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Forthcoming Central Asian Politics Books

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  1. Biopolitics, Governmentality and Humanitarianism

    'Caring' for the Population in Afghanistan and Belarus

    By Volha Piotukh

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book critically analyses the changing role and nature of post-Cold War humanitarianism, using Foucault's theories of biopolitics and governmentality. It offers a compelling and insightful interpretation of the policies and practices associated with ‘new humanitarianism in general, as well as...

    To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 and the emergence of independent Central Asian republics spawned a renewed Western scholarly interest in the region’s nationality issues. This book presents a detailed study of state-led nation-building projects in the Soviet republics of Kazakhstan and...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2016

    16th Edition

    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 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Creating Nationality in Central Europe, 1880-1950

    Modernity, Violence and (Be) Longing in Upper Silesia

    By Tomasz Kamusella, James Bjork, Timothy Wilson, Anna Novikov-Almagor

    In the immediate aftermath of the First World War, Upper Silesia was the site of the largest formal exercise in self-determination in European history, the 1921 Plebiscite. This asked the inhabitants of Europe’s second largest industrial region the deceptively straightforward question of whether...

    To Be Published November 29th 2015 by Routledge

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