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By Robert Elgie, Sophia Moestrup

This edited collection
examines the politics of semi-presidential nations within the Caucasus and
significant Asia. Semi-presidentialism is the placement the place there's either a
at once elected fixed-term president and a major minister and cupboard that
are jointly accountable for the legislature. There are 4 countries
with a semi-presidential structure during this area - Armenia, Azerbaijan,
Georgia, and Kyrgyzstan. The authors introduce the idea that of
semi-presidentialism, position the international locations in a basic post-Soviet context,
and evaluate them with Kazakhstan. They examine the connection between
semi-presidentialism within the formal structure and the verticality of power
actually, discover the level to which semi-presidentialism has been
answerable for the relative functionality of democracy in every one nation, and
chart the connection in the government either among the president, prime
minister and ministers, and among the administrative and the legislature.

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