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.
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Research Article| February 01 2009
Cambodia in 2008: Consolidation in the Midst of Crisis
Asian Survey (2009) 49 (1): 206–212.
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Caroline Hughes; Cambodia in 2008: Consolidation in the Midst of Crisis. Asian Survey 1 February 2009; 49 (1): 206–212. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.1.206
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