Ethnicity, authority and power in central Asia : new games great and small / edited by Robert L. Canfield and Gabriele Rasuly-Paleczek.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
  • ©2011
Description
xii, 249 pages : maps ; 24 cm

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Pt. I Repressions and their consequences
  • 1. Authoritarianism and its consequences in ex-Soviet Central Asia / Anatoly Khazanov
  • 2. mobilization of tradition: localism and identity among the Uyghur of Xinjiang / Ildiko Beller-Hann
  • pt. II Ethnic perceptions and reactions
  • 3. Central Asian attitudes towards Afghanistan: perceptions of the Afghan war in Uzbekistan / Peter Finke
  • 4. Alignment politics and factionalism among the Uzbeks of northeastern Afghanistan / Gabriele Rasuly-Paleczek
  • 5. Afghanistan is not the Balkans: Central Asian ethnicity and its political consequences / Thomas Barfield
  • 6. Pukhtun identity in Swat, northern Pakistan / Charles Lindholm
  • pt. III Devices of mutual support
  • 7. impact of war on social, political, and economic organization in southern Hazarajat / Alessandro Monsutti
  • 8. inter-regional history of Pashtun migration, c.1775-2000 / Robert Nichols
  • pt. IV Mechanisms of authority and influence
  • 9. Political games in post-Soviet Uzbekistan: factions, protection, and new resistances / Boris Petric
  • 10. Female mullahs, healers, and leaders of Central Asian Islam: gendering the old and new religious roles in post-Communist societies / Habiba Fathi
  • 11. Efficacy and hierarchy: practices in Afghanistan as an example / Robert L. Canfield.
ISBN
  • 9780415780698 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 0415780691 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
LCCN
2010006935
OCLC
690515116
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