Cambodia in 2012 mourned the death of its revered former King Norodom Sihanouk. The government was criticized for land conflicts and the deterioration of political liberties. Otherwise, the country enjoyed strong economic growth and basked in the international spotlight as Association of Southeast Asian Nations chair. Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party further consolidated its power, sidelining opposition parties and coopting disgruntled workers and farmers.
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Research Article| February 01 2013
Cambodia in 2012: Beyond the Crossroads?
Kheang Un is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. Dr. Un was a Fulbright Fellow in Cambodia in 2011–12, when information for this article was collected.
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (1): 142–149.
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kheang un; Cambodia in 2012: Beyond the Crossroads?. Asian Survey 1 February 2013; 53 (1): 142–149. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.1.142
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