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Regime Change In Afghanistan: Foreign Intervention And The Politics Of Legitimacy

Amin Saikal William Maley



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31 May 2019
Regional studies; Politics & government
This book is a study of regime change in an underdeveloped country with a weak state and strong autonomous social organizations. Regime change is in many countries a traumatic and disruptive experience, but few countries have paid as high a cost to retain traditionally accepted relationships of authority as has Afghanistan since the communist coup
By:   Amin Saikal, William Maley
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Weight:   526g
ISBN:   9780367285425
ISBN 10:   0367285428
Pages:   190
Publication Date:   31 May 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Preface -- Introduction -- State, Societies, and Political Legitimacy -- The New Regime -- The Opposition -- Soviet Options -- The Geneva Debacle -- The Aftermath of the Withdrawal -- The Destructuring of Afghanistan -- Conclusion

Amin Saikal is professor and director of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (Middle East and Central Asia) at the Australian National University

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