Central Asian, Russian & Eastern European Studies Products

  • The Sociology of Central Asian Youth

    Choice, Constraint, Risk, 1st Edition

    By Mohd.Aslam Bhat

    At the onset of the twenty-first century, ‘youth studies’ emerged as a distinct field of inquisition. Discourses and debates in the field have since become more sophisticated, and the spectrum of analysis has likewise broadened. However, it is striking to note how little reference is made to young…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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
    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 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 Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • The Silk Road and the Political Economy of the Mongol Empire

    1st Edition

    By Prajakti Kalra

    The growing importance of Central and Inner Asia and the Silk Road is much discussed at present. This book compares the nature of present day networks in these regions with the patterns of similar connections which existed at the time of the Mongol Empire in the thirteenth century and its successor…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Routledge Handbook of Russian Foreign Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrei P. Tsygankov

    Providing a comprehensive overview of Russia’s foreign policy directions, this handbook brings together an international team of scholars to develop a complex treatment of Russia’s foreign policy. The chapters draw from numerous theoretical traditions by incorporating ideas of domestic institutions…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29

  • Politics with a Human Face

    Identity and Experience in Post-Soviet Europe, 1st Edition

    By Arvydas Grišinas

    Politics with a Human Face presents a holistic understanding of identity formation in post-Soviet Europe, arguing that since politics is fundamentally a human affair. In order to adequately understand it, one needs to understand its human side first. Drawing on the thought of Dilthey, Ricoeur and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Russia's Islam and Orthodoxy beyond the Institutions

    Languages of Conversion, Competition and Convergence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfrid K. Bustanov, Michael Kemper

    Islam and the Orthodox Church in contemporary Russia are usually studied in isolation from each other, and each in relation to the Kremlin; the latter demands the development of a home-grown and patriotic ‘religious traditionalism, as a bulwark against subversive ‘non-traditional’ imports. This…

    Hardback – 2018-03-27

  • Russia's Liberal Media

    Handcuffed but Free, 1st Edition

    By Vera Slavtcheva-Petkova

    This book examines the challenges and pressures liberal journalists face in Putin's Russia. It presents the findings of an in-depth qualitative study, which included ethnographic observations of editorial meetings during the conflict in Ukraine. It also provides a theoretical framework for…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • Gendering Postsocialism

    Old Legacies and New Hierarchies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yulia Gradskova, Ildikó Asztalos Morell

    Gendering Postsocialism explores changes in gendered norms and expectations in Eastern Europe and Eurasia after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The dismantlement of state socialism in these regions triggered monumental shifts in their economic landscape, the involvement of their welfare states in…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
    Global Gender

  • Ideology and Social Protests in Eastern Europe

    Beyond the Transition's Liberal Consensus, 1st Edition

    By Veronika Stoyanova

    This book argues that the recent political mobilizations in Eastern Europe have been underpinned by a class struggle between a more conservative and a more radical line of contention. The latter line, the book contends, is designed by and for subaltern groups whose anti-systemic programme calls for…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Russia's Middle East Policy

    From Lenin to Putin, 1st Edition

    By Alexey Vasiliev

    This extraordinary book charts the development of Russia’s relations with the Middle East from the Russian Revolution of 1917 to the present. It covers both high and low points – the closeness to Nasser’s Egypt, followed by reversal; the successful invasion of Afghanistan which later turned into a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

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