Central Eurasia in Global Politics: Conflict, Security, and Development, Second Edition / Edition 2

Central Eurasia in Global Politics: Conflict, Security, and Development, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Mehdi Amineh, Henk Houweling
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004144390

ISBN-13: 9789004144392

Pub. Date: 04/07/2005

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This anthology brings together studies of post-colonial, post-Cold War, Central Eurasia. This part of the world is in transition to independent statehood, nation building and the release of market forces. The objective of the work is to better comprehend the process of state-nation building.  See more details below

Overview

This anthology brings together studies of post-colonial, post-Cold War, Central Eurasia. This part of the world is in transition to independent statehood, nation building and the release of market forces. The objective of the work is to better comprehend the process of state-nation building.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004144392
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/07/2005
Series:
International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology Series, #92
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION BY THE EDITORS
The Crisis in IR Theory: Towards a Critical Geopolitics Approach

Part One
THE POLICY OF PROJECTING POWER INTO VACUUM AREAS
I The Geopolitics of Power Projection in US Foreign Policy: From Colonization to Globalization, Henk Houweling and Mehdi Parvizi Amineh
II Caspian Energy: Oil and Gas Resources and the Global Market, Mehdi Parvizi Amineh and Henk Houweling

Part Two
LOCAL DYNAMIC
III Nation-State Building in Central Asia: A Lost Case?, Pınar Akçalı
IV Political Processes in Post-Soviet Central Asia, Shirin Akiner
V The Economic and Social Impact of Systemic Transition in Central Asia and Azerbaijan, Michael Kaser
VI Gendered Transitions: The Impact of the Post-Soviet Transition on Women in Central Asia and the Caucasus, Armine Ishkanian

Part Three
INTERACTIONS BETWEEN OUTSIDERS, NEIGHBORS AND CENTRAL EURASIAN REPUBLICS
VII Sino-Indian Relations: Security Dilemma, Ideological Polarization, or Cooperation Based on ‘Comprehensive Security’?, Kurt Radtke
VIII The US and the EU in CEA. Relations with Regional Powers, Mehdi Parvizi Amineh and Henk Houweling
IX Paradigms of Iranian Policy in Central Eurasia and Beyond, Eva Rakel

Part Four
LOCAL CONFLICTS
X Growing Tension and the Threat of War in the Southern Caspian Sea: The Unsettled Division Dispute and Regional Rivalry, Hooman Peimani
XI The ‘Power of Water’ in a Divided Central Asia, Max Spoor and Anatoly Krutov
XII A Transnational Policy for Conflict Reduction and Prevention in the South Caucasus, Robert M. Cutler
XIII International Challenges and Domestic Preferences in the Post-Soviet Political Transition of Azerbaijan, Ayça Ergun
Index

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