Central Eurasia in global politics : conflict, security, and development /

This anthology brings together studies of post-colonial, post-Cold War Central Eurasia. This part of the world is in transition from Soviet institutions to independent statehood, nation building, resistance against state expansion, cultural change and the release of market forces. The theoretical fr...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Amineh, Mehdi Parvizi., Houweling, Henk.
Format: eBook
Published:Leiden ; Boston : Brill, ©2005.
Edition:2nd ed.
Series:International studies in sociology and social anthropology ; v. 92.
International studies in sociology and social anthropology ; v. 92.
Table of Contents:
  • The crisis in IR-theory : towards a critical geopolitics approach
  • The geopolitics of power projection in US foreign policy : from colonization to globalization / Mehdi Parvizi Amineh and Henk Houweling
  • Caspian energy : oil and gas resources and the global market / Mehdi Parvizi Amineh and Henk Houweling
  • Nation-state building in Central Asia : a lost case? / Pinar Akçah
  • Political processes in post-Soviet Central Asia / Shirin Akiner
  • The economic and social impact of systemic transition in Central Asia and Azerbaijan / Michael Kaser
  • Gendered transitions : the impact of the post-Soviet transition on women in Central Asia and the Caucasus / Armine Ishkanian
  • Sino-Indian relations : security dilemma, ideological polarization, or cooperation based on "comprehensive security"? / Kurt Radtke
  • The US and the EU in CEA : relations with regional powers / Eva Rakel
  • Growing tension and the threat of war in the southern Caspian Sea : the unsettled division dispute and regional rivalry / Hooman Peimani
  • The "power of water" in a divided Central Asia / Max Spoor and Anatoly Krutow
  • A transnational policy for conflict reduction and prevention in the South Caucasus / Robert M. Cutler
  • International challenges and domestic preferences in the post-Soviet political transition of Azerbaijan / Ayça Ergun.