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Where are all our sheep? : Kyrgyzstan, a global political arena

Author: Boris-Mathieu Pétric
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, [2015]
Series: Dislocations, v. 16.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After the collapse of the USSR, Kyrgyzstan chose a path of economic and political liberalization. Only a few years later, however, the country ceased producing anything of worth and developed a dependence on the outside world, particularly on international aid. Its principal industry, sheep breeding, was decimated by reforms suggested by international institutions providing assistance. Virtually annihilated by  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Boris-Mathieu Pétric
ISBN: 9781782387831 1782387838
OCLC Number: 896787590
Notes: Translation of the author's On a mangé nos moutons.
Description: xiv, 170 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : someone ate all our sheep --
Manas, UNESCO, and the Kyrgyz fabula --
Krygyzstan and good governance experts --
Elections and the promotion of democracy --
The fall of the common house --
The bazaar : symbol of a society of traders --
Civil society and election monitoring --
The transnationalization of politics --
Conclusion : the Kyrgyz laboratory and global politics.
Series Title: Dislocations, v. 16.
Other Titles: On a mangé nos moutons.
Responsibility: Boris Petric ; translated by Cynthia Schoch.

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After the USSR collapsed, Kyrgyzstan followed a path of economic liberalization, but after a few years, they produced little, and the country's principal industry of sheep breeding was decimated.  Read more...

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