LUONG, PAULINE JONES (EDITOR).
Title The Transformation Of Central Asia: States And Societies From Soviet Rule To Independence.
Book Condition Softcover. Good condition. Library discard.
Edition First Paperback Edition.
Publisher Cornell University Press, Ithaca: 2003.
0801488427 / 9780801488429
Seller ID 12336X1
Includes essays entitled: "Between Women and the State: Mahalla Committees and Social Welfare in Uzbekistan" by Marianne Kamp, "Women, Marriage, and the Nation-State: The Rise of the Nonconsenual Bride Kidnapping in Post-Soviet Kazakhstan" by Cynthia Werner, "Cultural Elites in Uzbekistan: Ideological Production in the State" by Laura Adams, "A Shrinking Reach of the State? Language Policy and Implementation in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan" by Bhava Dave, "The Limits of Centralization: Regional Challenges in Uzbekistan" by Alisher Ilkhamov, "Economic 'Decentalization' in Kazakhstan: Causes and Consequences" by Pauline Jones Luong, "The Civic Realm in Kyrgyzstan: Societ Economic Legacies and Activists' Expectations" by Kelly M. McMann, and "Beyond the State: Transnational Actors, NGOs, and Environmental Protection in Central Asia" by Erika Weinthal. Includes an Index. "In this superb collection of essays, eight scholars bring new data and fresh insights to key questions of the relationship of state and society in post-Soviet Central Asia that require us to rethink conventional understandings of the region." - Ronald Suny, University of Chicago
(Key Words: Essays, Women, State, Mahalla Committees, Social Welfare, Uzbekistan, Marianne Kamp, Marriage, Nation-State, Nonconsenual Bride, Kidnapping, Soviet Union, Kazakhstan, Cynthia Werner, Cultural Elites, Uzbekistan, Laura Adams, Kyrgyzstan, Bhava Dave, Centralization, Alisher Ilkhamov, Economic Decentalization, Pauline Jones Luong, Kelly M. McMann, NGOs, Environmental Protection, Central Asia, Erika Weinthal, Zoroastrianism, World Bank, Turkmenistan, Russia, Islam, Anna Grzymala-Busse, Bride Kidnappings, David Abramson, Former Soviet Republics).