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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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Abstract

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
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47925-5_2
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2017 16:07
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/24318

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