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Hutt, Michael (2017) 'Sociocultural and political change in Bhutan since the 1980s: reflections from a distance.' In: Dragsbæk Schmidt, Johannes, (ed.), Development Challenges in Bhutan: Perspectives on Inequality and Gross National Happiness. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International, pp. 19-27. (Contemporary South Asian Studies)

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This chapter argues that it can be instructive to compare sociopolitical developments in Bhutan with those in its close neighbour, Nepal, over the past three or four decades, and draws a number of parallels between them. It also argues for a more complex and nuanced approach to contemporary Bhutanese affairs on the part of foreign scholars.

Item Type: Book Chapters
SOAS Departments & Centres: Legacy Departments > Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of the Languages and Cultures of South Asia
ISBN: 9783319479248
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Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2017 16:07

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