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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile.

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators.

World Guide.

On the Web: Articles

Kazakhstan: Special Report. Financial Times (12/15/04).

Of Caviar & Capitalism. Russell Mokhiber & Robert Weissman. Conscious Choice (2/03). On the decline of sturgeon populations in the Caspian Sea.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Central Asia/Caucasus Institute.

Countrywatch: Kazakhstan.


In the Library: Articles

Anon. "Kazakhstan 199: results from the demographic & health survey," Studies in Family Planning 32,4 (12/01):356-60.

Baigozhina, Asiya. "Kazakhstan: a dilettante's marginal notes on national literature," World Literature Today 70,3 (sum 96):526-30.

Belkanov, N. "Kazakhstan: a few words about things near & far," Russian Education & Society 42,7 (7/00):74-86.

Bremmer, Ian & Cory Welt. "Kazakhstan's quandary," Journal of Democracy 6,3 (7/95):137-53.

Brown, Bess. "Kazakhstan since independence," RFE-RL Research Report 1,14 (4/3/92):5-7.

__________. "Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan on the road to democracy," RFE-RL Research Report 1,48 (12/4/92):20-23.

__________ & John Tedstrom. "Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan: Central Asia's leaders," RFE-RL Research Report 1,17 (4/24/92):58-64.

Brown, Kate. "Gridded lives: why Kazakhstan & Montana are nearly the same place," American Historical Review 106,1 (feb 01):17-48.

Ciesol, Forrest S. "Kazakhstan wave," Sight & Sound 59,1 (win 89):56-58. On new generation of Soviet Kazakh film makers.

Conway, Patrick. "Kazakhstan: land of opportunity," Current History 93,582 (4/94):164-68.

Critchlow, James. "Kazakhstan & Nazarbaev: political prospects," RFE-RL Research Report 1,3 (1/17/92):31-35.

__________. "Kazakhstan: the outlook for ethnic relations," RFE-RL Research Report 1,5 (1/31/92):34-40.

Edwards, Mike. "Kazakhstan: facing the nightmare," National Geographic 183,3 (3/93):22-38.

Elliott, G. "Kazakhstan, Nazarbayev, foreign investment & oil," Louisiana Law Review 53,4 (3/93):1243-55.

Guboglo, Mikhail. "Kazakhstan polls shed light on ethnic split," Current Digest of the Post-Soviet Press 47,48 (12/27/95):15-18.

Katsiev, Oleg. "Kazakhstan's choking corruption, censorship & nepotism," IPI Report (12/15/99):38-41.

Lepingwell, John W.R. "Kazakhstan & nuclear weapons," RFE-RL Research Report 2,8 (2/19/93):59-62.

Omarova, Saule. "Oil, pipelines & the 'scramble for the Caspian': contextualizing the politics of oil in post-Soviet Kazakhstan & Azerbaijan," in Paul S. Ciccantell & Stephen G. Bunker (eds.) Space & Transport in the World-System (Westport CT: Greenwood, 1998).

Skorokhodov, Sergei & Vladimir Tyurkin. "Kazakhstan: Russians dig in as Kazakhs seek dominance," Current Digest of the Post-Soviet Press 45,22 (6/39/93):4-6.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Abazov, Rafis. The Formation of Post-Soviet International Politics in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan (Seattle: U. Washington, 1999).

__________. Foreign Policy Formation in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan & Uzbekistan : Perceptions & Expert Assessments (Victoria NSW: Contemporary Europe Research Centre, 2000).

Bradley, Catherine. Kazakhstan (Brookfield CT: Millbrook, 1993).

Bremmer, Ian. & Ray Taras (eds.) New States, New Politics: Building the Post-Soviet Nations (NY: Campridge, 1997).

Cummings, Sally N. Kazakhstan: Centre-Periphery Relations (London: Royal Institute of International Affairs, 2000).

Demko, G.J. The Russian Colonization of Kazakhstan, 1896-1916 (Bloomington: Indiana, 1969).

Deonna, Laurence. Kazakhstan: Bourlinger en Asie Central postcommuniste (Geneva: Zoe, 2001).

George, Alexandra. Journey into Kazakhstan: The True Face of the Nazarbayev Regime (Lanham MD: University Press of America, 2001).

Kolsto, Pal. Nation-Building & Ethnic Integration in Post-Soviet Societies: An Investigation of Latvia & Kazakhstan (Boulder: Westview, 1999).

Landau, Jacob M. Politics of Language in the Ex-Soviet Muslim States: Azerbayjan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan & Tajikistan (Ann Arbor : U. Michigan, 2001).

Mandelbaum, Michael (ed.) Central Asia & the World: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan & Turkmenistan (NY: Council on Foreign Relations, 1994).

Martin, Virginia. Law & Custom in the Steppe: The Kazakhs of the Middle Horde & Russian Colonialism in the 19th c. (Richmond, Surrey: Curzon, 2000).

Micklin, Philip P. The Water Management Crisis in Soviet Central Asia (Pittsburgh: U. Pittsburgh, 1991).

__________ & William D. Williams (eds.) The Aral Sea Basin (NY: Springer-Verlag, 1996).

Nazpary, Joma. Post-Soviet Chaos: Violence & Dispossession in Kazakhstan (Sterling VA: Pluto, 2002).

Olcott, Martha Brill. The Kazakhs (2nd ed.; Stanford: Hoover Institution, 1995).

__________. Kazakhstan: Unfulfilled Promise (Washington: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2002).

Svanberg, Ingvar. Contemporary Kazakhs: Cultural & Social Perspectives (NY: St. Martin's, 1999).

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