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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • The Afghan Conundrum: intervention, statebuilding and resistance

    Edited by Jonathan Goodhand, Mark Sedra

    This book covers the period spanning the international invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 to the foreign military withdrawal in 2014. It explores and dissects the conflictual encounter between international troops, statebuilders and donors on the one hand, and Afghan elites and the wider population on…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • The Transformation of Tajikistan

    The Sources of Statehood

    Edited by John Heathershaw, Edmund Herzig

    Tajikistan is one of the lesser-known and least-researched former Soviet Central Asian republics. The birth of the new state in 1991 was followed closely by a civil war which killed more than 50,000 people and displaced many tens of thousands more. While a peace agreement was signed in 1997,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • E-Government in Kazakhstan

    A Case Study of Multidimensional Phenomena

    By Maxat Kassen

    When it comes to analyzing the phenomenon of digital government, the overwhelming focus is on the most developed nations in the world, and Western countries in particular. However, Kazakhstan, a post-totalitarian country, has also proved to be successful in the development of e-government. This…

    Hardback – 2016-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • The Afghan-Central Asia Borderland

    The State and Local Leaders

    By Suzanne Levi-Sanchez

    Based on extensive, long-term fieldwork in the borderlands of Afghan and Tajik Badakhshan, this book explores the importance of local leaders and local identity groups for the stability of a state’s borders, and ultimately for the stability of the state itself. It shows how the implantation of…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • China's Approach to Central Asia

    The Shanghai Co-operation Organisation

    By Weiqing Song

    This book examines, comprehensively, the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation, the regional organisation which consists of China, Russia and most of the Central Asian countries. It charts the development of the Organisation from the establishment of its precursor, the Shanghai Five, in 1996, through…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Turkish-Azerbaijani Relations

    One Nation—Two States?

    Edited by Murad Ismayilov, Norman A. Graham

    An east-west axis of Azerbaijan and Turkey has grown into prominence within the broader structure of regional dynamics in Eurasia over the past two decades. Yet few, including among policy advisors and policy makers in either of the two states, have attempted to look deeper into the forces that lie…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

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