Asli Baykal

From Bolsheviks to Busheviks: The Uzbek Political Elite

Introduction: “Transition” to What? As in many postsocialist states, the buzzword in Uzbekistan in the last fifteen years has been “transition,” a term that obscures more than it illuminates. The common assumption is that the transition is from command economy to market economy and from authoritarianism to democracy. In many of these states, however, the …
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