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Power and Change in Central Asia

Edited by Sally Cummings

Routledge – 2001 – 168 pages

Series: Politics in Asia

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    978-0-415-25585-1
    November 14th 2001

Description

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.

Reviews

'Power and Change in Central Asia represents an important contribution to the literature that addresses the issues.' - Asian Affairs

Contents

Acknowledgements List of Contributors 1. Introduction: Power Change in Central Asia 2. Empire's Aftermath: A Comparative Perspective 3. Neopatrimonialism and the Prospects for Democratization in Central Asia 4. Kazakhstan An Uneasy relationship: Power and Authority in the Nazarbaev Regime 5. Kyrgyzstan Akaev and Presidential Leadership 6. Tajikistan A President and his Rivals 7. Turkmenistan Saparmurat Niyazov's Inglorious Isolation 8. Uzbekistan: The Karimov Presidency: Tamerlane Revisited Index

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Description: Edited by Sally Cummings. 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,...
Categories: Asian Studies, Asian Politics