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Institutional change and political continuity in Post-Soviet Central Asia [electronic resource] : power, perceptions, and pacts / Pauline Jones Luong.

By: Jones Luong, Pauline.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge studies in comparative politics: Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 320 p.) : ill., 1 map.ISBN: 051104139X (electronic bk.); 9780511041396 (electronic bk.); 0511047533 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511047534 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780521801096 (hbk.); 0521801095 (hbk.); 9780511510199 (electronic bk.); 0511510195 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Representative government and representation -- Kazakhstan | Representative government and representation -- Kyrgyzstan | Representative government and representation -- Uzbekistan | Kazakhstan -- Politics and government -- 1991- | Kyrgyzstan -- Politics and government -- 1991- | Uzbekistan -- Politics and government -- 1991- | Gouvernement repr�esentatif -- Kazakhstan | Gouvernement repr�esentatif -- Kirghizistan | Gouvernement repr�esentatif -- Ouzb�ekistan | Kazakhstan -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1991- | Kirghizistan -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1991- | Ouzb�ekistan -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1991- | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- General | Binnenlandse conflicten | Representatie (politicologie) | Kiesstelsels | Organisationswandel | Kontinuit�at | Politik | Mittelasien | Uzbekistan- -- Politics and government -- 1991-Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Institutional change and political continuity in Post-Soviet Central Asia.DDC classification: 320.958 Other classification: 89.57 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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;
Summary: 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 distinct outcomes result from strikingly similar institutional design processes?
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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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;

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 distinct outcomes result from strikingly similar institutional design processes?

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