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Markets and Politics in Central Asia

1st Edition

By Gregory Gleason


192 pages

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Over a decade after national independence, it is apparent that the contrasting development strategies adopted by the five new governments of Central Asia have led to significantly different outcomes. This well-written and timely book analyses how the development strategies of these countries have affected their transition from communist governance.

Table of Contents

1. Markets and Politics 2. Post-Communist Policy Choice 3. Kazakhstan and Globalization 4. Kyrgyzstan on the Reform Path 5. Civil War and Reconstruction in Tajikistan 6. Petro-Dollars and 'Positive Neutrality' in Turkmenistan 7. Neo-Mercantilism and the 'Uzbek Path' 8. Structural Stability and Political Liberalisation

About the Author

Gregory Gleason is Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, University of New Mexico

About the Series

Economies in Transition to the Market

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / Economics