Central Asian, Russian & Eastern European Studies Products

  • Feminist Activism at War

    Belgrade and Zagreb Feminists in the 1990s, 1st Edition

    By Ana Miškovska Kajevska

    This book describes, compares, explains, and contextualises the positionings, i.e. discourses and activities, which feminists in Belgrade, Serbia and Zagreb, Croatia produced in relation to the (post-)Yugoslav wars of the 1990s. Two types of positionings are analysed: those which the feminists have…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • The Gender Politics of Domestic Violence

    Feminists Engaging the State in Central and Eastern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Krizsán, Conny Roggeband

    What are the factors that shape domestic violence policy change and how are variable gendered meanings produced in these policies? How and when can feminists influence policy making? What conditions and policy mechanisms lead to progressive change and which ones block it or lead to reversal? The…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Stalin’s Constitution (Open Access)

    Soviet Participatory Politics and the Discussion of the 1936 Draft Constitution, 1st Edition

    By Samantha Lomb

    Upon its adoption in December 1936, Soviet leaders hailed the new so-called Stalin Constitution as the most democratic in the world. Scholars have long scoffed at this claim, noting that the mass repression of 1937–1938 that followed rendered it a hollow document. This study does not address these…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • Post-socialist Informalities

    Power, Agency and the Construction of Extra-legalities from Bosnia to China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abel Polese, Lela Rekhviashvili, Borbála Kovács, Jeremy Morris

    This book is a comprehensive collection of key scholarship on informality from the whole post-socialist region. From Bosnia to Central Asia, passing through Russia and Azerbaijan, the contributions to this volume illustrate the multi-faceted and complex nature of informality, while demonstrating…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on Russian-American Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Benton Whisenhunt, Norman E. Saul

    New Perspectives on Russian-American Relations includes eighteen articles on Russian-American relations from an international roster of leading historians. Covering topics such as trade, diplomacy, art, war, public opinion, race, culture, and more, the essays show how the two nations related…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Energy Security and Cooperation in Eurasia

    Power, profits and politics, 1st Edition

    By Ekaterina Svyatets

    Why are bilateral relations, especially in the area of energy security, so different in the cases of U.S.-Russia, U.S.-Azerbaijan, and Russia-Germany energy deals? Why do some states find common ground despite differences, while others, with all the seemingly favourable conditions, are sinking into…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • War and Diplomacy in East and West

    A Biography of Józef Retinger, 1st Edition

    By M. B. B. Biskupski

    The New York Times said of Józef Hieronim Retinger that he was on intimate terms with most leading statesmen of the Western World, including presidents of the United States. He has been repeatedly acknowledged as one of the principle architects of the movement for European unity after the World War…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • Democratic Decline in Hungary

    Law and Society in an Illiberal Democracy, 1st Edition

    By András L. Pap

    This book shows the rise and morphology of a self-identified `illiberal democracy’, the first 21st century illiberal political regime arising in the European Union. Since 2010, Viktor Orbán’s governments in Hungary have convincingly offered an anti-modernist and anti-cosmopolitan/anti-European…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • The Soviet Past in the Post-Socialist Present

    Methodology and Ethics in Russian, Baltic and Central European Oral History and Memory Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Ilic, Dalia Leinarte

    This collection examines practical and ethical issues inherent in the application of oral history and memory studies to research about the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe since the collapse of the Soviet bloc. Case studies highlight the importance of ethical good practice, including the reflexive…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • Schnittke Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Dixon

    Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998) was arguably the most important Russian composer since Shostakovich, and his music has generated a great deal of academic interest in the years since his death. Schnittke Studies provides a variety of perspectives on the composer and his music. The field is currently…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Composing for the State

    Music in Twentieth-Century Dictatorships, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esteban Buch, Igor Contreras Zubillaga, Manuel Deniz Silva

    Under the dictatorships of the twentieth century, music never ceased to sound. Even when they did not impose aesthetic standards, these regimes tended to favour certain kinds of art music such as occasional works for commemorations or celebrations, symphonic poems, cantatas and choral settings. In…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • Russia, Ukraine and Contemporary Imperialism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Boris Kagarlitsky, Radhika Desai, Alan Freeman

    This book is a unique contribution to scholarship on the sources of the conflict in Ukraine. The volume brings together writers from Russia, Ukraine, Canada, the United States, Europe and Australia, many of whom attended a gathering of scholars and activists from all over Ukraine, held in…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

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