Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2009

9th Edition

Europa Publications

Routledge
Published November 19, 2008
Reference - 776 Pages
ISBN 9781857434736 - CAT# RU4730Z
Series: Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia

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Summary

Extensive coverage of the political, economic and social affairs of the region. This impartial up-to-date survey of the countries and territories that make up the region includes:

  • incisive analysis by acknowledged experts
  • the latest statistics on the major economic indicators and population
  • invaluable directory material.

General Survey

  • leading authorities on the region analyse topics of regional importance including: An Economic Survey of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS); International Relations of Russia and the CIS; Separatism and Islamist Militancy in the North Caucasus; The Politics of Energy in the Caspian Sea Region; Poverty and Social Welfare; The Politics of Water in Central Asia; and Environmental Degradation.

Country Surveys

Individual chapters on every country containing:

  • an introductory survey, containing essays on the geography, recent history and economy of each country, which includes a map and chronology
  • an extensive statistical survey of economic indicators, which include area and population, health and welfare, agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, industry, finance, trade, transport, tourism, media and education
  • a full directory containing names, addresses, contact numbers and e-mail and internet addresses for the following areas: the constitution, the government, legislature, local government, political organizations, diplomatic representation, the judiciary, religion, the media, finance, trade and industry, transport, tourism, culture, education, social welfare, the environment and defence
  • in-depth coverage of autonomous, sovereign and separatist territories, including comprehensive information on the constituent units of the Russian Federation
  • a bibliography, providing sources for further research.

Who's Who in Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia

  • biographical details of more than 160 of the leading political figures in the region.

Regional Information

  • detailed information on the following: regional organizations; research institutes; a select periodicals bibliography and a select books bibliography.

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