia

    Market Adaptations, Interventions and Daily Experience

    Edited by Gul Berna Ozcan

    Newly gained sovereignty, uneven penetration of neo-liberal ideals, and the growth of disparate capitalist markets have elicited varied responses in Central Asia. This volume illuminates the diverse realities of post-Soviet development in Central Asia through a multi-disciplinary prism. The…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • 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 – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • 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

  • Prospects for Pastoralism in Kazakstan and Turkmenistan

    From State Farms to Private Flocks

    Edited by Dr Carol Kerven, Carol Kerven

    This collection traces how pastoralists have coped with the challenges of change in a part of the world with a long-tradition of livestock keeping. Their precarious position - balanced between a market system where only the fittest may survive, and their attempt to remain a human resource for the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Energy Security in Asia and Eurasia

    Edited by Mike M. Mochizuki, Deepa M. Ollapally

    Many states appear to have strong sentiment on energy security and energy transit vulnerability. Some analysts see the rapidly increasing demand for energy and competition for energy resources leading to nationalistic energy policies. Others argue that global trends with efficient energy markets…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Movement, Power and Place in Central Asia and Beyond

    Contested Trajectories

    Edited by Madeleine Reeves

    Central Asia is a region singularly marked by attempts to transform social life by transforming place. Drawing together established scholars and a new generation of historians, geographers and anthropologists, this volume brings empirical specificity and theoretical depth to debates about the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

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