The Political Economy of the Cambodian Transition by Caroline Hughes

By Caroline Hughes

Cambodia underwent a triple transition within the Nineteen Nineties: from warfare to peace, from communism to electoral democracy, and from command economic climate to unfastened marketplace. This booklet addresses the political financial system of those transitions, analyzing how the a lot publicised overseas intervention to convey peace and democracy to Cambodia was once subverted via the poverty of the Cambodian economic climate and by means of the state's manipulation of the movement to the loose industry. This research of the fabric foundation of stumbling blocks to Cambodia's democratisation means that the common theoretical hyperlink among economic system and democracy stands, even within the face of latest options of overseas democracy promotion.

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