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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 13th 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 April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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 September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Creating Nationality in Central Europe, 1880-1950

    Modernity, Violence and (Be) Longing in Upper Silesia

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

    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

  9. 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 30th 2016 by Routledge

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