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Analysing Kazakhstan’s Foreign Policy: Regime neo-Eurasianism in the Nazarbaev era

Introducing the central argument of the bookProfiling regime neo-EurasianismThe organisation of the chaptersNotesKazakhstani foreign policy in the pre-Eurasianist era: (December 1991 to November 1993)The domestic dimension of early Kazakhstani foreign policy-makingKazakhstan and the CIS (1991-1993): highlights and lowlightsFrom the rouble to the tengeConclusionsNotesFromideya to initsiativa?: Neo-Eurasianist Rhetoric in post-Soviet KazakhstanIntroduction: foreign policy and nation-building in the post-Soviet spaceThe Moscow speechEstablishing a rhetorical framework for Kazakhstani neo-EurasianismNeo-Eurasianism as a discourse of re-integratsiyaNeo-Eurasianism as a regime narrativeConclusionsNotesRegime neo-Eurasianism and the failure of Central Asian regionalismRegime neo-Eurasianism and the geopolitics of Central Asian regionalismStage 1: Regionalism as a policy-making panacea (December 1991-April 1994)Stage 2: The institutionalisation of Central Asian regionalism (April 1994-December 2001)Stage 3: The rise and fall of TsAS (February 2002-September 2005)Stage 4: From dis-integration to Qazaq Eli (October 2005-February 2014)Hegemony, interdependence, cooperation: the regional implications of Kazakhstani-Uzbek relationsConclusionsNotesCivilised divorce, marriage of convenience: Revisiting two decades of post-Soviet re-integratsiya (1994–2010)Introduction: Sovereignty, leadership, re-integiatsiya—an uneasy nexusFiling for a civilised divorce: the Evraziiskii Soyuz (1994-1999)Entering a marriage of convenience: the EvrAzES and the Customs Union (2000-2010)Conclusions: Regional hierarchy, multilateral leadership and neo-Eurasianist re-integratsiyaNotesEurasia without Eurasianism: Kazakhstan and the Eurasian Economic UnionThe rise of competing EurasianismKazakhstan and the EaEU: Assessing policy progress in the late Nazarbaev eraTechnology cooperationCommon infrastructure developmentIs the EaEU neo-Eurasianist?Profiling Kazakhstani anti-EurasianismConclusionsNotesBibliography

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