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Forthcoming Central Asian Politics Books

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  1. Military Intervention, Stabilisation and Peace

    The search for stability

    By Christian Dennys

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines international military interventions that have supported stability in four communities in Afghanistan and Nepal, in an attempt to analyse their success and improve this in future. This is the first in-depth village-level assessment of how local populations conceive of stability...

    To Be Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Power, Networks and Violent Conflict in Central Asia

    A Comparison of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

    By Idil Tunçer-Kılavuz

    When the five Central Asian republics gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, expectations of violent conflict were widespread. Indeed, the country of Tajikistan suffered a five-year civil war from 1992 to 1997. The factors that the literature on civil wars in general and on the...

    To Be Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. From Conflict to Autonomy in the Caucasus

    The Soviet Union and the Making of Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Nagorno Karabakh

    By Arsène Saparov

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    This book is the first historical work to study the creation of ethnic autonomies in the Caucasus in the 1920s – the transitional period from Russian Empire to Soviet Union. Seventy years later these ethnic autonomies were to become the loci of violent ethno-political conflicts which have...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Eurasian Integration – The View from Within

    Edited by Piotr Dutkiewicz, Richard Sakwa

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    As Central Asia and the adjacent territory become more important to the world, there is increasing interest in the region from international powers. This book, which includes much work from scholars based in the region, considers economic, political, social and security developments, and examines...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Soviet Orientalism and the Creation of Central Asian Nations

    By Alfrid Bustanov

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    Orientalism – the idea that the standpoint of Western writers on the East greatly affected what they wrote about the East, the "Other" – applied also in Russia and the Soviet Union, where the study of the many exotic peoples incorporated into the Russian Empire, often in quite late imperial times,...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Reconstructing Afghanistan

    Civil-Military Experiences in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by William Maley, Susanne Schmeidl

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    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. A key underlying theme of the book is simply that the ways in which civil and military actors interact in...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Biopolitics, Governmentality and Humanitarianism

    Caring for the Population in Afghanistan and Belarus

    By Volha Piotukh

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    The book critically analyses the changing role and nature of post-Cold War humanitarianism and how we can make sense of it, using Foucault's theories of biopolitics and governmentality. While it is widely acknowledged that, since the 1990s, the nature of humanitarian action has been...

    To Be Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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’...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

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