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- I.B.Tauris 2002; US$ 29.00
Kazakhstan is the largest state in Central Asia. Rich in oil, gas and other natural resources and_x000D_ sandwiched between China and Russia it occupies a key geopolitical position, the importance of which was further heightened following the attacks of 9/11 and subsequent wars in the wider Middle East. But Kazakhstan was born by default, gaining independence... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
Approaching Central Asia from the perspective of geopolitics, transition, oil and stability, the authors provide a very broad and diverse analysis of the region, examining domestic and international developments since 1991. The book both provides an introduction to the region and presents advanced research on international pipeline projects, political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
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. The events quickly earned the epithet ?Tulip Revolution?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 200.00
This volume offers the first systematic comparison of political change, leadership style and stability in Central Asia. The contributors, all leading international specialists on the region, offer focused case-studies of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, comparing how the regimes have further consolidated their power... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
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 of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Since Soviet collapse, the independent republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have faced tremendous political, economic, and security challenges. Focusing on these five republics, this textbook analyzes the contending understandings of the politics of the past, present and future transformations of Central Asia,... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 65.00
This is a unique, systematic comparison of empires and of their consequences for sovereignty in the Middle East and Central Asia. It brings theory on empire and sovereignty to bear on empirical variation across the two regions. more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 31.95
Supercharge your formative assessment skills and watch student learning soar! The authors describe an effective four-step process for improving teachers? formative assessment practices that provides opportunities to reflect, consider alternative instructional approaches, and apply what they have learned. The text suggests that teachers ask... more...