Corpus ID: 151010065

Looking back, looking forward : centralization, multiple conflicts, and democratic state building in Nepal

  title={Looking back, looking forward : centralization, multiple conflicts, and democratic state building in Nepal},
  author={M. Lawoti},
  journal={Policy Studies},
  • M. Lawoti
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Policy Studies
Executive SummaryThis monograph analyzes Nepal's past to derive guidelines for the future in the context of a planned new constitution through a Constituent Assembly. It seeks answers to the questions: Why did Nepal encounter multiple conflicts and crises during the 1990-2002 democratic period? And what can be done to avoid similar conflicts and crises in the future?From 1990 to 2002, Nepal witnessed a Maoist insurgency, exclusion of national, ethnic, and caste groups and women, and governance… Expand

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