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Chaos, violence, dynasty : politics and Islam in Central Asia / Eric McGlinchey.

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Author/Creator:
McGlinchey, Eric Max, 1973- author.
Publication:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011.
Series:
Central Eurasia in context.
Central Eurasia in Context
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (234 p.)
Subjects:
Authoritarianism -- Asia, Central.
Democracy -- Asia, Central.
Islam and politics -- Asia, Central.
Islam and state -- Asia, Central.
Comparative government -- Case studies.
Asia, Central -- Politics and government.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In the post-Soviet era, democracy has made little progress in Central Asia. In Chaos, Violence, Dynasty, Eric McGlinchey presents a compelling comparative study of the divergent political courses taken by Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan in the wake of Soviet rule. McGlinchey examines economics, religion, political legacies, foreign investment, and the ethnicity of these countries to evaluate the relative success of political structures in each nation. McGlinchey explains the impact of Soviet policy on the region, from Lenin to Gorbachev. Ruling from a distance, a minimally invasion
Contents:
Preface
Introduction
A post-transitions research agenda for the study of authoritarianism
The Soviet origins of post-Soviet autocratic variation
Kyrgyz chaos
Uzbek violence
Kazakh dynasty
Conclusion.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-8229-7747-8
OCLC:
878145883
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