Legal pluralism in Central Asia. The rhetorical emergence of state-sanctioned custom and customary Islamic law. In The Central Asian world, edited by Jeanne Féaux de la Croix and Madeleine Reeves. London: Routledge.

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Law. In: David Montgomery (ed). Central Asia. Contexts for understanding. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Das Recht der Anderen. Rechtsethnologie zwischen Pluralität, Indigenität und Alterität. In: Christian Boulanger, Julika Rosenstock und Tobias Singelnstein (Hg.). Interdisziplinäre Rechtsforschung. Eine Einführung. Wiesbaden: Springer. pp. 91-108.

2018                                                                                                                                                                    Saving face, evoking law. On the usefulness of symbolization theory for legal anthropology. In: Girke, Felix and Sophia Thubauville (eds.). Anthropology as hommage. Festschrift for Ivo Strecker. Mainz: Rüdiger Köppe, pp. 289-304.

Houses of Islam. Muslims, property rights and the state in Myanmar. In: Crouch, Melissa (ed.):
Islam and the State in Myanmar: Muslim-Buddhist Relations and the Politics of Belonging. Oxford University Press, pp.127-155.

Ordering Ideals. Accomplishing Well-Being in a Kyrgyz Cooperative of Elders. In: Montgomery, David (ed.): Negotiating Well-Being in Central Asia. Abingdon and New York: Routledge, pp.10-25.

(together with Johan Rasanayagam and Madeleine Reeves) Introduction: Performances, possibilities, and practices of the political in Central Asia. In: Reeves, Madeleine, Johan Rasanayagam and Judith Beyer (eds.): Ethnographies of the state in Central Asia. Performing politics. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 1-26.

‘There is this law.’ Performing the state in the Kyrgyz courts of elders. In: Reeves, Madeleine, Johan Rasanayagam and Judith Beyer (eds.): Ethnographies of the state in Central Asia. Performing politics. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 99-123.

Settling descent: Place-making and genealogy in Talas, Kyrgyzstan. In: Reeves, Madeleine (ed.). Movement, power and place in Central Asia and beyond: Contested trajectories. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 97-110. PDF available for download here.

Authority as accomplishment. Intergenerational dynamics in Talas, Northern Kyrgyzstan. In: Sengupta, Anita and Suchandana Chatterjee (eds). Eurasian Perspectives. In search of alternatives. New Delhi: Shipra, pp. 78-92. PDF available for download here.

Rhetoric of ‘transformation’: The case of the Kyrgyz constitutional reform. In: Berg, Andrea and Anna Kreikemeyer (eds.): Realities of transformation: Democratization policies in Central Asia revisited. Baden-Baden: Nomos. pp, 43-62. PDF available for download here.

Die Aksakal-Gerichte in Kirgistan: Historische Entwicklung und aktuelle Situation einer traditionellen Rechtsinstanz in Zentralasien [The aksakal courts in Kyrgyzstan. Historical development and current situation of a traditional legal institution in Central Asia]. In: Kemper, Michael and Maurus Reinkowski (eds.): Rechtspluralismus in der islamischen Welt: Gewohnheitsrecht zwischen Staat und Gesellschaft. Berlin: De Gruyter, pp. 342-358 (in German). PDF available for download here.

Sravnitelnyi analiz transformacionnykh processov v Kyrgyzstane i Nigerii (Zapadnaia Afrika) [Comparative analysis of transformation processes in Kyrgyzstan and Nigeria]. In: Iskakova, Gulnara: Konstitutsionnoe stroitelstvo prezidentsko-parlamentskikh vzaimootno-shenii na postsovetskom prostranstve. Bishkek: Soros-Foundation, pp. 44-55 (in Russian).