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  1. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Symbolism and Power in Central Asia

    Politics of the Spectacular

    Edited by Sally N. Cummings

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    With the collapse of communism, post-communist societies scrambled to find meaning to their new independence. Central Asia was no exception. Events, relationships, gestures, spatial units and objects produced, conveyed and interpreted meaning. The new power container of the five independent states...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Conflict and Peace in Eurasia

    Edited by Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Focusing on a range of Eurasian conflicts, including Nagorno-Karabakh, South Ossetia and Abkhazia, this book offers contemporary perspectives on the ongoing conflicts in the Eurasia, with an emphasis on the attempts towards peace. The book brings into focus how various factors such as ethnicity,...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Institutional Reform in Central Asia

    Politico-Economic Challenges

    Edited by Joachim Ahrens, Herman W. Hoen

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    The countries of Central Asia are increasingly the focus of intense international attention due to their geopolitical and economic importance as well as their unsettled transition processes. The region faced enormous challenges when the Soviet Union disintegrated, and this book focuses on the...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Atlas of Central Eurasian Affairs

    By Stanley D. Brunn, Stanley W. Toops, Richard Gilbreath

    Providing concisely written entries on the most important current issues in Central Asia and Eurasia, this atlas offers relevant background information on the region’s place in the contemporary political and economic world. Features include: Profiles of the constituent countries of Central Asia,...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published June 19th 2012 by Routledge