Central Asian, Russian & Eastern European Studies Products

  • De-Centring Western Sexualities

    Central and Eastern European Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Kulpa, Joanna Mizielinska

    De-Centring Western Sexualities critically assesses the current state of knowledge about sexualities outside the framings of 'The West', by focusing on gender and sexuality within the context of Central and Eastern Europe. Providing rich case studies drawn from a range of "post-communist" countries…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Pilgrimage, Politics and Place-Making in Eastern Europe

    Crossing the Borders, 1st Edition

    By John Eade, Mario Katić

    Since the beginning of the anthropology of pilgrimage, scant attention has been paid to pilgrimage and pilgrim places in central, eastern and south-eastern Europe. Seeking to address such a deficit, this book brings together scholars from central, eastern and south-eastern Europe to explore the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Product Liability Law in Transition

    A Central European Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Magdalena Tulibacka

    This volume examines the evolution of Central European product liability systems, with particular reference to the effect of the implementation of the Product Liability Directive in the context of the recent enlargement of the EU. This book also provides a comparison of how product liability law…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Turbo-folk Music and Cultural Representations of National Identity in Former Yugoslavia

    1st Edition

    By Uroš ?voro

    Turbo-folk music is the most controversial form of popular culture in the new states of former Yugoslavia. Theoretically ambitious and innovative, this book is a new account of popular music that has been at the centre of national, political and cultural debates for over two decades. Beginning with…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Neoliberalism, Personhood, and Postsocialism

    Enterprising Selves in Changing Economies, 1st Edition

    By Nicolette Makovicky

    Despite a growing literature debating the consequences of neo-liberal political and economic policy in the former Eastern bloc, the idea of neo-liberal personhood has so far received limited attention from scholars of the region. Presenting a range of ethnographic studies, this book lays the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Tchaikovsky's Pathétique and Russian Culture

    1st Edition

    By Marina Ritzarev

    Tchaikovskyʼs Sixth Symphony (1893), widely recognized as one of the worldʼs most deeply tragic compositions, is also known for the mystery surrounding its hidden programme and for Tchaikovskyʼs unexpected death nine days after its premiere. While the sensational speculations about the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • EU Enlargement, Region Building and Shifting Borders of Inclusion and Exclusion

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Wesley Scott

    The 2004 entry of 10 Central and Eastern European countries, along with Malta and Cyprus, into the EU has caused a huge shift in the EU's external boundaries. The socio-economic and political transformations that this shift has caused not only suggest new regional development opportunities, but…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Russia and the Idea of Europe

    A Study in Identity and International Relations, 2nd Edition

    By Iver B. Neumann

    The end of the Soviet system and the transition to the market in Russia, coupled with the inexorable rise of nationalism, brought to the fore the centuries-old debate about Russia's relationship with Europe. In this revised and updated second edition of Russia and the Idea of Europe, Iver Neumann…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Movement, Power and Place in Central Asia and Beyond

    Contested Trajectories, 1st Edition

    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

  • The Transformation of Tajikistan

    The Sources of Statehood, 1st Edition

    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

  • Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Contemplating Shostakovich: Life, Music and Film

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Kirkman

    Edited by Alexander Ivashkin

    Contemplating Shostakovich marks an important new stage in the understanding of Shostakovich and his working environment. Each chapter covers aspects of the composer's output in the context of his life and cultural milieu. The contributions uncover 'outside' stimuli behind Shostakovich's works,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

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