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Schmidt, Johannes Dragsbæk

Development Challenges in Bhutan

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Table of contents

1. Development Challenges in Bhutan: Perspectives on Inequality and Gross National Happiness
Johannes Dragsbaek Schmidt

Part I. Comparing Bhutan’s Development Trajectories

2. Sociocultural and Political Change in Bhutan Since the 1980s: Reflections from a Distance
Michael Hutt

3. Donor-Assisted Ethno-nationalism and Education Policy in Bhutan
Johannes Dragsbaek Schmidt

Part II. GNH, Equality and Inclusion/Exclusion

4. Gross National Happiness and Inequality
Winnie Bothe

5. Distress Migration and Individual Happiness in Bhutan
Mahmood Ansari

Part III. Culture, Legal Issues and the Politics of Change

6. A Form of “Democratization Project” in Contemporary Bhutan: Being Apolitical and Being Religious
Mari Miyamoto

7. Law, “Tradition” and Legitimacy: Contesting Driglam Namzha
Richard W. Whitecross

Part IV. Governance and Integration

8. Between Hopeful Intentions and Disenchanting Constraints: Lessons Learned in Bhutan’s Nationwide E-Governance Initiative
Norbert Wildermuth, Devi Bhakta Suberi

9. Disaster Governance, Inequality and Poverty Alleviation in Bhutan: Towards Integrated and Preventive Policies
Caroline Brassard

Part V. Health, Food and Disparities

10. Regional Disparities and Food Problems in Bhutan
Mahmood Ansari

11. Policy Synergies in Health-Promoting Education in Bhutan
Johannes Dragsbaek Schmidt, Line Kikkenborg Christensen

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Development Studies, Political Economy, Development Economics, Social Justice, Equality and Human Rights, Asian Politics

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Contemporary South Asian Studies
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319479255
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-47924-8

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