Central Asian, Russian & Eastern European Studies Products

  • Migration and Identity in Central Asia

    The Uzbek Experience, 1st Edition

    By Rano Turaeva

    This book is an ethnographic and sociolinguistic study of Uzbek migrants in the capital city of Uzbekistan. The ethnographic details of the book represent post-Soviet urban realities on the ground where various forms of belonging clash and kinship ties are reinforced within social safety networks.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Migrant Workers in Russia

    Global Challenges of the Shadow Economy in Societal Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna-Liisa Heusala, Kaarina Aitamurto

    Russia has a very large pool of economic migrants, up to 25% of the workforce according to some estimates. Although many migrants, many from former Soviet countries which are now independent, entered Russia legally, they frequently face bureaucratic obstacles to legal employment and Russian…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Russian Aviation, Space Flight and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vlad Strukov, Helena Goscilo

    Among the many successes of the Soviet Union were inaugural space flight—ahead of the United States—and many other triumphs related to aviation. Aviators and cosmonauts enjoyed heroic status in the Soviet Union, and provided supports of the Soviet project with iconic figures which could be used to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Soviet Nation-Building in Central Asia

    The Making of the Kazakh and Uzbek Nations, 1st Edition

    By Grigol Ubiria

    The demise of the Soviet Union in 1991 resulted in new state-led nation-building projects in Central Asia. The emergence of independent republics spawned a renewed Western scholarly interest in the region’s nationality issues. Presenting a detailed study, this book examines the state-led…

    Paperback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Entrepreneurship in Central and Eastern Europe

    Development through Internationalization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tõnis Mets, Arnis Sauka, Danica Purg

    The process of the transition to a market-oriented economy for countries from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) started some 25 years ago. A new technology base triggered the fast growth of new investments into intangible assets by global economic…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Global Entrepreneurship

  • The Mongols and the West

    1221-1410, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Jackson

    The Mongols and the West provides a comprehensive survey of relations between the Catholic West and the Mongol Empire from the first appearance of Chinggis (Genghis) Khan’s armies on Europe’s horizons in 1221 to the battle of Tannenberg in 1410. This book has been designed to provide a synthesis of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16
    Routledge
    The Medieval World

  • Russia's Securitization of Chechnya

    How War Became Acceptable, 1st Edition

    By Julie Wilhelmsen

    This book provides an in-depth analysis of how mobilization and legitimation for war are made possible, with a focus on Russia's conflict with Chechnya. Through which processes do leaders and their publics come to define and accept certain conflicts as difficult to engage in, and others as logical,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Western Mainstream Media and the Ukraine Crisis

    A Study in Conflict Propaganda, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Boyd-Barrett

    This book explores contemporary propaganda and mainstream Western news media, with reference to the Ukraine crisis. It examines Western media narratives of the immediate causes of the crisis, the respective roles of those who participated in or otherwise supported the demonstrations of 2013–2014 –…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge
    Media, War and Security

  • Ideological Equals

    Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Pepchinski, Mariann Simon

    Ideological Equals: Women Architects in Socialist Europe 1945-1989 presents an alternative narrative of women in architecture. A topic often considered from the perspective of difference, this edited collection conversely focuses on the woman architect in a position of equality with their male…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Japan's Border Issues

    Pitfalls and Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Akihiro Iwashita

    Japan was sometimes described as a country of "peace" during the Cold War period, in contrast to the continental border conflicts taking place at the time, such as the China-Soviet rivalry. However, as the maritime frontier was "rediscovered" and defined by the regional powers and legal refinements…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Informal Trade, Gender and the Border Experience

    From Political Borders to Social Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Olga Sasunkevich

    Detailing the history of a well-known phenomenon of post-socialism - cross-border petty trade and smuggling - as the history of a practice in daily life from a gendered perspective, this book considers how changes in these practices in a particular border region, between Belarus and Lithuania, have…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • The Telengits of Southern Siberia

    Landscape, Religion and Knowledge in Motion, 1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Halemba

    In a new and engaging study, Halemba explores the religion and world outlook of the Telengits of Altai. The book provides an account of the Altai, its peoples, clans and political structures, focusing particularly on on the Telengits, whilst also considering the different elements of religious…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

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