Bhutan in 2019 was dominated by the change of government in late 2018, better diplomatic relations with India, and cultivation of relations with China. The economy was strong, with the country due to graduate from least developed country status in 2023, though unemployment is a concern.
Bhutan in 2019: A Change in Government
Richard W. Whitecross is Professor of Law at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland, and holds a Ph.D. in political and legal anthropology based on fieldwork in Bhutan. His academic research focuses on democratization, constitutional law, and human rights. The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author. Email: <R.Whitecross@napier.ac.uk>.
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Richard W. Whitecross; Bhutan in 2019: A Change in Government. Asian Survey 1 February 2020; 60 (1): 204–206. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.204
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