Fragile Conviction: Changing Ideological Landscapes in Urban Kyrgyzstan by Mathijs Pelkmans
English | Mar. 14, 2017 | ISBN: 150170513X | 230 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
How do specific secular and religious ideologies―such as nationalism, neoliberalism, atheism, Pentecostalism, Tablighi Islam, and shamanism―gain popularity and when do they lose traction? To answer these questions, Mathijs Pelkmans critically examines the trajectories of a range of ideologies as they move into the post-Soviet frontier in Central Asia.