Publications

Living dangerously: Securityscapes of Lyuli and LGBT people in urban spaces of Kyrgyzstan

Release Date

2019-02

Language

  • English

Topics


Please find the book here.
Central Asia remains on the periphery, both spatially and in people’s imaginations. When the region does attract international attention, it is often related to security issues, including terrorism, ethnic conflict and drug trafficking.This book brings together leading specialists from a range of disciplines including geography, anthropology, sociology and political science to discuss how citizens and governments within Central Asia think about and practise security.
The authors explore how governments use fears of instability to bolster their rule, and how securitized populations cope with (and resist) being labelled threats through strategies that are rarely associated with security, including marriage and changing their appearance. This collection examines a wide range of security issues including Islamic extremism, small arms, interethnic relations and border regions. While coverage of the region often departs from preconceived notions of the region as dangerous, obscure and volatile, the chapters in this book all place emphasis on the way local people understand security and harmony in their daily lives.
This book will be of interest to students and researchers of Central Asian Studies as well as Security Studies and Political Science. The chapters were originally published in the journal Central Asian Survey.

Cite as

@incollection{vonBoemckenBoboyorovBagdasarova, author = "Marc von Boemcken and Hafiz Boboyorov and Nina Bagdasarova", title = "Living dangerously: Securityscapes of Lyuli and LGBT people in urban spaces of Kyrgyzstan", latexTitle = "Living dangerously: Securityscapes of Lyuli and LGBT people in urban spaces of Kyrgyzstan", publisher = "Routledge", booktitle = "Critical approaches to security in Central Asia", institution = "Routledge", type = "Book chapter", pages = "149-165", year = "2019", isbn = "978-0367086756", address = "London/New York", }

Document-Type

Book chapter

Publisher

Routledge

Place

London/New York

ISSN/ISBN

978-0367086756

Is part of / In:

Title:
Critical approaches to security in Central Asia

Countries/Region

Kyrgyzstan