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

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 economic...

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Main Author: McGlinchey, Eric Max, 1973-
Format: Electronic
Published: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2011.
Series:Central Eurasia in context.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of 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.