ANALYSIS OF COMMUNICATION CHANNELS OF STATE BODIES WITH THE POPULATION
ACSH (2023). Analytical report on the analysis of communication channels used by government agencies with the population. Astana: Astana Civil Service Hub.
This report was prepared on the basis of a study conducted by Gulden Ashkenova and Ainur Mazhitova in October-December 2022 commissioned by the Astana Civil Service Hub (ACSH) in accordance with the request of the Ministry of Information and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
This study is an analysis of 15 channels of communication between state bodies and citizens with the identification of actors, the sequence of steps (operations), the rules of their work, the effectiveness in achieving the desired result on the part of the population, and comparison with international practice.
ANALYSIS OF THE MIGRATION PROCESS FROM CENTRAL ASIAN COUNTRIES (KAZAKHSTAN, KYRGYZSTAN, UZBEKISTAN) TO SOUTH KOREA: CONDITION, STRUCTURE, STRATEGY
А 53 Analysis of the migration process from Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan) to South Korea: condition, structure, strategy – Edited by Botagoz Rakisheva – Korea Foundation, Public Opinion Research Institute, 2022 – Аstana – 160 p.
This report was prepared based on the results of the international project “Analysis of the migration process from Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan) to South Korea: condition, structure, strategy” conducted by the Public Opinion Research Institute with the grant support of the Korea Foundation under the program Policy-oriented Research Support Program-2021.
The report includes the results of a research conducted in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and South Korea in 2022. The research examined the issues of ethnic, labor, undocumented, educational, marriage migration from Central Asian countries to South Korea through surveys with migrants and experts, as well as content analysis of social networks, media and desk research.
Taking into account the relevance of migration issues and its consequences for international relations, politics, economy and society as a whole, it is important to comprehensively study this area and permanently monitor its condition both in the countries from which the migration flow occurs and in the host country.
This report is recommended to specialists in the field of migration, international relations, diasporology, Korean studies.
ILLEGAL MIGRATION OF KAZAKHSTANIS TO SOUTH KOREA
R20. Botagoz Rakisheva. Illegal migration of Kazakhstanis to South Korea. – Kazakhstan Council on International Relations (KCIR) – Nur-Sultan, 2020.- p. 60
The book includes the results of a study of illegal migration from Kazakhstan to South Korea. Based on official statistics, the results of sociological research, interviews with illegal migrant workers, marriage migrants and observations, the author reveals the peculiarities of the formation of labor youth migration, adaptation and integration of migrants in South Korean society.
The presence of 10 thousand Kazakhstanis - undocumented migrant workers illegally working in South Korea, requires attention and government regulation.
Recommended for the experts in the field of migration, international relations, diasporology.
VALUES OF KAZAKHSTAN SOCIETY IN THE SOCIOLOGICAL DIMENSION
Ц 37 Values of Kazakhstan society in the sociological dimension. Almaty: «DELUXE Printery» LLP» publisher, 2020 - 143 p.
The book undertakes a structured analysis of the values of modern Kazakhstani society, based on both well-known classical models and original author's approaches. The book is based on a sociological study carried out on a national representative sample and which made it possible to describe the value portrait of Kazakhstan citizens, taking into account the specifics of social groups and regions. The key vectors of the transformation of values in Kazakhstan in the framework of global trends and the national strategy of spiritual modernization have been identified.
The book is addressed to scientists, politicians, statesmen and public figures, representatives of business circles, journalists, teachers and university students and is of interest to everyone who seeks to understand the complex structure of social and cultural processes in modern Kazakhstan.
YOUTH OF CENTRAL ASIA. Comparative review
YOUTH OF CENTRAL ASIA. Comparative review. Under scientific supervision of prof. Klaus Hurrelmann and Peer Teschendorf (Germany, Berlin). Almaty, 2017- pp.56
This publication was prepared on the basis of the intercountry sociological research “Youth of Central Asia”, conducted on the request of the Representative Office of Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Kazakhstan by the Public Opinion Research Institute (Astana, Kazakhstan). A sociological research in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan was conducted in 2014-2015. According to a uniform methodology, youth surveys 1,000 respondents aged from 14 to 29 each, focus groups and in-depth interviews were conducted. The sociological research was based on the methodology of the German research project Shell Youth Study, conducted in Germany since 1953. Scientific adviser of the project: Professor Klaus Hurrelmann, one of the founders of the Shell Youth Study, and Peer Teschendorf, Head of the Representative Office of F. Ebert Foundation (2012-2016).
The research methodology is based on the application of international standards when choosing a survey method and conducting a research. The survey questionnaire was based on a basic questionnaire adapted for each country studied, and a joint briefing was held with researchers from four countries. In each country, a survey was conducted by regional supervisors. Four books prepared by national experts were published according to the results of a sociological research for each country. This comparative publication presents the main results of a sociological research conducted in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
The book was published with financial support of the Public Opinion Research Institute.
Youth in Central Asia: Kazakhstan.
Based on a sociological survey. Research Advisor: Prof. Klaus Hurrelmann (Berlin, Germany). Almaty, 2016 – pp. 285.
This analytical work, produced by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Representative Office in Kazakhstan, looks at the world of young people in Kazakhstan, and is based on the findings of a sociological study conducted across the country in 2014. Research methodology is based on that used in the Shell Youth Study, which is well-known in Europe, and adapted to the conditions and particularities of Kazakhstan. The survey centered on young people in Kazakhstan, and their main areas of interest, dreams and plans, values, opinions and conceptions, as well as on the issues and challenges they face in their socialization. Every reader will find something interesting and relevant in this report. This publication is intended for the general reader.
Youth in Central Asia. Kyrgyzstan.
Based on a sociological survey. Second edition. Research Advisor: Prof. Klaus Hurrelmann and Peer Teschendorf (Berlin, Germany). Almaty, 2016 – pp. 286.
The publication, prepared with the support of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Representative Office in Kazakhstan, is dedicated to the world of youth in Kyrgyzstan, looks at the world of young people in Kyrgyzstan, and is based on the findings of a sociological study conducted in 2014 in Kyrgyz Republic. Research methodology is based on that used in the Shell Youth Study, which is well-known in Europe, and adapted to the conditions and particularities of Kyrgyzstan. The survey covers many aspects of the life of young people in Kyrgyzstan, involve topics such as religion, politics, democracy, fashion, economic situation, the rights of various segments of the population, as well as bad habits and issues of everyday life, employment and financial well-being.
This publication is intended for the general reader.
Youth in Central Asia. Tajikistan
Based on a sociological survey. Second edition. Research Advisor: Prof. Klaus Hurrelmann and Peer Teschendorf (Berlin, Germany). Almaty, 2017 – pp. 396.
The scientific work contains a comprehensive analysis of empirical data obtained in the framework of a sociological study of youth in Tajikistan conducted in 2015. The book analyzes the main views, beliefs and values of Tajikistani youth in relation to society, economy, politics, education, employment, lifestyle, family, sexual culture, social and religious life, integration initiatives. This edition is one of the final publications of the research project of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Representative Office in Kazakhstan “Youth of Central Asia”, including studies about Kazakhstan (2015), Kyrgyzstan (2016), Uzbekistan (2016). These studies were carried out according to the unified Shell Youth Study methodology, which makes it possible to use these materials for comparative purposes. The publication was prepared with the support of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Representative Office in Kazakhstan. The work is intended for a wide range of specialists and readers interested in youth research and current trends in the life of society in Tajikistan.
Youth in Central Asia. Uzbekistan.
Based on a sociological survey. Second edition. Research Advisor: Prof. Klaus Hurrelmann and Peer Teschendorf (Berlin, Germany). Almaty, 2016 – pp. 280.
The monograph contains a comprehensive analysis of empirical data obtained in the framework of a sociological study of youth in Uzbekistan conducted in 2014. This public opinion survey covers the respondents' assessments of various spheres of state and public life of the country, the spiritual and moral state of youth, the attitude of young men and women to today's factors that determine the agenda both within the country and in the Central Asian region.
The publication was prepared with the support of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Representative Office in Kazakhstan. The work is intended for a wide range of specialists and readers interested in modern trends in the life of society in Uzbekistan. Taking into account the use by researchers of the sociological methodology “Shell Youth Study” adapted to the conditions of Uzbekistan, the conclusions of the authors can be compared with previous publications of the Representative Office of Friedrich Ebert Representative Office Foundation in Kazakhstan about youth in Kazakhstan (2015) and Kyrgyzstan (2016).
MEMORY FROM THE FLAME OF AFGHANISTAN: INTERVIEWS WITH WARRIORS-INTERNATIONALISTS OF THE AFGHAN WAR OF 1979-1989 BOOK 4. KYRGYZSTAN
Memory from the Flame of Afghanistan: Interviews with Warriors-Internationalists of the Afghan War of 1979-1989. Book 4. Kyrgyzstan / Edited by Elmira Nogoibayeva and Eleri Bitikci. The methodology developed by Marlene Laruelle, Botagoz Rakisheva, Gulden Ashkenova. – B.: 2021. –252 p.
This book is a continuation of the project “Afghan War 1979-1989 Through the Eyewitnesses (Oral history)”, implemented by an international group of researchers from the USA, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The methodology was developed by the project leaders Marlene Laruelle, Ph.D (USA-France) and Botagoz Rakisheva, Candidate of Sociological Sciences (Kazakhstan). The main objective of the project was to collect information about the Afghan war from its direct participants in order to preserve historical memory. This book includes the collection of oral history interviews with internationalist soldiers, participants in the war in Afghanistan. 21 interviews were conducted in Kyrgyzstan. The interviews in the book are given in their original form. The book uses photographs and documents from private archives of soldiers-internationalists. An exhibition “A Man at War” was organized and a documentary film was made. The authors thank the Open Society Foundation for the opportunity to publish the book.