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Central Asia: Clan-tastic

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Elections, Ethnicity & Race

Christine Quirk looks [1] at how clans shape political behaviour and in how far they make it difficult to enfranchise groups who might have different viewpoints or are far down on the clan power structure.