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Power and change in Central Asia /
edited by Sally N. Cummings.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
viii, 158 p.
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London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This volume offers the first systematic comparison of political change, leadership style and stability in Central Asia. The contributors, all leading international specialists on the region, offer focused case-studies of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, comparing how the regimes have further consolidated their power and resisted change.
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This collection of writings is a comparison of political change, leadership style and stability in Central Asia. It comprises case studies from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements List of Contributors
Introduction: Power Change in Central Asia Sally Cummings
Empire's Aftermath: A Comparative Perspective Dominic Lieven
Neopatrimonialism and the Prospects for Democratization in Central Asia
Kazakhstan An Uneasy relationship: Power and Authority in the
Kyrgyzstan Akaev and Presidential Leadership Eugene Huskey
Tajikistan A President and his Rivals
Turkmenistan Saparmurat Niyazov's Inglorious Isolation
Uzbekistan The Karimov Presidency: Tamerlane Revisited
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