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New and Published Books

  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...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Russia's Security and the War on Terror

    Edited by Mikhail Tsypkin

    This book discusses and provides examples of Russia’s need to reshape its security and military policies in order to meet the global challenges of fighting terrorism and counterinsurgency. It addresses some of the problems facing Russia’s national security and military power, including: military...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Perceptions of the European Union in New Member States

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Gabriella Ilonszki

    The book explores the views of elites alongside those of the wider population in the European Union. The chapters place the new member states – and the potential candidate Serbia – on the map of Europe in this context for the first time. The volume's comparative method goes beyond the standard old...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Russian Far East and Pacific Asia

    Unfulfilled Potential

    By M. J. Bradshaw

    This major study assesses prospects for economic recovery in the Russian Far East, evaluating foreign trade and investment, political and economic forces, patterns of resource supply and needs in Pacific Asia, and potential competitors. It concludes that this unfulfilled potential has as much to do...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Russia-China Relations in the Post-Crisis International Order

    By Marcin Kaczmarski

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The book explores developments in Russia-China relations in the aftermath of the global economic crisis, arguing that the crisis transformed their bilateral affairs, regional liaisons and, crucially, altered the roles both states play on the international arena. Discussing how Russo-Chinese...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Nation, Ethnicity and Race on Russian Television

    Mediating Post-Soviet Difference

    By Stephen Hutchings, Vera Tolz

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Russia, one of the most ethno-culturally diverse countries in the world, provides a rich case study on how globalisation and associated international trends are disrupting, and causing the radical rethinking of approaches to, inter-ethnic cohesion. The book highlights the importance of television...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Myth of the Russian Intelligentsia

    Old Intellectuals in the New Russia

    By Inna Kochetkova

    Russia is one of the few countries in the world where intellectuals existed as a social group and shared a unique social identity. This book focuses on one of the most important and influential groups of Russian intellectuals - the 1960s generation of shestidesyatniki - often considered the...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Art and Protest in Putin's Russia

    By Lena Jonson

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    The Pussy Riot protest, and the subsequent heavy handed treatment of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, but this was not an isolated instance of art being noticeably critical of the regime. As this book, based on extensive original research, shows, there has been gradually emerging over recent...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Warsaw Pact Reconsidered

    International Relations in Eastern Europe, 1955-1969

    By Laurien Crump

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    The Warsaw Pact is generally regarded as a mere instrument of Soviet power. In the 1960s the alliance nevertheless evolved into a multilateral alliance, in which the non-Soviet Warsaw Pact members gained considerable scope for manoeuvre. This book examines to what extent the Warsaw Pact...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Territories of the Russian Federation 2015

    16th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: Europa Territories of the World series

    This excellent reference source brings together hard-to-find information on the constituent units of the Russian Federation. The introduction examines the Russian Federation as a whole, focusing on Russian federalism and elections, followed by a chronology, demographic and economic statistics, and...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge