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Madeleine Reeves`s Publications

Публикации на русском языке

Ривз, М. (2016)  След, траектория, точка давления: как переосмыслить “региональные исследования” в эпоху миграции // Антропологический Форум. 2016 №. 1. С 97-116. [пер. с англ. Александры Касаткиной]

Ривс, М. (2014) Антропология Средней Азии через десять лет после «состояния поля» : стакан наполовину полон или наполовину пуст? // Антропологический Форум. 2014 №. 1. С 60-79.

Ривс, М. (2014) Дороги, разъединяющие Кыргызстан и Таджикистан. 24.01.14

Ривз, М. (2013) Как становятся «черными» в Москве: практики власти и существование мигрантов в тени закона // Гражданство и иммиграция: концептуальное, историческое и институциональное измерение / Под ред В. С. Малахова. М: Kanon+. C.146-177. Continue reading

Book Chapters

Reeves, M. (2017) ‘Economies of favour and indifference in Moscow’s temporary housing market’. In David Henig and Nicolette Makovicky, eds., Economies of Favour After Socialism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 73-95.

Reeves, M. (2016). ‘Time and contingency in the anthropology of borders: on border as event in rural Central Asia.’ In Tone Bringa and Hege Toje, eds., Eurasian Borderlands: Spatializing Borders in the Aftermath of State Collapse. New York: PalgraveMacmillan, pp. 159-198. 

Reeves, M. (2016). ‘The black list: on infrastructural indeterminacy and its reverberations.’ In Penny Harvey, Casper Bruun Jansen and Atsuro Morita, eds., Infrastructures and Social Complexity: A Companion. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 296-308.

Reeves, M. (2015). ‘In search of tolerantnost’: preventive development and its limits at the Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan border.’ In Marlene Laruelle and Johan Engvall, eds., Kyrgyzstan Beyond ‘Democracy Island’ and ‘Failing State’. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, pp. 79-98.

Reeves, M. (2014) ‘Politics, cosmopolitics, and preventive development at the Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan border’. In Nina Glick Schiller and Andrew Irving, eds. Whose Cosmpolitanism? Critical Perspectives, Relationalities, Discontents. Oxford: Berghahn, pp. 201-217.

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Reviews and review essays

  • 2015 – Debora Dergousoff. An Institutional Ethnography of Women Entrepreneurs and Post-Soviet Rural Economies in Kyrgyzstan. PhD dissertation, Simon Fraser University, 2014. Dissertation Reviews: Central and Inner Asia1st April.

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Journal Articles

Reeves, M. (2016). ‘”And Our Words Must Be Constructive!” On the Discordances of Glasnost’ in the Central Asian Provincial Press at a Time of Conflict.’ Cahiers d’Asie centrale 26 (1): 77-1

Reeves, M. (2016). ‘Diplomat, Landlord, Con-artist, Thief: Housing Brokers and the Mediation of Risk in Migrant Moscow.’ The Cambridge Journal of Anthropology, 34 (2): 93-109.

Ривз, М. [Reeves, M.] (2016) Sled, traektoriia, tochka davleniia: kak pereosmyslit’ “regional’nye issledovaniia” v epokhu migratsii [Trace, Trajectory, Pressure Point: Re-imagining ‘Area Studies’ in an Age of Migration]. Антропологический Форум 28 (2016): 97-116.

Reeves, M. (2016) ‘Infrastructural hope: Anticipating ‘independent roads’ and territorial integrity in southern Kyrgyzstan’. Ethnos (online first, no pagination).

Reeves, M. (2015) ‘Living from the nerves: deportability, indeterminacy and the feel of law in migrant Moscow.’ Social Analysis 59 (4): 119-136.

Laszczkowski, M. and Reeves, M. (2015) ‘Introduction: Affective States–Entanglements, Suspensions, Suspicions.’ Social Analysis 59 (4): 1-14  (Special issue on Affective States, co-edited with Mateusz Laszczkowski).

Reeves, M. (2014) “‘We’re with the people!’ Place, nation, and political community in Kyrgyzstan’s 2010 ‘April Events’”. Anthropology of East Europe Review 32 (2): 68-88.

Reeves, M. (2014) ‘Roads of hope and dislocation: infrastructure and the remaking of territory at a Central Asian border’. Ab Imperio 15 (3): 235-256.

Ривс, М. [Reeves, M.] (2014) Антропология Средней Азии через десять лет после «состояния поля» : стакан наполовину полон или наполовину пуст? [The Anthropology of Central Asian a Decade After ‘The State of the Field’: A Cup Half Full or Half Empty?’] Антропологический Форум, 20 (1): 60-79. Available in English here

Reeves, M. (2014) ‘Afterword: Neoliberal Opportunism.’ Anthropology Matters, 15 (1): 141-150.

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Border Work

Border Work cover-Border Work: Spatial Lives of the State in Rural Central Asia

Cornell University Press series on Culture and Society After Socialism, 2014.

In Central Asia’s Ferghana Valley, where Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan meet, state territoriality has taken on new significance in these states’ second decade of independence, reshaping landscapes and transforming livelihoods in a densely populated, irrigation-dependent region.

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Ethnographies of the State in Central Asia

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Ethnographies of the State in Central Asia: Performing Politics

(co-edited with Johan Rasanayagam and Judith Beyer). Indiana University Press, 2014.

This volume brings ethnographic research in Central Asia into long-overdue conversation with recent political anthropological debate on the state. By attending ethnographically to the various ways in which the state in Central Asia is practically enacted, morally navigated, remembered, invok Continue reading

Movement, Power and Place in Central Asia and Beyond

MovementMovement, Power and Place in Central Asia and Beyond: Contested Trajectories

Special Double Issue of Central Asian Survey (Vol. 30, issues 3-4, 2011), subsequently published as a volume in Routledge’s Third Worlds series (2012).

Drawing together established scholars and a new generation of historians, geographers and anthropologists, this volume brings empirical specificity and theoretical depth to debates about the politics of place-making in this diverse region, making an important contribution to Central Asian studies and a distinctive regional comparison to the ‘spatial turn’ in social analysis.
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Surviving the Transition

Surviving the transition_cover-Surviving the Transition? Case Studies of Schools and Schooling in the Kyrgyz Republic Since Independence

(co-authored with Alan De Young and Galina Valyayeva). Information Age Publishers Series on International Perspectives on Educational Policy, Research and Practice, 2006.

Drawing on ethnographic and case study methods, this book explores the everyday navigation of radical economic and political transformation within four school communities in rural Kyrgyzstan. The case study that I contribute, from Ak-Tatyr village of Batken district, Continue reading