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Dissertations in Central Eurasian Studies
Political Science

Al-Khathlan, Saleh

Title: Uzbek and Islam: Their contemporary political culture
Date: 1993
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Kansas, Lawrence
Department:
Country: USA
Keywords: Central Asia, Russia, Muslim, Islam, Political Culture
Contact Information:
Institution: King Saud University \ Dept. of Political Science
Address: P.O. Box 2459 \ Riyadh 11451 \ Saudi Arabia
Phone: [966](661)467-42-09, 467-41-81
E-mail: skhatlan(a)ksu.edu.sa

Anceschi, Luca

Title: Aspetti internazionali del processo di de-sovietizzazione nelle repubblice turcofone dell'Asia Centrale ex-sovietica
Date:
Name of Degree: Laurea
Institution: Istituto Universitario Orientale
Department: Dipartimento di Studi Asiatici
Country: Italy
Keywords: Politics, Turkic Republics of Central Asia, Post-Independence Era (1991-2000)
Contact Information:
Institution:
Address: \
E-mail: lucanc(a)yahoo.com

Ardley, Jane

Title: Religion, resistance and politics: the Tibetan Independence Movement in comparative perspective
Date: 1999
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Keele University
Department: School of Politics, International Relations and the Environment
Country: United Kingdom
Keywords: Tibetan Studies, Comparative Politics, Nationalist Movements, Religion and Politics
Bibl. Info.: 255 pp., 8 pp. bibl., illus. ("Images of Tibetan Resistance") pp. 4
Contact Information:
Institution: School of Politics, International Relations and the Environment \ Keele University
Address: Keele \ Staffordshire ST5 5BG \ United Kingdom
Phone: [44](1782)583346
E-mail: j.c.ardley(a)pol.keele.ac.uk

Bichel, Anthony

Title: Contending theories of Central Asia: The virtual realities of realism, critical IR and the Internet
Date: 1997
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Hawaii
Department: Dept. of Political Science
Country: USA
Keywords: Central Asia, Uzbekistan, Uzbeks, Politics
Contact Information:
Institution: University of Hawaii, Political Science
Address: 1009 Kabrich Street \ Blacksburg, VA 24060 \ USA
Phone: [1](540)961-0742
E-mail: bichel(a)rockbridge.net

Collins, Kathleen Ann

Title: Clans, pacts, and politics: Understanding regime transition in post-Soviet Central Asia
Date: 1999
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Stanford University
Department:
Country: USA
Keywords: Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Kazakstan, Regime Transition, Clan Politics, Islam
Contact Information:
Institution: Dartmouth College
Address: \ USA
E-mail: kathleen.collins(a)dartmouth.edu

Cummings, Sally Nikoline

Title: The political elite in Kazakstan since independence: Origins, structure and policies
Date: 1998
Name of Degree: D.Phil.
Institution: London School of Economics and Political Science
Department: Dept. of Government
Country: United Kingdom
Keywords: Kazakstan, Political Elite, Government, Ethnic Identity
Contact Information:
Institution: London School of Economics \ Dept. of Government
Address: Houghton Street \ London WC2A 2AE \ United Kingdom
E-mail: s.n.cummings(a)lse.ac.uk, snc(a)st-and.ac.uk

Dave, Bhavna

Title: Politics of language revival: National identity and state-building in Kazakstan
Date: 1996
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Syracuse University
Department:
Country: USA
Keywords: Kazakstan, Central Asia, Kazaks, Uzbeks, Language Politics, Minorities, Democratization
Contact Information:
Institution: University of London \ Dept. of Political Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
Address: Thornhaugh Street \ Russell Square \ London WC1H OXG \ United Kingdom
Phone: [44](171)323-6135
E-mail: bd4(a)soas.ac.uk

Djuraev, Qodir

Title: Rivojlangan mamlakatlarda ko'ppartiyaviylikning shakllanishi-demokratik taraqqiyotning muhim omili sifatida [Formation of multiparty system in the leading countries as a key factor of democratic development]
Date: 2000
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Tashkent
Department: Dept. of Political Science
Country: Uzbekistan, USSR
Keywords: Multi-partyism, Systems of Political Parties, Democratization, Experience of France, Developed Countries and Uzbekistan
Contact Information:
Institution: University of World Economy and Diplomacy
Address: 54, Buyuk Ipak yuli \ Tashkent 700137 \ Uzbekistan
Phone: [998](712)67-08-09
E-mail: djuraev(a)hotmail.com

Edmunds, Timothy Peter

Title: Nation-building in a multi-ethnic Kazakstan: Identity, power and politics
Date: 1998
Name of Degree: Ph.D
Institution: University of Sheffield
Department: History
Country: United Kingdom
Keywords: Kazakstan, Ethnicity, Democratization, Nationalism, Nomenclature, Zhuz
Contact Information:
Institution: School of Politics, University of Nottingham
Address: Nottingham, NG7 5RD \ United Kingdom
Phone: [44](115)951-4529
E-mail: tim.edmunds(a)nottingham.ac.uk

Geiss, Paul Georg

Title: Communal commitment and political order in change: Pre-Tsarist and Tsarist Central Asia
Date: 2000
Name of Degree: Dr.Phil.
Institution: Universität Wien [University of Vienna]
Department: Institut für Politikwissenschaft [Dept. of Political Science]
Country: Austria
Keywords: Political Science, History, Political Anthropology, Pre-Soviet Central Asia, Community, Political Culture, Patrimonialism, Tribalism
Bibl. Info.: IX + 411 pp.: glossary 10 pp., bibl. 31 pp., 16 maps, 14 tables
Contact Information:
Institution:
Address: \ Austria
Phone: [43](0)7662-3302
E-mail: paul_geiss(a)yahoo.de

Gorenburg, Dmitry Primus

Title: Nationalism for the masses: Minority ethnic mobilization in the Russian Federation
Date: 1998
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Harvard University
Department: Government Dept.
Country: USA
Keywords: Volga-Ural Region, Siberia, Ethnic Minorities, Russia, Nationalist Movements
Contact Information:
Institution: Harvard University \ Davis Center for Russian Studies
Address: 1737 Cambridge Street \ Cambridge, MA 02138 \ USA
E-mail: gorenbur(a)fas.harvard.edu

Gumppenberg, Marie-Carin von

Title: Staats- und Nationsbildung in Kazachstan
Date: 2000
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Department: Geschwister-Scholl-Institut
Country: Germany
Keywords: Ethnicity, Nation-building, Democratization, State-building, Regional Cleavages, Social Conflict
Contact Information:
Institution:
Address: \ Germany
E-mail: gumppenberg(a)online-konzepte.de

Hale, Henry Ewing

Title: Statehood at stake: Democratization, secession and the collapse of the USSR
Date: 1998
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Harvard University
Department: Government Dept.
Country: USA
Keywords: Uzbekistan, Kazakstan, Post-Soviet Central Asia, Russians, International Relations, Political Regimes, Identity Politics
Contact Information:
Institution: Harvard University \ John F. Kennedy School of Government \ Strengthening Democratic Institutions Project
Address: 79 John F. Kennedy Street \ Cambridge, MA 02138 \ USA
Phone: [1](617)495-1399
E-mail: henry_hale(a)harvard.edu

Hoffman, David Isao

Title: Oil and state-building in post-Soviet Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan
Date: 2000
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
Department: Political Science
Country: USA
Keywords: Oil, Caspian, State-Building, Rentier States, Political Economy, Corruption
Bibl. Info.: 424 pages, including appendices
Contact Information:
Institution: University of California, Berkeley, and USAID
Address: 210 Barrows Hall \ Berkeley, CA 94720-1952 \ USA
Phone: [1](510)594-9281
E-mail: d_hoffman(a)stanfordalumni.org

Horsman, Stuart

Title: Security issues of the newly independent states of Central Asia: The cases of Kazakstan and Uzbekistan
Date: 1999
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Sheffield
Department: Dept. of Politics
Country: United Kingdom
Keywords: Kazakstan, Uzbekistan, Security, Environment, Political Islam, Ethno-politics
Contact Information:
Institution:
Address: \ United Kingdom
E-mail: s.horsman(a)salts59.freeserve.co.uk

Javeline, Debra

Title: The apathetic democrat and other non-activists: University students in post-Soviet transition
Date: 1997
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Harvard University
Department: Government Dept.
Country: USA
Keywords: Former Soviet Union, Democratization, Political Behavior, Public Opinion, Students
Contact Information:
Institution: University of Colorado, Boulder \ Institute of Behavioral Science \ Political and Economic Change Program
Address: Campus Box 487 \ Boulder, CO 80309-0487 \ USA
Phone: [1](303)492-2139; Fax: (303)492-3609
E-mail: javeline(a)colorado.edu

Jumanaliev, Tinchbolot Dadievich

Title: Voprosy politicheskioi istorii kochevykh plemen tsentral'nogo Tian'-Shania, XVI-XVIII vv.
Date: 1991
Name of Degree: Kandidat istoricheskikh nauk
Institution: Akademiia Nauk SSSR, Institut vostokovedeniia
Department:
Country: Russian Federation
Keywords: Medieval Period, Kyrgyzes, Political History, Tien Shan Region, Nomads
Contact Information:
Institution: Kyrgyzskii gos. Natsional'nyi Universitet \ Istoricheskii fakul'tet, kafedra istorii Kyrgyzstana
Address: 720024 Bishkek \ ul. Frunze, 547 \ Kyrgyz Republic
Phone: [996](312)26-14-93

Karagiannis, Emmanuel

Title: The geopolitics of oil transportation in the Caucasus region
Date: 1999
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Hull
Department: Dept. of Politics and Asian Studies
Country: United Kingdom
Keywords: Azerbaijan, Caucasus, Georgia, Ethnic Minorities, International Relations
Bibl. Info.: 380 pp.
Contact Information:
Institution: Middle East Consultants
Address: Granville House \ 132-135 Sloane Street \ London SW1X 9AX \ United Kingdom
E-mail: mkaragiannis(a)yahoo.com

Kasim, Kamer

Title: Turkey's foreign policy towards the Turkic republics of the Caucasus and Central Asia in post-Cold War era
Date: 2000
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Manchester University
Department: Government
Country: Britain
Keywords: Foreign Policy, Caucasus, Caspian Oil, Azerbaijan
Bibl. Info.: 374 pages
Contact Information:
Institution:
Address: \
E-mail: kamerkasim(a)hotmail.com

Khojabekov, Palmurza Kalmurzaevich

Title: Politiko-pravovye instituty na territorii Karakalpakstana v kontse XIX-i v nachale XX vv.
Date: 1993
Name of Degree: Kandidat iuridicheskikh nauk
Institution: Kievskii gos. universitet
Department:
Country: Ukraine
Keywords: Karakalpakstan, Legal Institutions, Political History, Colonial Period
Contact Information:
Institution: Karakalpakskii gos. universitet im. Berdakha
Address: Respublika Karakalpakstan \ 742000 Nukus \ ul. Universitetskaia, 1 \ Uzbekistan
Phone: [998](36122)4-36-44
E-mail: feruz(a)prc.nukus.silk.org

Koldys, Gregory

Title: Post-Soviet Central Asia and democracy: Party system formation in Kyrgyzstan
Date: 1997
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Miami
Department: Dept. of International Studies
Country: USA
Keywords: Kyrgyzstan, Kazakstan, Uzbekistan, Elections, Political Parties, Parliaments
Contact Information:
Institution: United States Agency for International Development/Almaty, Kazakstan \ Office of Democratic Transition
Address: 480009 Almaty \ ul. Furmanova, 97A \ Kazakstan
Phone: [7](3272)50-76-12/15/17/19 ext.364
E-mail: gkoldys(a)usaid.gov

Luong, Pauline Jones

Title: Ethno-politics and institutional design: Explaining the establishment of electoral systems in post-Soviet Central Asia
Date: 1998
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Harvard University
Department: Government Dept.
Country: USA
Keywords: Ethno-politics, Institutions, Electoral Systems, Post-Soviet Central Asia
Contact Information:
Institution: Yale University \ Dept. of Political Science
Address: P.O. Box 208301 \ New Haven, CT 06520-8301 \ USA
Phone: [1](203)432-5251
E-mail: pauline.luong(a)yale.edu

McMann, Kelly M.

Title: Symbiotic transitions: Democratic development and economic independence in post-Soviet provinces
Date: 2000
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Department: Political Science
Country: USA
Keywords: Democratization, Provincial Politics, Kyrgyzstan, Osh, Naryn, Russia
Contact Information:
Institution: Davis Center for Russian Studies, Harvard University
Address: 1737 Cambridge Street \ Cambridge, MA 02138 \ USA
E-mail: mcmann(a)fas.harvard.edu

Moscari, Alice

Title: Mutamenti socio-politici nell'Asia centrale postsovietica: Due casi di studio: Uzbekistan e Tagikistan [Social and political change in post-Soviet Central Asia: Two case histories: Uzbekistan and Tagikistan]
Date: 2001
Name of Degree: Laurea
Institution: Libera Universita' di Lingue e Comunicazione, Milano
Department: Dipartimento di Scienze Umane
Country: Italia
Keywords: Politics, Nationalism, Interethnic Relations, Islam, Civil War, Post-Soviet Era, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, History, Geography, Society, Culture, Economics
Bibl. Info.: 241 pp., 21 maps
Contact Information:
Institution:
Address: via Livorno 66 \ 20038 Seregno (Milano) \ Italy
Phone: [39](328)817-04-63
E-mail: alicemos(a)libero.it

Myer, William Daniel

Title: Islam and colonialism: Western perspectives on Soviet Asia
Date: 2000
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies
Department: Near and Middle East
Country: United Kingdom
Keywords: Colonialism, Islam, Literature, Political Theory
Bibl. Info.: 273 pp., 13 pp. bibl.
Contact Information:
Institution: None
Address: 65 St Dunstan's Road \ London \ W6 8RE \ United Kingdom
Phone: [44](20)8748-9047
E-mail: willshaoni(a)aol.com

Russo, Valeria

Title: I rapporti tra la Repubblica Islamica dell'Iran e la Repubblica del Tajikistan dopo il crollo dell'URSS
Date:
Name of Degree: Laurea
Institution: Istituto Universitario Orientale
Department: Dipartimento di Studi Asiatici
Country: Italy
Keywords: Ethnic Groups, Nationalism, Democratization, Civil War
Contact Information:
Institution:
Address: \
E-mail: airelavr(a)mixmail.com

Saidazimova, Gulnoza

Title: Integratsiia kak global'nyi protsess i ee znachenie dlia gosudarstv Tsentral'noi Azii (na primere Assotsiatsii Gosudarstv Yugo-Vostochnoi Azii) [Integration as a global process and its significance for the states of Central Asia (on the case of the Association of South-East Asian Nations)]
Date: 2001
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Toshkent Davlat Sharqshunoslik Instituti [Tashkent State Institute for Oriental Studies]
Department: Political Science
Country: Uzbekistan
Keywords: International Relations, Central Asia, Uzbekistan, integration, regionalism, GUUAM, Eurasian Economic Community, Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Economic Cooperation in Central Asia, ASEAN, South-East Asia
Contact Information:
Institution: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Address: 1, Vinohradska St. \ 11000 Prague \ Czech Republic
Phone: [42](608)51-52-50
E-mail: gulnoza(a)hotmail.com

Sartayev, Rustem

Title: Formirovanie mnogopartiinosti v kontekste politicheskoi transformatsii Kazakhstanskogo obshchestva
Date: 1996
Name of Degree: Kandidat politicheskikh nauk
Institution: Kazakhskii gos. universitet
Department:
Country: Kazakstan
Keywords: Kazakstan, Democratization, Political Parties
Contact Information:
Institution: Kazakh Institute of Law and International Affairs
Address: 480016 Almaty \ ul. Kunaeva, 18 \ Kazakstan
Phone: [7](3272)33-76-76; Tel./Fax: 33-63-45
E-mail: sartayev(a)hotmail.com, kipmo(a)nursat.kz

Schatz, Edward A. D.

Title: Tribes and 'clans' in modern power: The state-led production of subethnic politics in Kazakhstan
Name as it appears on dissertation: Schatz, Edward Aaron
Date: 2000
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Wisconsin, Madison
Department: Political Science
Country: USA
Keywords: Kazakhstan, Identity Politics, Zhuz and Ru, Ethnic Relations, Kinship
Bibl. Info.: 278 pp.
Contact Information:
Institution: Davis Center for Russian Studies
Address: 1737 Cambridge St. \ Cambridge, MA 02135 \ USA
E-mail: schatz(a)fas.harvard.edu

Varughese, George

Title: Villagers, bureaucrats, and forests in Nepal: Designing governance for a complex resource
Date: 1999
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Indiana University, Bloomington
Department: School of Public and Environmental Affairs and Dept. of Political Science
Country: USA
Keywords: Development Policy, Collective Action, Community Forestry, Nepal, Governance, Policy Analysis
Contact Information:
Institution: United Nations Development Programme
Address: UN House \ Kathmandu \ Nepal
Phone: [977](1)523200
E-mail: george.varughese(a)undp.org

Weinthal, Erika Sora

Title: Making or breaking the state? Building institutions for regional cooperation in the Aral Sea Basin
Date: 1998
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: Columbia University
Department: Political Science
Country: USA
Keywords: Central Asia, Environmental Politics, Aral Sea
Contact Information:
Institution: Tel Aviv University \ Dept. of Political Science
Address: P.O. Box 39040 \ Tel Aviv 69978 \ Israel
Phone: [972](3)6407131
E-mail: erikaw(a)ccsg.tau.ac.il

Yalcin, Resul

Title: The rebirth of Uzbekistan: Politics, economy and society in the post-Soviet era
Date: 1999
Name of Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Exeter
Department: Dept. of Politics
Country: United Kingdom
Keywords: Uzbekistan, History, Environment, Economy, Politics, Society
Contact Information:
Institution:
Address: \ United Kingdom
E-mail: r.m.yalcin(a)lse.ac.uk

 

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