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  1. Religion and Security in South and Central Asia

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Religion and security play an important role in traditional societies. In South and Central Asia, traditional and moderate Islamic beliefs and practices with strong indigenous and Sufi content are diametrically opposed to radical Wahabi and Taliban brands of Islam intolerant of other cultures and...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The European Union and Central Asia

    Edited by Alexander Warkotsch

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    In June 2007, the Council of the European Union (EU) adopted The EU in Central Asia: Strategy for a New Partnership, highlighting the growing importance of Central Asia to the EU. This book examines the EU's policy towards the five Central Asian states of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan,...

    Published February 26th 2014 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...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Regime Transition in Central Asia

    Stateness, Nationalism and Political Change in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

    By Dagikhudo Dagiev

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    Presenting a study of regime transition, political transformation, and the challenges that faced the post-Communist republics of Central Asia on independence, this book focuses on the process of transition in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, and the obstacles that these newly-independent states are...

    Published October 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Domestic and International Perspectives on Kyrgyzstan’s ‘Tulip Revolution’

    Motives, Mobilization and Meanings

    Edited by Sally Cummings

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    In early 2005 regional protests in Kyrgyzstan soon became national ones as protesters seized control of the country’s capital, Bishkek. The country’s president for fifteen years, Askar Akaev, fled the country and after a night of extensive looting, a new president, Kurmanbek Bakiev, came to power....

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Social and Cultural Change in Central Asia

    The Soviet Legacy

    Edited by Sevket Akyildiz, Richard Carlson

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Focusing on Soviet culture and its social ramifications both during the Soviet period and in the post-Soviet era, this book addresses important themes associated with Sovietisation and socialisation in the Central Asian states of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan....

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Statebuilding and Justice Reform

    Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Afghanistan

    By Matteo Tondini

    Series: Cass Series on Peacekeeping

    The book provides an updated account of justice reform in Afghanistan, which started in the wake of the US-led military intervention of 2001. In particular, it focuses on the role of international actors and their interaction with local stakeholders, highlighting some provisional results, together...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Business in Post-Communist Russia

    Privatisation and the Limits of Transformation

    By Mikhail Glazunov

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    It is a widely held idea that Russia has completed its revolution which brought down the Soviet economy, and that many companies after privatisation work as typical western companies. Another belief is that Russia has adopted a market economy but then reverted to authoritarianism. With these two...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Politics, Identity and Education in Central Asia

    Post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan

    Edited by Pınar Akçalı, Cennet Engin-Demir

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    Focusing on the areas of politics, identity and education, this book looks at some of the most pressing and challenging issues that Kyrgyzstan faces in the post-Soviet era. It argues that Kyrgyzstan is challenged with oscillations between the old and the new on the one hand, and domestic and...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published January 7th 2013 by Routledge