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Forthcoming Central Asian Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Coloured Revolutions and Authoritarian Reactions

    Edited by Evgeny Finkel, Yitzhak M. Brudny

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    Between 2000 and 2005, colour revolutions swept away authoritarian and semi-authoritarian regimes in Serbia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine. Yet, after these initial successes, attempts to replicate the strategies failed to produce regime change elsewhere in the region. The book argues that...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Eurasia’s Ascent in Energy and Geopolitics

    Rivalry or Partnership for China, Russia, and Central Asia?

    Edited by Robert Bedeski, Niklas Swanström

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    The Sino-Russian relationship has experienced several permutations in recent decades as both states have undergone radical domestic changes, including the end of Soviet communism and the abandonment of Maoism. This volume brings together scholars to address the current status of Sino-Russian...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Identity and Memory in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    Uzbekistan's Soviet Past

    By Timur Dadabaev

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Central Asian states have experienced a number of historical changes that have challenged their traditional societies and lifestyles. The most significant changes occurred as a result of the revolution in 1917, the incorporation of the region into the Soviet Union, and gaining independence after...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Afghanistan, Pakistan and Strategic Change

    Adjusting Western regional policy

    Edited by Joachim Krause, Charles King Mallory, IV

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    The region encompassing Afghanistan and Pakistan (Af/Pak region) is undergoing a fundamental strategic change. This book analyses the nature of this strategic change, in ordre to seek possible future scenarios and to examine policy options. It also undertakes a critical review of the...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Soviet Nation-Building in Central Asia

    The Making of the Kazakh and Uzbek Nations

    By Grigol Ubiria

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    The demise of the Soviet Union in 1991 resulted in new state-led nation-building projects in Central Asia. The emergence of independent republics spawned a renewed Western scholarly interest in the region’s nationality issues. Presenting a detailed study, this book examines the state-led...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Gendering Counterinsurgency

    Performativity and Embodiment in the Afghan ‘Theatre of War’

    By Synne L. Dyvik

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This book advances the feminist analysis of contemporary forms of warfare through its framing of counterinsurgency in Afghanistan as working through a logic of ‘killing and caring’. Focusing on the US military operation in Afghanistan, and on the US Army and the US Marine Corps in...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2016

    16th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

    Europa's comprehensive survey of Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia. General Survey Leading authorities on the region analyze topics of regional importance, including: opposition movements in contemporary Russia; the politics of energy in the Caspian Sea region; the economies of Eastern Europe...

    To Be Published November 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy

    Regime neo-Eurasianism in the Nazarbaev era

    By Luca Anceschi

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    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’...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  9. Security-Sector Reform since the Cold War

    The Evolution of a Model

    By Mark Sedra

    Series: Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Development

    This book charts the emergence and historical progression of the Security Sector Reform (SSR) model from its infancy at the end of the Cold War up to 2014. Since its emergence as a concept in the late 1990s, SSR has represented a paradigm shift in security assistance, from the...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Russia's Relations with Kazakhstan

    Rethinking Post-communist Transitions in the Emerging World System

    By Yelena Nikolayevna Zabortseva

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    Recent political developments in post-Soviet countries have raised novel issues regarding the stability of the post-Cold War world order. A new direction in policy has been exemplified by the recent bolstering of a number of post-Soviet political and economic institutions - such as CSTO, SCO and...

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge