Democratic transitions in Nepal and Bhutan ran into challenges in 2009. The integration of Maoist combatants, polarization among political parties, increasing ethnic assertion, and mushrooming armed groups have delayed constitution writing in Nepal and led to political instability. In Bhutan, societal assertion against limited rights and discrimination is increasing.
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Research Article| February 01 2010
Nepal and Bhutan in 2009: Transition Travails?
Mahendra Lawoti is Associate Professor of Political Science at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, U.S.A., and President of the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies. Email: email@example.com.
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Asian Survey (2010) 50 (1): 164–172.
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Mahendra Lawoti; Nepal and Bhutan in 2009: Transition Travails?. Asian Survey 1 February 2010; 50 (1): 164–172. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.1.164
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