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The Caspian : politics, energy and security

Author: Shirin Akiner
Publisher: London : RoutledgeCurzon, 2004.
Series: Central Asia research forum.
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Reflects the particular concerns of each of the Caspian countries, which with contributions from a host of international experts offer a unique perspective on the prospects and priorities for  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirin Akiner
ISBN: 0700705015 9780700705016
OCLC Number: 912575394
Notes: Bibliografía. Índice.
Description: XIX p., [7] p. de mapas ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements Abbreviations Preface Maps Notes on Authors Background 1. Caspian Intersections: Contextual Introduction 2. Legal History of the Caspian Sea 3. Negotiations on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea 1992-1996: View from Kazakhstan 4. Geopolitics of Hydrocarbons in Central and Western Asia 5. Pipeline Politics 6. Caspian Energy Development 7. Natural Resources, Governance and Transition in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan 8. The Role of Oil in the Development of Azerbaijan 9. Production Sharing Agreements and National Oil Funds 10. Azerbaijan: Policy Priorities towards the Caspian Sea 11. Turkmenistan's Caspian Resources and its International Political Economy 12. Kazakhstan: Oil, Politics an the New 'Great Game' 13. Jockeying for Power in the Caspian Region: Turkey versus Iran and Russia 14. Division of the Caspian Sea: Iranian Policies and Concerns 15. Russia's Policy in the Caspian Sea Region: Reconciling Economic and Security Agendas 16. US Involvement in the Business and Politics of the Caspian Region 17. Japan's Eurasian Diplomacy: Power Politics, Resource Diplomacy, or Romanticism? 18. Militarisation of the Caspian 19. Chechnya: Post-Referendum Prospects for Normalisation 20. Whither South Caucasus: To Prosperity or to Conflict? 21. Environmental Security in the Caspian Sea 22. Ten Years On: Achievements, New Concerns, Future Prospects and Challenges Index
Series Title: Central Asia research forum.
Responsibility: edited by Shirin Akiner.


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