Central Asian, Russian & Eastern European Studies Products

  • Collectivistic Religions

    Religion, Choice, and Identity in Late Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Slavica Jakelic

    Collectivistic Religions draws upon empirical studies of Christianity in Europe to address questions of religion and collective identity, religion and nationalism, religion and public life, and religion and conflict. It moves beyond the attempts to tackle such questions in terms of 'choice'…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Legitimacy, Legal Development and Change

    Law and Modernization Reconsidered, 1st Edition

    Edited by David K. Linnan

    This book addresses critical questions about how legal development works in practice. Can law be employed to shape behavior as a form of social engineering, or must social behavior change first, relegating legal change to follow as ratification or reinforcement? And what is legal development's…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Shostakovich in Dialogue

    Form, Imagery and Ideas in Quartets 1-7, 1st Edition

    By Judith Kuhn

    A thorough examination of Shostakovich's string quartets is long overdue. Although they can justifiably lay claim to being the most significant and frequently performed twentieth-century oeuvre for that ensemble, there has been no systematic English-language study of the entire cycle. Judith Kuhn's…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Constitutional Evolution in Central and Eastern Europe

    Expansion and Integration in the EU, 1st Edition

    By Alexander H.E. Morawa

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi

    This book examines EU enlargement by studying how domestic constitutional evolution in the new member states contributes to European integration. In contrast to the usual top-down analytical pattern, it reverses the paradigm by looking at constitutional developments and dynamics from the bottom-up,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Studies in Modern Law and Policy

  • Cultural Landscapes of Post-Socialist Cities

    Representation of Powers and Needs, 1st Edition

    By Mariusz Czepczynski

    The cultural landscapes of Central European cities reflect over half a century of socialism and are marked by the Marxists' vision of a utopian landscape. Architecture, urban planning and the visual arts were considered to be powerful means of expressing the 'people's power'. However, since the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Polish Migration to the UK in the 'New' European Union

    After 2004, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathy Burrell

    Since the 2004 enlargement of the European Union over half a million Polish migrants have registered to work in the United Kingdom, constituting one of the largest migration movements in contemporary Europe. Drawing on research undertaken across a wide range of disciplines - history, economics,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Men in Contemporary Russia

    The Fallen Heroes of Post-Soviet Change?, 1st Edition

    Rebecca Kay assesses how men in post-Soviet Russia are represented through media and popular discourses. Using case studies she explores the challenges which have arisen for men since 1991 and the ways in which their responses are shaped by and viewed through the prism of widely accepted attitudes…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Migration and Domestic Work

    A European Perspective on a Global Theme, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helma Lutz

    Domestic work has become highly relevant on a local and global scale. Until a decade ago, domestic workers were rare in European households; today they can be found working for middle-class families and single people, for double or single parents as well as for the elderly. Performing the three C's…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Judicial Accountabilities in New Europe

    From Rule of Law to Quality of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Daniela Piana

    This volume focuses on a highly challenging aspect of all European democracies, namely the issue of combining guarantees of judicial independence and mechanisms of judicial accountability. It does so by filling the gap in European scholarship between the two policy sectors of enlargement and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Minority Rights Protection in International Law

    The Roma of Europe, 1st Edition

    By Helen O'Nions

    There are approximately ten million Roma in Europe, making them the continent’s largest non-territorial minority. Despite this fact, the Roma continue to experience routine discrimination and marginalization in European countries. As a result they are seldom engaged in national political activism…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Irony, Satire, Parody and the Grotesque in the Music of Shostakovich

    A Theory of Musical Incongruities, 1st Edition

    By Esti Sheinberg

    The music of Shostakovich has been at the centre of interest of both the general public and dedicated scholars throughout the last twenty years. Most of the relevant literature, however, is of a biographical nature. The focus of this book is musical irony. It offers new methodologies for the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31

  • Volume 8, Tome II: Kierkegaard's International Reception - Southern, Central and Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jon Stewart

    Although Kierkegaard's reception was initially more or less limited to Scandinavia, it has for a long time now been a highly international affair. As his writings were translated into different languages his reputation spread, and he became read more and more by people increasingly distant from his…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources

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