Central Asian Politics Products

  • Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan

    Moving to cleaner energy in a resource-rich country

    Edited by Yelena Kalyuzhnova, Richard Pomfret

    Kazakhstan is rich in natural resources including coal, oil, natural gas and uranium and has significant renewable potential from wind, solar, hydro and biomass. In spite of this, the country is currently dependent upon fossil fuels with coal-fired plants accounting for 75% of total power…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Eurasia and India

    Regional Perspectives

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    The linkages between Eurasia and India have been apparent throughout history. In the post-Soviet period, Eurasia’s importance has increased, and Siberia has emerged as an important player because of the effectiveness of trans-national routes, inter-regional and intra-regional communication networks…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy

    Regime neo-Eurasianism in the Nazarbaev era

    By Luca Anceschi

    For much of the post-Soviet era, Kazakhstan’s international relations developed against a specific backdrop: the Eurasian continent, a (vaguely defined) politico-cultural space with the modern Kazakhstani state at its centre. This book looks at the central role occupied by ‘regime neo-Eurasianism’…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Party System Formation in Kazakhstan

    Between Formal and Informal Politics

    By Rico Isaacs

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Central Asian states have developed liberal-constitutional formal institutions. However, at the same time, political phenomena in Central Asia are shaped by informal political behaviour and relations. This relationship is now a critical issue affecting…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Identity and Politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus

    Edited by Mohammed Ayoob, Murad Ismayilov

    The multicultural region of Central Eurasia is living through its early post-independence years and as such serves as an ideal case to study and analyse theories of identity and foreign policy in a non-European context. Looking to re-introduce identity as a multidimensional factor informing state…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • Gendering Human Security in Afghanistan

    In a Time of Western Intervention

    By Ben Walter

    This book employs the concept of human security to show what the term means from the perspective of women in Afghanistan. It engages with a well-established debate in academic and policy-making contexts regarding the utility of human security as a framework for understanding and redressing conflict…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Security

  • Institutional Reform in Central Asia

    Politico-Economic Challenges

    Edited by Joachim Ahrens, Herman W. Hoen

    The countries of Central Asia are increasingly the focus of intense international attention due to their geopolitical and economic importance as well as their unsettled transition processes. The region faced enormous challenges when the Soviet Union disintegrated, and this book focuses on the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Energy Security in Asia and Eurasia

    Edited by Mike M. Mochizuki, Deepa M. Ollapally

    Many states appear to have strong sentiment on energy security and energy transit vulnerability. Some analysts see the rapidly increasing demand for energy and competition for energy resources leading to nationalistic energy policies. Others argue that global trends with efficient energy markets…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Gendering Counterinsurgency

    Performativity, Embodiment and Experience in the Afghan ‘Theatre of War’

    By Synne L. Dyvik

    This book analyses the various ways counterinsurgency in Afghanistan is gendered. The book examines the US led war in Afghanistan from 2001 onwards, including the invasion, the population-centric counterinsurgency operations and the efforts to train a new Afghan military charged with…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    War, Politics and Experience

  • Security Sector Reform in Conflict-Affected Countries

    The Evolution of a Model

    By Mark Sedra

    This book examines the evolution, impact, and future prospects of the Security Sector Reform (SSR) model in conflict-affected countries in the context of the wider debate over the liberal peace project. Since its emergence as a concept in the late 1990s, SSR has represented a paradigm shift in…

    Hardback – 2016-10-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Development

  • Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2017

    17th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Europa's comprehensive survey of Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia. General Survey Leading authorities on the region analyze topics of regional importance. Country Surveys Chapters on each country, containing: - essays on its recent history and economy, and a chronology of events - an…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Kyrgyzstan - Regime Security and Foreign Policy

    By Kemel Toktomushev

    Kyrgyzstan is an interesting example of a relatively weak state, which for its brief period of independence has already ousted two presidents, experienced two revolutions, survived two interethnic conflicts and yet remained intact. This book explores this apparent paradox and argues that the schism…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

1Series in Central Asian Politics

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