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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2023) 56 (2): 1–32.
Published: 10 May 2023
...Adrian Zenz This study traces the evolution of systemic state-sponsored coercive labor in the cotton harvest in China’s northwestern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). The recent situation in the XUAR is compared to Uzbekistan, which implemented forced labor in cotton picking until 2021...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2009) 42 (3): 353–373.
Published: 07 August 2009
...Dina Rome Spechler; Martin C. Spechler Under the authoritarian regime of Islam Karimov, Uzbekistan has achieved independence and stability by exploiting its natural resources through a strategy of “staple globalism” and by balancing the great powers against each other. Since the breakup...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2007) 40 (2): 209–221.
Published: 26 April 2007
...Reuel R. Hanks The “re-Islamization” of society in independent Uzbekistan has proven to be a complex process, generating conflict in the social, cultural and political spheres. Since the early 1990s, the regime of Islam Karimov has sought to undermine any manifestation of “unofficial” Islam via...