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Dictators without borders : power and money in Central Asia, Alexander Cooley & John Heathershaw

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Dictators without borders : power and money in Central Asia
Title
Dictators without borders
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power and money in Central Asia
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Cooley & John Heathershaw
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Language
eng
Summary
"A penetrating look into the unrecognized and unregulated links between autocratic regimes in Central Asia and centers of power and wealth throughout the West. Weak, corrupt, and politically unstable, the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan are dismissed as isolated and irrelevant to the outside world. But are they? This hard-hitting book argues that Central Asia is in reality a globalization leader with extensive involvement in economics, politics and security dynamics beyond its borders. Yet Central Asia's international activities are mostly hidden from view, with disturbing implications for world security. Based on years of research and involvement in the region, Alexander Cooley and John Heathershaw reveal how business networks, elite bank accounts, overseas courts, third-party brokers, and Western lawyers connect Central Asia's supposedly isolated leaders with global power centers. The authors also uncover widespread Western participation in money laundering, bribery, foreign lobbying by autocratic governments, and the exploiting of legal loopholes within Central Asia. Riveting and important, this book exposes the global connections of a troubled region that must no longer be ignored"--
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Dewey number
958/.043
Illustrations
  • illustrations
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Index
index present
LC call number
DK859.56
LC item number
.C666 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Dictators without borders : power and money in Central Asia, Alexander Cooley & John Heathershaw
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Includes bibliographical references(pages 243-280) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Central Asia beyond borders -- Inside-outside, onshore-offshore : how Central Asia went global -- Kazakhstan's most wanted : economic fugitive or democratic champion? The case of Mukhtar Ablyazov -- Tajikistan : the president of the warlords and his offshore state -- Uzbekistan's closed polity and global scandal -- Kyrgyzstan's Prince Maxim and the Switzerland of the east -- The new offshore silk roads -- Political exiles and extraterritorial repression -- Conclusion : confronting the challenge of global authoritarianism
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24 cm
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Extent
xvi, 290 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780300208443
Isbn Type
(hardback : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2016045895
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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illustrations, maps
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(OCoLC)959871147

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