Lecture23_Central_Asia

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Extra Credit Opportunity!!! Read the two papers on the course website ( http://faculty.washington.edu/srad/sis201 ) Come to lecture on Friday Write a one-page (double-spaced) response paper Turn it in to your TA by 6/5/08
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How to Fix Failed States? State-building: long-term commitment, intelligent planning, deep understanding of society and culture, international cooperation, lots of money, acceptance of casualties Governance reform Foreign aid Containment Why it’s difficult: collective action problem
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Central Asia* *but were afraid to ask May 21, 2008
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Central Asia
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Central Asia Fun Facts Poorest part of USSR; GDP/capita: Kazakhstan $7,800 Kyrgyzstan $1,700 Tajikistan $1,100 Turkmenistan $5,700 Uzbekistan $1,800 (US $46,000) Monocultures Mostly Muslim: Kaz (47%)-Turkmen (89%) Nations and borders artificial creations Thrust into independence in 1991
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Democratize?
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2008 for the course SIS 201 taught by Professor Scottradnitz during the Fall '08 term at University of Washington.

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