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New and Published Books

  1. 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 May 24th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Energy Security in Asia and Eurasia

    Edited by Mike M. Mochizuki, Deepa M. Ollapally

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Many states appear to have strong sentiment on energy security and energy transit vulnerability. Some analysts see the rapidly increasing demand for energy and competition for energy resources leading to nationalistic energy policies. Others argue that global trends with efficient energy markets...

    Published December 19th 2016 by Routledge

  3. Gendering Counterinsurgency

    Performativity, Embodiment and Experience in the Afghan ‘Theatre of War’

    By Synne L. Dyvik

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This book analyses the various ways counterinsurgency in Afghanistan is gendered. The book examines the US led war in Afghanistan from 2001 onwards, including the invasion, the population-centric counterinsurgency operations and the efforts to train a new Afghan military charged with...

    Published December 7th 2016 by Routledge

  4. Security Sector Reform in Conflict-Affected Countries

    The Evolution of a Model

    By Mark Sedra

    Series: Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Development

    This book examines the evolution, impact, and future prospects of the Security Sector Reform (SSR) model in conflict-affected countries in the context of the wider debate over the liberal peace project. Since its emergence as a concept in the late 1990s, SSR has represented a paradigm shift in...

    Published October 27th 2016 by Routledge

  5. Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2017

    17th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    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. Country Surveys Chapters on each country, containing: - essays on its recent history and economy, and a chronology of events - an...

    Published October 21st 2016 by Routledge

  6. Kyrgyzstan - Regime Security and Foreign Policy

    By Kemel Toktomushev

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    Kyrgyzstan is an interesting example of a relatively weak state, which for its brief period of independence has already ousted two presidents, experienced two revolutions, survived two interethnic conflicts and yet remained intact. This book explores this apparent paradox and argues that the schism...

    Published October 11th 2016 by Routledge

  7. The Afghan Conundrum: intervention, statebuilding and resistance

    Edited by Jonathan Goodhand, Mark Sedra

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This book covers the period spanning the international invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 to the foreign military withdrawal in 2014. It explores and dissects the conflictual encounter between international troops, statebuilders and donors on the one hand, and Afghan elites and the wider population on...

    Published October 11th 2016 by Routledge

  8. E-Government in Kazakhstan

    A Case Study of Multidimensional Phenomena

    By Maxat Kassen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    When it comes to analyzing the phenomenon of digital government, the overwhelming focus is on the most developed nations in the world, and Western countries in particular. However, Kazakhstan, a post-totalitarian country, has also proved to be successful in the development of e-government. This...

    Published August 29th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Statebuilding in Afghanistan

    Multinational Contributions to Reconstruction

    Edited by Nik Hynek, Péter Marton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

    This edited volume empirically maps and theorises NATO-ISAF’s contribution to peacebuilding and reconstruction in Afghanistan. The book provides a contextual framework of the NATO participation in Afghanistan; it offers an outline of the security situation in Afghanistan and discusses geopolitical,...

    Published August 26th 2016 by Routledge

  10. The Afghan-Central Asia Borderland

    The State and Local Leaders

    By Suzanne Levi-Sanchez

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    Based on extensive, long-term fieldwork in the borderlands of Afghan and Tajik Badakhshan, this book explores the importance of local leaders and local identity groups for the stability of a state’s borders, and ultimately for the stability of the state itself. It shows how the implantation of...

    Published July 21st 2016 by Routledge