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Azerbaijan: A selected bibliography of Post-Soviet English publications

Pre-Soviet Azerbaijan | Soviet Azerbaijan | Post-Soviet Azerbaijan | Dissertations | Reference sources

          Pre-Soviet Azerbaijan


Daniloff, Ruth. "Waiting for the oil boom." Smithsonian 28, no. 10 (1998): 24-35.


Javanshir Qarabaghi, Jamal, and George A. Bournoutian. A history of Qarabagh: An annotated translation of Mirza Jamal Javanshir Qarabaghi's Tarikh-e Qarabagh. Costa Mesa, CA: Mazda Publishers, 1994.


Jersild, Austin. "Rethinking Russia from Zardob: Hasan Melikov Zardabi and the 'native' intelligentsia." Nationalities Papers 27, no. 3 (1999): 503-17.


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          Soviet Azerbaijan


Abrahamian, Levon H. "The Karabagh movement as viewed by an anthropologist." Armenian Review 43, no. 2 (1990): 67-80.


Altstadt, Audrey L. The Azerbaijani Turks: Power and identity under Russian rule. Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University, 1992.


Ananicz, Andrzej. "The country without friends: Interview with Tadeusz Swietochowski." Uncaptive Minds 4, no. 1 (1991): 2-7.


Atabaki, Touraj. Azerbaijan: Ethnicity and autonomy in twentieth-century Iran. London, England: British Academy Press; distributed by St. Martin's Press, 1993.


Essad, Bey, Elsa L. Talmey, and Morteza Negahi. Blood and oil in the Orient: Petroleum and trade in Azerbaijan. [S.l.]: Aran Press, 1997.


Fawcett, Louise L'Estrange. Iran and the Cold War: The Azerbaijan crisis of 1946. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1992.


Geukjian, Ohannes. "The politicization of the environmental issue in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh's nationalist movement in the South Caucasus 1985-1991." Nationalities Papers 35, no. 2 (2007): 233-65.


Grant, Bruce. "An average Azeri village (1930): Remembering rebellion in the Caucasus mountains." Slavic Review 63, no. 4 (2004): 705-31.


Henze, Paul B. The Transcaucasus in transition. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 1991.


Heyat, Farideh. Azeri women in transition : Women in Soviet and post-Soviet Azerbaijan. London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2002.


_______. "Women and the culture of entrepreneurship in Soviet and post-Soviet Azerbaijan." In Markets and moralities: Ethnographies of postsocialism, edited by Ruth Ellen Mandel and Caroline Humphrey, 19-31. Oxford and New York: Berg, 2002.


Hovanissian, Richard. "Mountainous Karabagh in 1920: An unresolved conflict." Armenian Review 46, no. 1 (1993): 1-36.


Hunter, Shireen T. "Transcaucasia and the Middle East: Patterns of mutual impact." Armenian Review 46, no. 1 (1993): 37-56.


Krikorian, Robert Owen. "History, subversion and low-intensity conflict in the Soviet Union." Anthropology of East Europe Review 21, no. 2 (2003): 57-64.


"My aunt's apartment." Ararat: Quarterly Journal of Armenian Literature, History and the Arts 43, no. 3 (2002): 42-46.


Smith, Graham. The nationalities question in the Soviet Union. New York, NY: Longman, 1990.


Smith, Michael G. "Anatomy of a rumour: Murder scandal, the Musavat party and narratives of the Russian Revolution in Baku, 1917-20." Journal of Contemporary History 36, no. 2 (2001): 211-41.


———. "Cinema for the 'Soviet East': National fact and revolutionary fiction in early Azerbaijani film." Slavic Review 56, no. 4 (1997): 645-78.


Thom, Franìoise. "The war against the Azeri popular front: An interview with Tofik Gasymov." Uncaptive Minds 3, no. 5 (1990): 12-16.


Watch, Human Rights. Prison conditions in the Soviet Union: A report of facilities in Russia and Azerbaidzhan. New York, NY: Human Rights Watch, 1991.


Willerton, John P. Patronage and politics in the USSR. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1992.


Yegorova, Natalia I. The 'Iran crisis' of 1945-1946: A view from the Russian archives. Washington, D.C.: Cold War International History Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1996.


Zubok, Vladislav, and Svetlana Savranskaya. "Cold War in the Caucasus: Notes and documents from a conference." Cold War International History Project Bulletin, no. 14 (2003): 399-409.


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          Post-Soviet Azerbaijan


Culture | Democratization | Economy | Elections | Foreign relations | Gender | Law | Nationalism, ethnicity, national minorities | Politics | Religion | Society | State-building | Transition | General history & descriptions



Gibradze, Leila. "Libraries in the South Caucasus." Slavic & East European Information Resources [SEEIR] 2, no. 1 (2001): 17-22.


Vatanabadi, Shouleh. "Past, present, future, and postcolonial discourse in modern Azerbaijani literature." World Literature Today 70, no. 3 (1996): 493-97.


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Cornell, Svante E. "Democratization falters in Azerbaijan." Journal of Democracy 12, no. 2 (2001): 120-31.


Gouliev, Rasul. Path to democracy: Fateful lessons of the 20th century. New York, NY: Liberty Publishing House, 1997.


Rasizade, Alec. "Azerbaijan in transition to the 'new age of democracy'." Communist and Post-Communist Studies 36, no. 3 (2003): 345-72.


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Abdullaev, Sh, and James E. Walker. "Prudential oversight and bank deposit insurance in Azerbaijan." Problems of Economic Transition 48, no. 5 (2005): 49-59.


Afandi, Elvin N., and Gabor Pellenyi. "Evidence of pro-poor growth in Azerbaijan." Problems of Economic Transition 50, no. 6 (2007): 5-31.


Bank, World. Azerbaijan: From crisis to sustained growth. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, 1993.


Goltz, Thomas. "Back in Baku: Watching a boom go bust." Washington Quarterly 22, no. 3 (1999): 67-87.


Gurgen, Emine, and John C. Odling-Smee. Azerbaijan. Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund, 1993.


Hoffman, David I., Pauline Jones Luong, and Nancy Lubin. Energy, wealth, and development in Central Asia and the Caucasus. Seattle, WA: National Bureau of Asian Research, 1999.


Jacobs, Margot. "Oil and gas sector technology and reform in the CIS." Eurasian Reports: Trade and Technology in the Commonwealth of Independent States 3, no. 1 (1992): 61-72.


Kalyuzhnova, Yelena. "Overcoming the curse of hydrocarbon: Goals and governance in the oil funds of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan." Comparative Economic Studies 48, no. 4 (2006): 583-613.


Lerman, Zvi. "The impact of land reform on rural household incomes in Transcaucasia." Eurasian Geography and Economics 47, no. 1 (2006): 112-23.


Makhmutova, Meruert. "The budget process in Caspian countries." Problems of Economic Transition 50, no. 4 (2007): 24-65.


Odling-Smee, John, and Hans M. Flickenschild. Azerbaijan. Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund, 1992.


Partlett, William. "Enforcing oil and gas contracts without courts: Reputational constraints on resource nationalism in Russia and Azerbaijan. (company overview)." Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 18, no. 1 (2010): 74-93.


Pomfret, Richard. "The economic cooperation organization: Current status and future prospects." Europe-Asia Studies 49, no. 4 (1997): 657-68.


Pomfret, Richard W. T. Asian economies in transition: Reforming centrally planned economies. Cheltenham, England: Edward Elgar, 1996.


Sabonis-Helf, Theresa. "The unified energy systems of Russia (rao-ues) in Central Asia and the Caucasus: Nets of interdependence." Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 15, no. 4 (2007): 429-44.


Sagers, Matthew J. "The oil industry in the southern-tier former Soviet republics." Post-Soviet Geography 35, no. 5 (1994): 267-98.


Wiesner, Lale Larissa. Privatisation in previously centrally planned economies: The case of azerbaijan, 1991-1994. Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Peter Lang, 1997.


Williamson, John, ed. Economic consequences of Soviet disintegration. Washington, D.C.: Institute for International Economics, 1993.


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Alieva, Leila. "Azerbaijan's frustrating elections." Journal of Democracy 17, no. 2 (2006): 147-60.


Calingaert, Daniel. "Election rigging and how to fight it." Journal of Democracy 17, no. 3 (2006): 138-51.


Doroszewska, Urszula. "Elections in Azerbaijan: A bitter lesson." Uncaptive Minds 9, no. 1 (1996): 105-10.


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Foreign relations


Aliev, Geidar, and Betty Blair. Global horizons: President Aliyev's visit to the USA. Sherman Oaks, CA: Azerbaijan International, 1997.


Aras, Bulent. "The Caspian region and Middle East security." Mediterranean Quarterly 13, no. 1 (2002): 86-108.


Baev, Pavel. Russia's policies in the Caucasus. London, England: Royal Institute of International Affairs; Washington, D.C.: distributed worldwide by the Brookings Institution, 1997.


Blum, Douglas W. "Domestic politics and Russia's Caspian policy." Post-Soviet Affairs 14, no. 2 (1998): 137-64.


Bolukbasi, Suha. "The controversy over the Caspian Sea mineral resources: Conflicting perceptions, clashing interests." Europe-Asia Studies 50, no. 3 (1998): 397-415.


Bulut, Kiraz. "Assessing the BTC project: The problem and promise of superseding agreements." Journal of East European Law 11, no. 2 (2004): 245-68.


Cherniavskii, Stanislav. "Problems of the Caspian." Russian Politics and Law 40, no. 2 (2002): 85-94.


Christian, J. Keith. "Transporting oil: Running the gauntlet from Baku to riches." Parker School Journal of East European Law [JEEL] 5, no. 3 (1998): 327-52.


Croissant, Cynthia. Azerbaijan, oil and geopolitics. Commack, NY: Nova Science Publishers, 1998.


Croissant, Michael P. "U.S. Interests in the Caspian Sea basin." Comparative Strategy 16, no. 4 (1997): 353-67.


Dudwick, Nora. "The cultural construction of political violence in Armenia and Azerbaijan." Problems of Post-Communism 42, no. 4 (1995): 18-23.


Ginsburgs, George. "Russia's practice of extraditing political offenders to Azerbaijan: Rendition approved." Criminal Law Forum 13, no. 2 (2002): 149-89.


Goltz, Thomas. "Catch-907 in the Caucasus (letter from Baku)." National Interest, no. 48 (1997): 37-45.


Gouliev, Rasul. Oil and politics: New relationships among the oil-producing states: Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, and the West. New York, NY: Liberty Publishing House, 1997.


Griffith, Brent. "Back yard politics: Russia's foreign policy toward the Caspian basin." Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 6, no. 2 (1998): 426-41.


Hemming, Jonathan. The implications of the revival of the oil industry in Azerbaijan. Durham, NC: Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, University of Durham, 1998.


Henze, Paul B. Russia and the Caucasus. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 1996.


———. "Russia and the Caucasus." Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 19, no. 4 (1996): 389-402.


Hess, Andrew C. "Eurasia and the geopolitics of gas." Fletcher Forum of World Affairs 32, no. 1 (2008): 83-109.


Karasik, Theodore. Azerbaijan, Central Asia, and future Persian Gulf security. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 1993.


Lee, Yusin. "Toward a new international regime for the Caspian sea." Problems of Post-Communism 52, no. 3 (2005): 37-48.


MacDougall, Jim. "Russian policy in the Transcaucasian 'near abroad': The case of Azerbaijan." Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 5, no. 1 (1997): 89-104.


Maggs, William Ward. "Armenia and Azerbaijan: Looking toward the Middle East." Current History 92, no. 570 (1993): 6-11.


Mark, David E. "Eurasia letter: Russia and the new Transcaucasus." Foreign Policy 105 (1996): 141-59.


Mehdiyoun, Kamyar. "Ownership of oil and gas resources in the Caspian Sea." American Journal of International Law 94, no. 1 (2000): 179-89.


Metreveli, Ekaterine, and Ester Hakobyan. "The political underpinnings of U.S. Bilateral aid to the countries of the Transcaucasus." Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 9, no. 3 (2001): 367-81.


Miles, Carolyn. "The Caspian pipeline debate continues: Why not iran?" Journal of International Affairs 53, no. 1 (1999): 325-46.


Molla-Zade, Jayhun. "Azerbaijan and the Caspian basin: Pipelines and geopolitics." Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 6, no. 1 (1998): 28-34.


Saideman, Stephen M. "The power of the small: The impact of ethnic minorities on foreign policy." SAIS Review 22, no. 2 (2002): 93-105.


Starr, S. Frederick, ed. The legacy of history in Russia and the new states of Eurasia, International politics of Eurasia v. 1. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 1994.


Swietochowski, Tadeusz. Russia and Azerbaijan: A borderland in transition. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 1995.


Valiyev, Anar. "Victim of a 'war of ideologies': Azerbaijan after the Russia-Georgia war." Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 17, no. 3 (2009): 269-88.


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Heyat, Farideh. Azeri women in transition : Women in Soviet and post-Soviet Azerbaijan. London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2002.


_______. "Women and the culture of entrepreneurship in Soviet and post-Soviet Azerbaijan." In Markets and moralities: Ethnographies of postsocialism, edited by Ruth Ellen Mandel and Caroline Humphrey, 19-31. Oxford and New York: Berg, 2002.


Hortacsu, Nuran, Sharon S. Bastug, and Ovezdurdi B. Muhammetberdiev. "Desire for children in Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan: Son preference and perceived instrumentality for value satisfaction." Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology 32, no. 3 (2001): 309-21.


Kerimova, Jamila. "High prevalence of self-reported forced sexual intercourse among internally displaced women in Azerbaijan." American Journal of Public Health 93, no. 7 (2003): 1067-70.


Narodnitskaya, Inna. "Azerbaijanian female musicians: Women's voices defying and defining the culture." Ethnomusicology 44, no. 2 (2000): 234-56.


Tohidi, Nayereh. "The intersection of gender, ethnicity and Islam in Soviet and post-Soviet Azerbaijan." Nationalities Papers 25, no. 1 (1997): 148-67.


Tohidi, Nayereh Esfahlani. 'Soviet in public, Azeri in private': Gender, Islam, and nationalism in Soviet and post-Soviet Azerbaijan. Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University, 1995.


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Blythe, Stephen E. "Azerbaijan's e-commerce statutes: Contributing to economic growth and globalization in the Caucasus region." Columbia Journal of East European Law 1, no. 1 (2007): 44-75.


Kovalev, Nikolay. "Lay adjudication of crimes in the commonwealth of independent states: An independent and impartial jury or a 'court of nodders'?" 11, no. 2 (2004): 123-58.


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Nationalism, ethnicity, national minorities


Asenbauer, Haig E. On the right of self-determination of the Armenian people of Nagorno-Karabakh. New York, NY: Armenian Prelacy, 1996.


Astourian, Stephan H. "The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Dimensions, lessons, and prospects." Mediterranean Quarterly 5, no. 4 (1994): 85-109.


Bacon, Kenneth H., and Maureen Lynch. "Lost in purgatory: The plight of displaced persons in the Caucasus." World Policy Journal 19, no. 4 (2003): 66-72.


Betts, Wendy. "Third party mediation: An obstacle to peace in Nagorno Karabakh." SAIS Review 19, no. 2 (1999): 161-83.


Bremmer, Ian, and Ray Taras, eds. Nation and politics in the Soviet successor states. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1993.


Cornell, Svante E. "The unruly Caucasus." Current History 96, no. 612 (1997): 341-47.


Cox, Caroline, John Eibner, and Elena Bonner. Ethnic cleansing in progress: War in Nagorno Karabakh. Zurich, Switzerland: Institute for Religious Minorities in the Islamic World, 1993.


Croissant, Michael P. The Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict: Causes and implications. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 1998.


Dailey, Erika. The Commonwealth of Independent States: Refugees and internally displaced persons in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, the Russian Federation, and Tajikistan. New York, NY: Human Rights Watch/Helsinki, 1996.


Denber, Rachel, and Robert K. Goldman. Bloodshed in the Caucasus: Escalation of the armed conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. New York, NY: Helsinki Watch Committee, 1992.


Dudwick, Nora. "Armenian-Azeribaijani relations and Karabagh: History, memory and politics." The Armenia Review 46, no. 1 (1993): 79-92.


Fraser, Niall M., Keith W. Hipel, John Jaworsky, and Ralph Zuljan. "A conflict analysis of the Armenian-Azerbaijani dispute." Journal of Conflict Resolution 34, no. 4 (1990): 652-77.


Frelick, Bill. Faultlines of nationality conflict: Refugees and displaced persons from Armenia and Azerbaijan. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Committee for Refugees, 1994.


Fuller, Elizabeth. "Transcaucasia: Ethnic strife threatens democratization." RFE/RL Research Report 2, no. 1 (1993): 17-24.


Goble, Paul A. "Coping with the Nagorno-Karabakh crisis." Fletcher Forum of World Affairs 16, no. 2 (1992): 19-26.


Goluboff, Sasha L. "Are they Jews or Asians? A cautionary tale about mountain Jewish ethnography." Slavic Review 63, no. 1 (2004): 113-40.


Hajda, Lubomyr, and Mark Beissinger, eds. The nationalities factor in Soviet politics and society. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1990.


Heleniak, Tim. "The changing nationality composition of the Central Asian and Transcaucasian states." Post-Soviet Geography and Economics 38, no. 6 (1997): 357-78.


Hewsen, Robert H. "Prelates and princes: The Armenian presence in Karabagh." Ararat: Quarterly Journal of Armenian Literature, History and the Arts 45, no. 186 (2006): 11-20.


Hoiris, Ole, and Sefa Martin Yurukel. Contrasts and solutions in the Caucasus. Aarhus, Denmark: Aarhus University Press, 1998.


Horowitz, Shale. "Explaining post-Soviet ethnic conflicts: Using regime type to discern the impact and relative importance of objective antecedents." Nationalities Papers 29, no. 4 (2001): 633-60.


Hunter, Shireen T. The Transcaucasia in transition: Nation-building and conflict. Washington, D.C.: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1994.


International, Amnesty. Azerbaydzhan: Hostages in the Karabakh conflict: Civilians continue to pay the price. New York, NY: Amnesty International, 1993.


Kolsto, Pal, and Helge Blakkisrud. "Living with non-recognition: State- and nation-building in South Caucasian quasi-states." Europe-Asia Studies 60, no. 3 (2008): 483-509.


Lester, Toby. "New-alphabet disease?" Atlantic Monthly 280, no. 1 (1997): 20-27.


Melander, Erik. "The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict revisited: Was the war inevitable?" Journal of Cold War Studies 3, no. 2 (2001): 48-75.


Mikaelian, Vardges, and Lendrush Khurshudian. "Several issues concerning the history of mountainous Karabagh." Armenian Review 43, no. 2 (1990): 51-65.


Moser, Robert G., and Farhad Malekafzali. "Primordial, instrumental identities and the formation of ethnic collective movements: The case of Azeri nationalism." Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism = Revue Canadienne des Ätudes Sur le Nationalisme 19, no. 1 (1992): 31-41.


Mouradian, Claire. "The mountainous Karabagh question: An inter-ethnic conflict or decolonization crisis?" Armenian Review 43, no. 2 (1990): 1-34.


Mukomel, Vladimir I., and Michel Vale. "Demographic consequences of ethnic and regional conflicts in the CIS." Russian Social Science Review 42, no. 3 (2001): 22-31.


Nolyain, Igor. "Moscow's secret initiation of the Azeri-Armenian conflict (a study in divide ad rule)." Journal of Slavic Military Studies 12, no. 3 (1999): 38-100.


O'Lear, Shannon. "Azerbaijan: Territorial issues and internal challenges in mid-2001." Post-Soviet Geography and Economics 42, no. 4 (2001): 305-12.


Rezun, Miron. Nationalism and the breakup of an empire: Russia and its periphery. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 1992.


Rieff, David. "Case study in ethnic strife." Foreign Affairs 76, no. 2 (1997): 118-33.


Rowland, Richard H. "National and regional population trends in Azerbaijan." Eurasian Geography and Economics 45, no. 4 (2004): 285-315.


———. "Population trends in a contested police-state: The case of Nagorno-Karabakh." Eurasian Geography and Economics 49, no. 1 (2008): 99-111.


Rupesinghe, Kumar, Peter King, and Olga Vorkunova, eds. Ethnicity and conflict in a post-Communist world: The Soviet union, Eastern Europe and China. New York, NY: St. Martin's Press in association with the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo, 1992.


Saroyan, Mark. "The 'Karabakh syndrome' and Azerbaijani politics." Problems of Communism 39, no. 5 (1990): 14-29.


Sharman, J. C. "Post-Communist state building and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict." Soviet and Post-Soviet Review 23, no. 3 (1996): 329-47.


Smith, Graham, ed. The nationalities question in the post-Soviet states. Vol. 2nd edition. London, England: Longman, 1996.


Suny, Ronald Grigor. "Provisional stabilities: The politics of identities in post-Soviet Eurasia." International Security 24, no. 3 (2000): 139-78.


Swietochowski, Tadeusz. "Azerbaijan: Between ethnic conflict and irredentism." Armenian Review 43, no. 2 (1990): 35-49.


Tishkov, Valery. "The nature of ethnic conflict." Social Sciences: A Quarterly Review of the Russian Academy of Sciences 25, no. 1 (1994): 36-50.


Vaserman, Arie, and Rami Ginat. "National, territorial or religious conflict? The case of Nagorno-Karabakh." Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 17, no. 4 (1994): 345-62.


Watch, Human Rights. Azerbaijan: Seven years of conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. New York, NY: Human Rights Watch, 1994.


Zourabian, Levon. "The Nagorno-Karabakh settlement revisted: Is peace achievable?" Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 14, no. 2 (2006): 252-65.


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Altstadt, Audrey L. "Azerbaijan and Aliyev: A long history and an uncertain future." Problems of Post-Communism 50, no. 5 (2003): 3-13.


Fairbanks, Charles H., Jr. "Armed forces and democracy: The postcommunist wars." Journal of Democracy 6, no. 4 (1995): 18-34.


Feher, Michel. Nongovernmental politics. New York: Zone Books, 2007.


Franke, Anja, Andrea Gawrich, and Gurban Alakbarov. "Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan as post-Soviet rentier states:

Resource incomes and autocracy as a double 'curse' in post-Soviet regimes." Europe-Asia Studies 61, no. 1 (2009): 109-40.


Fuller, Elizabeth. "Azerbaijan: Geidar Aliev's political comeback." RFE/RL Research Report 2, no. 5 (1993): 6-11.


———. "Azerbaijan's june revolution." RFE/RL Research Report 2, no. 32 (1993): 24-29.


Gambar, Isa. "The west doesn't know." Uncaptive Minds 8, no. 1 (1995): 45-49.


Hartzell, Caroline. "Institutionalizing peace: Power sharing and post-civil war conflict management." American Journal of Political Science 47, no. 2 (2003): 318-32.


Rasizade, Alec. "Azerbaijan after Heydar Aliev." Nationalities Papers 32, no. 1 (2004): 137-64.


Szajkowski, Bogdan. Political parties of Eastern Europe, Russia, and the successor states. New York, NY: Stockton Press; Essex: Longman Information & Reference, 1994.


Valiyev, Anar. "Parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan: A failed revolution." Problems of Post-Communism 53, no. 3 (2006): 17-35.


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Swietochowski, Tadeusz. "Azerbaijan: The hidden faces of Islam." World Policy Journal 19, no. 3 (2002): 69-76.


Tchilingirian, Hratch. "Religious discourse on the conflict in Nagorno Karabakh." Religion in Eastern Europe 18, no. 4 (1998): 1-20.


Wilhelmsen, Julie. "Islamism in Azerbaijan: How potent?" Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 32, no. 8 (2009): 726-42.


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Goluboff, Sascha. "Patriarchy through lamentations in Azerbaijan." American Ethnologist 35, no. 1 (2008): 81-94.


Hasanov, Rafail Musa Oglu. "Social capital, civic engagement and the performance of local self-government in Azerbaijan." Nationalities Papers 37, no. 1 (2009): 89-114.



Iunusov, A. S. "Migration in post-Soviet Azerbaijan." Russian Politics and Law 41, no. 3 (2003): 69-83.


Pfyffer, Gaby E., Anni Strèssle, Tamara van Gorkum, Franìoise Portaels, Leen Rigouts, Christine Mathieu, Fuad Mirzoyev, Hamidou Traore, and Jan D. A. van Embden. "Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in prison inmates, Azerbaijan." Emerging Infectious Diseases 7, no. 5 (2001): 855-61.


Pluchinsky, Dennis A. "Terrorism in the former Soviet Union: A primer, a puzzle, a prognosis." Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 21, no. 2 (1998): 119-48.


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Doroszewska, Urszula. "Oil and independence." Uncaptive Minds 8, no. 1 (1995): 34-44.


Gorman, Patrick. "The emerging army in Azerbaijan." Central Asia Monitor, no. 1 (1993): 31-36.


Radvanyi, Jean. "Observations on independence and statehood in Transcaucasia." Post-Soviet Geography 35, no. 3 (1994): 178-83.


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Aliyev, Fuad. "From stabilization to marketization: The political economy of reforms in Azerbaijan." Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 16, no. 2 (2008): 163-82.


Fuller, Elizabeth. "Paramilitary forces dominate fighting in Transcaucasus." RFE/RL Research Report 2, no. 25 (1993): 74-82.


———. "The Transcaucasus: War, turmoil, economic collapse." RFE/RL Research Report 3, no. 1 (1994): 51-58.


Goltz, Thomas. Azerbaijan diary: A rogue reporter's adventures in an oil-rich, war-torn, post-Soviet republic. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 1998.


Guliyev, Farid. "Post-Soviet Azerbaijan: Transition to sultanistic semiauthoritarianism?: An attempt at conceptualizing." Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 13, no. 3 (2005): 393-435.


Huttenbach, Henry. "Raspad--the political crises in post-Soviet Transcaucasia." Nationalities Papers 20, no. 2 (1992): 89-96.


Huttenbach, Henry R. "Post-raspad collapse in Caucasia (1992-1993)." Harriman Institute Forum 7, no. 1 (1993): 22-26.


Luchkina, L. "On poverty and defining the subsistence minimum." Russian Social Science Review 35, no. 1 (1994): 36-47.


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General history & descriptions


Leeuw, Charles van der. Azerbaijan: A quest for identity: A short history. New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 2000.


Paksoy, H. B., ed. Central Asia reader: The rediscovery of history. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 1994.


Zeynaloglu, Jahangir. A concise history of Azerbaijan. [S.l.]: F.P. Abasov, 1997.


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Breyfogle, Nicholas Brenton. "Heretics and colonizers: Religious dissent and russian colonization of Transcaucasia, 1830-1890." University of Pennsylvania, 1998.


Clark, James Dee. "The history of the Iranian province of Azerbaijan, 1848--1914." The University of Texas at Austin, 1999.


Dehghani, Yavar. "A grammar of Iranian Azari including comparisons with Persian." University of California, Riverside, 2009.


Ergun, Ayca. "State and society in the post-Soviet democratization of Azerbaijan: The republic of old comrades and new citizens." University of Essex (United Kingdom), 2003.


Essig, Andrew M. "Managing instability: America's pursuit of an "Expansion" Policy in the Caspian Sea region." The Pennsylvania State University, 2001.


Hedjazi, B. "The Caspian Sea regionalism in a globalized world: Energy security and regional trajectories of Azerbaijan and Iran." University of California, Los Angeles, 2007.


Herschman, A. "The politics of oil wealth management: Lessons from the Caspian and beyond." University of California, Los Angeles, 2009.


Heyat, Farideh. "Career, family and femininity : Sovietisation among Muslim Azeri women."  University of London, 1999.


Hoffman, David Isao. "Oil and state-building in post-Soviet Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan." University of California, Berkeley, 2000.


Hudson, S. "Deciphering the early evolution of the Caspian Sea: Chemical characterization of cenozoic mudstones of Azerbaijan." The University of Utah, 2008.


Ipek, Pinar. "Multinational corporations' investment in the oil and gas sectors of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan: Divergent corporate behavior in the age of globalization." University of Pittsburgh, 2003.


Ismayilova, L. "Intimate partner violence in three former Soviet Union countries (Azerbaijan, Moldova, and Ukraine): Prevalence, risk factors, and women's reproductive health." Columbia University, 2009.


Ivanov, Ivan Dimov. "Public concerns and perceptions about environment and health in post-Communist Muslim societies." Michigan State University, 2004.


Jordan, Elaine M. "Containment with a new face: United States foreign policy in the Caspian, 1989--2000." Arizona State University, 2003.


Klytchnikova, Irina. "Methodology and estimation of the welfare impact of energy reforms on households in Azerbaijan." University of Maryland, College Park, 2006.


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