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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2021) 54 (4): 98–116.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Vanessa Ruget; Burul Usmanalieva This article explores how Kyrgyz labor migrants in Russia view their host country’s government and its influence in Kyrgyzstan, including through the Eurasian Economic Union. Results suggest that migrants have nuanced, pragmatic pro-Russian views. They understand...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2012) 45 (1-2): 39–49.
Published: 29 March 2012
...Marlène Laruelle In Kyrgyzstan, nationalism combines a narrative on the titular ethnic group and its relation to a civic, state-based, identity, feelings of imperiled sovereignty, and a rising electorate agenda for political forces. Nationalism has therefore become the engine of an interpretative...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2010) 43 (3): 309–324.
Published: 21 August 2010
... of voting in Kyrgyzstan’s 2005 parliamentary and presidential elections.We find that traditional rural networks, rather than networks of voluntary associations, play the central role in the mobilization of voters. In addition, turnout is affected by long-standing cultural cleavages based on religion...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2010) 43 (2): 233–243.
Published: 08 May 2010
... as the constraints the mainly inexperienced merchants encounter. As will be shown, any success in retail activities depends greatly on the performance of other economic sectors. The main goal of starting a retail business is to minimize risks within the overall livelihood strategies of households in rural Kyrgyzstan...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2009) 42 (1): 141–163.
Published: 10 March 2009
... sector — with one of the biggest production shortfalls occurring in Kyrgyzstan, following the collapse of lake capture and pond-culture production. In 2005, aggregate landings were just 48 tonnes — barely 3 per cent of the catch level recorded in 1989. This article has two objectives. First it analyses...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2007) 40 (4): 441–458.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Vanessa Ruget; Burul Usmanalieva This article, using contemporary Kyrgyzstan as a case study, examines how state weakness is both reflected and reinforced at the citizens’ level. Based upon field research conducted in April and May 2007, we discuss three hypotheses. First, the inability...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2007) 40 (3): 315–342.
Published: 13 August 2007
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2007) 40 (2): 239–256.
Published: 23 May 2007
...Alan J. DeYoung Independent Kyrgyzstan has inherited the Soviet school system, including vospitaniye as an essential part. Soviet social policy was driven by the belief that building communism partly depended upon the creation of the ‘‘Soviet man.’’ Such an individual would demonstrate unwavering...