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Author Radnitz, Scott, 1978-

Title Weapons of the wealthy : predatory regimes and elite-led protests in Central Asia / Scott Radnitz

Publ Info Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2010
 PC  DK918.8757 .R33 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DK918.8757 .R33 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  DK918.8757 .R33 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 231 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : puzzles of people power -- Institutional uncertainty and elite-led mobilization -- The view from below : communities as sites for collective action -- The view from above : state influences on elite opportunities -- Linkages across classes : the development of subversive clientelism -- Mobilization in rural Kyrgyzstan -- Elite networks and the Tulip Revolution -- Assessing the dynamics of mobilization in diverse contexts -- Conclusion : political economies, hybrid regimes, and challenges to democratization
LC subject Demonstrations -- Kyrgyzstan
Demonstrations -- Uzbekistan
Political participation -- Kyrgyzstan
Political participation -- Uzbekistan
Elite (Social sciences) -- Kyrgyzstan
Elite (Social sciences) -- Uzbekistan
Kyrgyzstan -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Uzbekistan -- Politics and government -- 21st century
ISBN 9780801449536 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801449537 (cloth : alk. paper)