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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Richard W. Whitecross 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...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (2): 240–260.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Subrata K. Mitra; Srikanth Thaliyakkattil The military standoff between Chinese and Indian troops in the disputed territory of Doklam brought forward the foreign policy dilemmas of Bhutan and its search for an optimal strategy toward its two neighboring big powers. This paper discusses Bhutan’s...
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Asian Survey (2014) 54 (1): 206–213.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Pramod K. Kantha The political stalemate prevailing in Nepal since the dissolution of the first Constituent Assembly (CA) in 2012 ended with the second CA polls in November. Bhutan’s second parliamentary elections in July and the opposition People’s Democratic Party’s victory over the outgoing Druk...
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (1): 84–92.
Published: 01 February 2013
... nation plunged to a new low. Anticipations grew in Bhutan over parliamentary elections in 2013. Bhutan’s decision to establish diplomatic relations with China was a historic milestone. Email: < [email protected] >. © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013...
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Asian Survey (2012) 52 (1): 138–146.
Published: 01 February 2012
... have delayed the constitution-making process. Corruption, impunity, and weak infrastructure combine to erode Nepali confidence in effective governance. Bhutan's democratic exercise continues to be carefully controlled by entrenched elites, but the country held its first-ever local elections...
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Asian Survey (2011) 51 (1): 125–130.
Published: 01 February 2011
..., democratization in Bhutan progressed slowly because local elections were delayed. Nepal Bhutan Maoists Democratic transition constitution-making © 2011 By the Regents of the University of California Asian Survey, Vol. 51, Number 1, pp. 125 130. ISSN 0004-4687, electronic ISSN 1533-838X. © 2011...
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Asian Survey (2010) 50 (1): 164–172.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Mahendra Lawoti 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...