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<!--:en-->John A. Gould and Carl Sickner – Making Market Democracies? The Contingent Loyalties of Post-Privatization Elites in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Serbia<!--:--><!--:ka-->John A. Gould and Carl Sickner – Making Market Democracies? The Contingent Loyalties of Post-Privatization Elites in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Serbia<!--:-->

John A. Gould and Carl Sickner – Making Market Democracies? The Contingent Loyalties of Post-Privatization Elites in Azerbaijan, Georgia and SerbiaJohn A. Gould and Carl Sickner – Making Market Democracies? The Contingent Loyalties of Post-Privatization Elites in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Serbia

Neoliberal market reformers stress the ‘market building instincts’ of private owners to justify rapid forms of property transformation under illiberal political conditions. Authors employ a ‘path contingency’ approach to show that under illiberal, competitive… Read more »

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Joel Lazarus – Neo-Liberal State Building and Western ‘Democracy Promotion’: the Case of GeorgiaJoel Lazarus – Neo-Liberal State Building and Western ‘Democracy Promotion’: the Case of Georgia

In this paper, author argues that, rather than promoting democracy, Western foreign policy and diplomatic strategies and aid interventions have actually served to reinforce what Levitsky and Way (2002, 2010) call ‘competitive authoritarianism’ and… Read more »

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