Shrines and Neopatrimonialism in Southern Kazakhstan

Ulan Bigozhin, Wendell Schwab

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This chapter in the edited volume "Kazakhstan in the Making" explores aspect of the state constrcution in Kazakhstan on the local level.Based on the case of teh creation of a new shrine in a small in small city of southern Kazakhstan, Schwab and Bigozhin demonstrate how much the secular evereday space and the religious one are intimately articulated.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationKazakhstan in The Making , Legitimacy, Symbols, and Social Changes
EditorsMarlene Laruelle
PublisherLexington Books
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)978-1-4985-2549-7
Publication statusPublished - 2017


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