Search for dissertations about: "Central Asia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the words Central Asia.

  1. 1. People of reliable loyalty… : Muftiates and the State in Modern Russia

    Author : Renat Bekkin; Jenny Berglund; Mark Bassin; Galina M. Yemelianova; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Muftiate; spiritual administration of Muslims; mufti; the economics of religion; the institution of the muftiate; Islam in Russia; Islam in the USSR.; History of religion; Religionshistoria; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents a full-fledged portrait of the muftiate (spiritual administration of Muslims) in modern Russia. Designed initially for the purpose of controlling religious activity, over time the institution of the muftiate was appropriated by Muslims and became a key factor in preserving national identity for different ethnic groups of Tatars. READ MORE

  2. 2. Spatiotemporal climate and atmospheric circulation variability in Asia inferred from tree rings

    Author : Andrea Seim; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Asia; atmospheric circulation; Central Asia; dendroclimatology; growth-climate relationship; objectively classified weather types; teleconnections; tree-ring networks;

    Abstract : Observed 20th century warming trends accompanied by more frequent weather extremes such as droughts or intense rainfall events have consequences for societies and environments alike. In Asia, where the majority of the population depend on agricultural productivity, recent climate change is likely to increase societal hardships. READ MORE

  3. 3. Civic education in Central Asia : re-conceptualization of citizenship in newly independent states

    Author : Alexander N Kanaev; Judith Torney Purta; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

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  4. 4. A Cacophony of Voices : A Neoclassical Realist study of United States Strategy toward Central Asia and Southern Caucasus 1991–2006

    Author : Björn Ottosson; Jan Hallenberg; Adrian Hyde-Price; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; international relations; foreign policy; strategy; national security; U.S. history; modern history; Caucasus; Caspian; Central Asia; realism; constructivism; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : U.S. strategy toward Southern Caucasus and Central Asia has not been studied sufficiently. READ MORE

  5. 5. Living Law and Political Stability in Post-Soviet Central Asia : A Case Study of the Ferghana Valley in Uzbekistan

    Author : Rustamjon Urinboyev; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; political stability; welfare; living law; social norms; sociology of law; law and society; mahalla; Uzbekistan; Central Asia; Ferghana Valley; post-Soviet societies; ethnography; socio-legal studies; corruption; informal economy; public administration; informal institutions; legitimacy; state-society relations.;

    Abstract : Central Asian countries are facing multidimensional political stability and security challenges in the post-Soviet period. Current scholarly discussions of political stability in post-Soviet Central Asia continue to revolve around the issues of Islamic upheaval, ethnic conflicts, civil war or inter-clan struggles, and how the authoritarian regimes in this region deploy coercive strategies and penal sanctions to cope with political instability. READ MORE