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  1. Irregular Migration from the Former Soviet Union to the United States

    By Saltanat Liebert

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    This book is the first in English to examine irregular migration from post-Soviet states, focusing in particular on migration to the United States. Due to globalization and the end of the Cold War, citizens of the former Soviet Union are on the move as never before. The political, economic, and...

    Published August 19th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet

    By Frances Garrett

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It...

    Published April 24th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Humanitarian Aid in Post-Soviet Countries

    An Anthropological Perspective

    By Laëtitia Atlani-Duault

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    An anthropologist among aid workers. Her objective: to study that exotic tribe, humanitarian and development workers, along with their state and non-state partners, as they "export democracy" to post-soviet countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus. Her method: to join the tribe for ten years....

    Published December 16th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Georgia

    In the Mountains of Poetry

    By Peter Nasmyth

    Series: Caucasus World: Peoples of the Caucasus

    This is the first comprehensive cultural and historical introduction to modern Georgia. It covers the country region by region, taking the form of a literary journey through the transition from Soviet Georgia to the modern independent nation state. Georgia's recorded history goes back nearly 3,000...

    Published October 4th 2006 by Routledge

  5. The Post-Soviet Decline of Central Asia

    Sustainable Development and Comprehensive Capital

    By Eric W. Sievers

    Sievers draws on his experience of Central Asia to take on the task of explaining the remarkable economic declines of the post-Soviet Central Asian states (Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) in the past decade, and the turn of these states towards despotism....

    Published June 13th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Energy, Wealth and Governance in the Caucasus and Central Asia

    Lessons not learned

    Edited by Richard Auty, Indra de Soysa

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Drawing upon recent progress in development economics and political science, the book provides fresh analysis of the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) countries transition to a market economy by tracing the impact of natural resource endowment. The book examines the synergies between energy-rich and...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Prospects for Pastoralism in Kazakstan and Turkmenistan

    From State Farms to Private Flocks

    Edited by Dr Carol Kerven, Carol Kerven

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    This collection traces how pastoralists have coped with the challenges of change in a part of the world with a long-tradition of livestock keeping. Their precarious position - balanced between a market system where only the fittest may survive, and their attempt to remain a human resource for the...

    Published November 19th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Economic Development in Kazakhstan

    The Role of Large Enterprises and Foreign Investment

    By Anne E. Peck

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Economic Development in Kazakhstan traces the role of large enterprises in the economy of Kazakhstan, their development through 70 years of socialism and their privatization since 1991 when Kazakhstan became independent. The book gives hitherto hidden insights into policies which aim at...

    Published November 19th 2003 by Routledge

  9. A Beginners' Guide to Tajiki

    By Azim Baizoyev, John Hayward

    This is a conversational approach to the teaching and learning of the Tajiki language. It uses authentic language material to help learners as they proceed through its topic-based lessons. Its emphasis on the spoken language promotes oral fluency alongside written skills. Both lessons and...

    Published October 1st 2003 by Routledge

  10. The Life of Alimqul

    A Native Chronicle of Nineteenth Century Central Asia

    By Timur Beisembiev

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    This work studies a narrative devoted to the history of the Kokand Khanate, a state that played a great role in Central Asian history in the 18th and 19th centuries, controlling territory equal to continental western Europe, until it was conquered by the Russian Empire in 1876. This unique...

    Published July 9th 2003 by Routledge