Institutional change and political continuity in Post-Soviet Central Asia : power, perceptions, and pacts /

The establishment of electoral systems in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan presents both a complex set of empirical puzzles and a theoretical challenge. Why did three states with similar cultural, historical, and structural legacies establish such different electoral systems? How did these dis...

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Main Author: Jones Luong, Pauline.
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series:Cambridge studies in comparative politics.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Tables and Figures; Note on Transliteration; Acronyms; Acknowledgments; 1 The Continuity of Change; 2 Explaining Institutional Design in Transitional States; 3 Sources of Continuity; 4 Sources of Change; 5 Establishing an Electoral System in Kyrgyzstan; 6 Establishing an Electoral System in Uzbekistan; 7 Establishing an Electoral System in Kazakhstan; 8 Institutional Change through Continuity; Appendix I; Appendix II; References; Index.