ISBN 9789381904961,Tajikistans Difficult Development Path

Tajikistans Difficult Development Path



Knowledge World Publishers

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789381904961

ISBN-10 9381904960


Number of Pages 464 Pages
Language (English)

Central Asia

Tajikistan Teeters on the Brink of Failure. This mountainous and landlocked country, the poorest in Central Asia, confronts the challenges of good governance and economic survival. These domestic struggles become even more problematic as international forces prepare to withdraw from neighboring Afghanistan, leaving Central Asian countries to ensure regional stability. In Tajikistans Difficult Development Path, Martha Brill Olcott traces the political, economic and social change following the countrys independence and international efforts to avert state collapse. The Tajik governments commitment to reform has been inconsistent, and substantial foreign assistance provided since the end of the countrys civil war has not led to the desired economic and political development