Central Asian, Russian & Eastern European Studies Products

  • Russian Nationalism and Ethnic Violence

    Symbolic Violence, Lynching, Pogrom and Massacre, 1st Edition

    By Richard Arnold

    Nationalism is now the dominant narrative in Russian politics, and one with genuine popularity in society. Russian Nationalism and Ethnic Violence is a theoretical and empirical study which seeks to break the concept of "ethnic violence" into distinguishable types, examining the key question of why…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Trajectories of Minority Rights Issues in Europe

    The Implementation Trap?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timofey Agarin, Malte Brosig

    The interest in minority protection emerged during the period of democratic transition, particularly of ethnically segmented postcommunist societies after the end of the Cold War. Minority issues became prominent as postcommunist states lined up as potential candidates for EU membership as respect…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Regional Human Rights Systems

    Volume V, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christina M. Cerna

    Over the past sixty years the regional human rights systems have surpassed the UN human rights bodies in affording protection to the victims of human rights violations. Most of these systems have courts that are empowered to issue legally binding judgments and reparations for violations of human…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on International Human Rights

  • Collective Memories in War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Rozhdestvenskaya, Victoria Semenova, Irina Tartakovskaya, Krzysztof Kosela

    This edited collection offers an empirical exploration of social memory in the context of politics, war, identity and culture. With a substantive focus on Eastern Europe, it employs the methodologies of visual studies, content and discourse analysis, in-depth interviews and surveys to substantiate…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • A History of Russian Exposition and Festival Architecture

    1700-2014, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alla Aronova, Alexander Ortenberg

    This collection of thirteen vignettes addresses several important episodes in the history of Russian temporary architecture and public art, from the royal festivals during the times of Peter the Great up to the recent venues including the Sochi Winter Olympics. The forms and the circumstances…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Music of the Soviet Era: 1917–1991

    2nd Edition

    By Levon Hakobian

    This volume is a comprehensive and detailed survey of music and musical life of the entire Soviet era, from 1917 to 1991, which takes into account the extensive body of scholarly literature in Russian and other major European languages. In this considerably updated and revised edition of his 1998…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Russian and East European Music and Culture

  • The Syrian Conflict

    The Role of Russia, Iran and the US in a Global Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Ghaidaa Hetou

    This book explores the global impact of the Syrian conflict, and the roles of Russia, Iran and the US in its wake. It looks closely at origins of political turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region by analysing the growing influence of Russia and Iran – militarily, economically and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge India

  • Religion and Politics in the Orthodox World

    The Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Challenges of Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Paschalis Kitromilides

    This book explores how the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the leading centre of spiritual authority in the Orthodox Church, based in Istanbul, coped with political developments from Ottoman times until the present. The book outlines how under the Ottomans, despite difficult circumstances, the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion, Society and Government in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet States

  • Many Faces of the Caucasus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nino Kemoklidze, Cerwyn Moore, Jeremy Smith, Galina Yemelianova

    Studies of the Caucasus in the West have been dominated by issues of security and ethnic conflict based on Eurocentric theoretical paradigms. By contrast, this volume offers contributions from researchers working within a range of disciplines, including history, social anthropology, sociology…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • International Politics and National Political Regimes

    Promoting Democracy – Promoting Autocracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Burnell, Oliver Schlumberger

    There is much speculation about whether democracy is still advancing around the world and the influence that leading authoritarian or semi-authoritarian regimes such as Russia are starting to have on the trends. This collection assesses global trends in democratisation, reviews the condition of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Russia's Authoritarian Elections

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen White

    Russia is the world’s largest country, and its politics affect the entire international community. Formally, who exercises the power of government is decided, as in Western democracies, by competitive elections that are held at regular intervals. But there have increasingly been doubts about the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • Russian Regional Politics under Putin and Medvedev

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cameron Ross

    Many authors have alluded to the unique nature of Russia’s dual transition and its difficult task of simultaneously reforming its economy and polity. But there is in fact a third transition still far from completed that is of no less importance, the need to reconfigure central-regional relations…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

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