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Coping Strategies: Public Avoidance, Migration, and Marriage in the Aftermath of the Osh Conflict, Fergana Valley
This paper examines the changing survival strategies of Uzbeks in the aftermath of mass violent conflict in Osh in June 2010. After the riots, Osh Uzbeks were exposed to many difficulties. The Kyrgyz government used economic ...
Network or Community? Two tropes for analysing social relations among Uyghur traders in Kyrgyzstan
This article focuses on Uyghur traders from rural Atush trading in southern Kyrgyzstan, more precisely in Kadamjay in Batken. People from Atush are known to be especially gifted in trade across all of Xinjiang and Central ...
The localisation of the transnational Tablighi Jama’at in Kyrgyzstan: structures, concepts, practices and metaphors
The transnational Tablighi Jama’at (TJ), which emerged and expanded outward from India and Pakistan in the early and mid-twentieth century, started to extend its missionary activities into Central Asia in the course of the ...
Migration and patrilineal descent: the effects of spatial male mobility on social female mobility in rural Kyrgyzstan
Migration processes in Kyrgyzstan have given rise to fundamental social and demographic changes with the result that many villages and town quarters are nowadays inhabited solely by women, children and the elderly, whereas ...