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Author Curtis, Grant.

Title Cambodia reborn? : the transition to democracy and development / Grant Curtis
Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, [1998]


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Description xv, 224 pages :map ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Toward Settlement of the Cambodian Conflict. Holocaust, Isolation - and War. The United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia -- 3. Creating a State: The (Second) Kingdom of Cambodia. Power Sharing. The Kingdom of Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge. Rising Political Tensions and Increased Factionalism. The July 1997 "Coup de Force" The Impact of the "Coup" -- 4. Rebuilding Cambodia: From Rehabilitation to Development. Toward Sustainable Development -- 5. The Cambodian Aid Market. Trends in External Assistance. Technical Assistance. Absorptive Capacity. Overcoming Aid Dependence. Private Investment and Development -- 6. Civil Society in the Post-UNTAC Period. Toward Restoring Life: Development at the Village Level. Buddhism, the Monarchy, and Social Change. Conflict Resolution. Nongovernmental Organizations and the Reconstruction of Cambodia. Corruption -- 7. Beyond UNTAC: Rebuilding a Country, Creating a State. Cambodia's Political Transition
From Rehabilitation to Development: Cambodia's Economic Transition. Cambodia and Social Change. Beyond Transition: Whither Cambodia? -- App. Promoting Rural Development
Summary This book examines Cambodia's uneasy renaissance as it emerges from years of conflict, isolation, and authoritarian rule. It assesses, in particular, the efforts of the government, NGOs, and the international community to facilitate Cambodia's various transitions to peace, democracy, and a market economy, as well as the strengthening of civil society
Analysis Cambodia
Overseas item
Political change
Social change
Transition economies
UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-218) and index
Subject United Nations. Transitional Authority in Cambodia.
Cambodia -- Economic conditions.
Cambodia -- Politics and government -- 1975-
Cambodia -- Politics and government -- 1975-1979.
Cambodia -- Politics and government -- 1979-
Cambodia -- Social conditions.
Author Brookings Institution.
LC no. 98025364
ISBN 0815716451 (paperback: alk. paper)
081571646X (cloth : alk. paper)