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By Kathleen Collins

ISBN-10: 0511275110

ISBN-13: 9780511275111

ISBN-10: 0521839505

ISBN-13: 9780521839501

Exploring the various roots of clans, and their political position and transformation throughout the Soviet and post-Soviet classes, this quantity argues that clans are casual political actors severe to realizing nearby politics. It demonstrates that the Soviet procedure used to be some distance much less profitable in reworking and controlling principal Asian society via removing extended family identities, than has frequently been assumed. Clans really inspired and restricted the regime's political trajectory more and more, throughout the later Soviet and post-Soviet sessions, and made liberalizing political and fiscal reforms very tricky.

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Political Parties and National Integration in Tropical Africa (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1964). Samuel Huntington, Political Order, pp. 140–141. Lloyd Rudolph and Susanne Rudolph, The Modernity of Tradition: Political Development in India (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1967). James S. Coleman and C. R. D. Halisi, “American Political Science and Tropical Africa,” African Studies Review, vol. 24 (September/December 1983), pp. 220–221. P1: KAE 0521839505c01 14 CUNY020B/Collins 0 521 83950 5 December 8, 2005 13:21 Clan Politics and Regime Transition in Central Asia and democracy did not reflect the deep social divisions, informal groups, and informal politics at the subnational level.

58 (Winter 1999), pp. 794–823; Gerardo Munck and Carol Leff, “Modes of Transition and Democratization: South America and Eastern Europe in Comparative Perspective,” Comparative Politics, vol. 29, no. 3 (April 1997), pp. 343–362; Gerald Easter, “Preference for Presidentialism: Postcommunist Regime Change in Russia and the NIS,” World Politics, vol. 49, no. 2. (January 1997), pp. , Elites and Democratic Consolidation in Latin America and Southern Europe (Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992).

1 (1999), p. 98. On regime endurance and durability, see Deborah Yashar, “Democracy,” p. 98–99; and Stephen Krasner, Sovereignty: Organized Hypocrisy (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999), p. 56. P1: KAE 0521839505c01 CUNY020B/Collins 22 0 521 83950 5 December 8, 2005 13:21 Clan Politics and Regime Transition in Central Asia Overview of the Book The book proceeds chronologically and thematically. Chapter 2 sets out the logic of an alternative model for understanding regime change in these informally clan-networked societies.

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