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Factors of Success of Police Reform in Post-Imperial / Colonial States: Comparative Analysis
Comparative Politics of Eurasia
This thesis is concentrated upon the analysis of the reform factors in post-imperial/-colonial states. The main purpose of this thesis is to find suitable and applicable solutions for the following research question: ‘what are the main factors determine the success of institutional reforms in the post-imperial / -colonial states?’ Furthermore, this thesis offers a profound investigation insight regarding all the post-soviet/imperial states, such as: Georgia, Russian Federation, Serbia, Moldova, and the Kyrgyz Republic as well as the postcolonial countries such as Kenya, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and India. The vital part of this thesis comprises of a broad theoretical background. All the countries mentioned above possess a strong nationalist movement, colonial legacy, social and political mobilization as well as mass public consolidation, which demands reforms and sets up a fight against corruption. Different countries possess a varied set of special characteristics of police reforms that share certain features. Some areas of these reforms are better suited to the police over others.