Cambodia in 2008: Consolidation in the Midst of Crisis
Hughes, C. (2009) Cambodia in 2008: Consolidation in the Midst of Crisis. Asian Survey, 49 (1). pp. 206-212.
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The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) consolidated legislative control with a decisive election victory in 2008. Four contributing factors are identified: CPP control of local authorities who can deliver the vote, its marginalization of the opposition, the mass patronage enabled by an economic boom, and exploitation of a border dispute with Thailand.
|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Murdoch Affiliation:||Asia Research Centre|
|Publisher:||University of California Press|
|Copyright:||© 2009 by The Regents of the University of California|
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