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  1. Reforming the State Without Changing the Model of Power?

    On Administrative Reform in Post-Socialist Countries

    Edited by Anton Oleinik

    This book places administrative reform in post-socialist countries in a broad context of power and domination. This new perspective clarifies the reasons why reforms went awry in Russia and some other post-Soviet countries, whereas they produced positive outcomes in the Baltic States and most East...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Everyday Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    By Maria Elisabeth Louw

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    Providing a wealth of empirical research on the everyday practise of Islam in post-Soviet Central Asia, this book gives a detailed account of how Islam is understood and practised among ordinary Muslims in the region, focusing in particular on Uzbekistan. It shows how individuals negotiate...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Modern Russian Grammar

    A Practical Guide

    By John Dunn, Shamil Khairov

    Series: Modern Grammars

    Modern Russian Grammar: A Practical Guide is an innovative reference guide to Russian, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as agreement, nouns, verbs and adjectives. Part B...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  4. A Rising China and Security in East Asia

    Identity Construction and Security Discourse

    By Rex Li

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This volume provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the security discourse of Chinese policy elites on the major powers in East Asia in relation to China’s self-perception as a rising power. It is the first book-length study that utilizes International Relations theories systematically to...

    Published November 18th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Kazakhstan - Ethnicity, Language and Power

    By Bhavna Dave

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    Kazakhstan is emerging as the most dynamic economic and political actor in Central Asia. It is the second largest country of the former Soviet Union, after the Russian Federation, and has rich natural resources, particularly oil, which is being exploited through massive US investment. Kazakhstan...

    Published July 31st 2008 by Routledge

  6. Turkmenistan’s Foreign Policy

    Positive Neutrality and the consolidation of the Turkmen Regime

    By Luca Anceschi

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Turkmenistan, an independent nation since 1991, is a strategically important Central Asian state. This book covers the most significant period of the establishment of the Turkmen political regime. At the core of this book is the Doctrine of Positive Neutrality, which, from 1995 onwards, constituted...

    Published July 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  7. Stalin and Stalinism

    Revised 3rd Edition

    By Martin Mccauley

    Series: Seminar Studies

    One of the most successful dictators of the twentieth century, Stalin believed that fashioning a better tomorrow was worth sacrificing the lives of millions today. He built a modern Russia on the corpses of millions of its citizens. First published in 1983, Stalin and Stalinism has established...

    Published July 16th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Russia, America and the Cold War

    1949-1991 (Revised 2nd Edition)

    By Martin Mccauley

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The conflict between Russia and America shaped the world for over four decades. Both were universalist powers – they wanted every country in the world to copy their model of government and economy. They could not rest until the other side had been vanquished, and until the mid-1980s this...

    Published July 16th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Identities, Nations and Politics after Communism

    Edited by Roger E. Kanet

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    This book focuses on questions of identity that have confronted the countries of Central and Eastern Europe after the collapse of the communist system that had previously provided them with an identity. This development both facilitated and necessitated a reassessment of the now independent...

    Published April 24th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Russian Politics and Society

    4th Edition

    By Richard Sakwa

    Having been fully revised and updated to reflect the considerable changes in Russia over the last decade, the fourth edition of this classic text builds on the strengths of the previous editions to provide a comprehensive and sophisticated analysis on Russian politics and society. New to this...

    Published April 6th 2008 by Routledge