Central Asian Politics Products

  • Gendering Counterinsurgency

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

    By Synne L. Dyvik

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

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge
    War, Politics and Experience

  • 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 – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • 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 – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Development

  • 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 – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • 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 – 2016-10-13 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • The Afghan Conundrum: intervention, statebuilding and resistance

    Edited by Jonathan Goodhand, Mark Sedra

    This book covers the period spanning the international invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 to the foreign military withdrawal in 2014. It explores and dissects the conflictual encounter between international troops, statebuilders and donors on the one hand, and Afghan elites and the wider population on…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • E-Government in Kazakhstan

    A Case Study of Multidimensional Phenomena

    By Maxat Kassen

    When it comes to analyzing the phenomenon of digital government, the overwhelming focus is on the most developed nations in the world, and Western countries in particular. However, Kazakhstan, a post-totalitarian country, has also proved to be successful in the development of e-government. This…

    Hardback – 2016-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • Statebuilding in Afghanistan

    Multinational Contributions to Reconstruction

    Edited by Nik Hynek, Peter Marton

    This edited volume empirically maps and theorises NATO-ISAF’s contribution to peacebuilding and reconstruction in Afghanistan. The book provides a contextual framework of the NATO participation in Afghanistan; it offers an outline of the security situation in Afghanistan and discusses geopolitical,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • The Afghan-Central Asia Borderland

    The State and Local Leaders

    By Suzanne Levi-Sanchez

    Based on extensive, long-term fieldwork in the borderlands of Afghan and Tajik Badakhshan, this book explores the importance of local leaders and local identity groups for the stability of a state’s borders, and ultimately for the stability of the state itself. It shows how the implantation of…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • The Swedish Presence in Afghanistan

    Security and Defence Transformation

    Edited by Arita Holmberg, Jan Hallenberg

    This book delivers on two analytical levels. First, it is a broad study of Sweden as an international actor, an actor that at least for a brief period tried to play a different international role than that to which it was accustomed. Second, the book problematizes the role of international military…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • Reconstructing Afghanistan

    Civil-Military Experiences in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by William Maley, Susanne Schmeidl

    This book identifies some of the main lessons for civil-military interactions that can be derived from the experiences of Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) in Afghanistan. The book has three main themes. Firstly, the volume analyses why the ways in which civil and military actors interact in…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • US Policies in Central Asia

    Democracy, Energy and the War on Terror

    By Ilya Levine

    Democracy promotion, security and energy are the predominant themes of US policy in Central Asia after the Cold War. This book analyses how the Bush administration understood and pursued its interests in the Central Asia states, namely Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan.…

    Hardback – 2016-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

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