Cambodia in 2007 - Development and dispossession

Caroline Hughes

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This year saw continued economic growth but increasing discontent over inequality and dispossession. Mindful of upcoming elections, Prime Minister Hun Sen declared a "war on land-grabbing," with little practical effect. Infighting within the political opposition consolidated the government's electoral prospects, while the protests of the poor were forcibly suppressed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)69-74
Number of pages6
JournalAsian Survey
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008


  • Cambodia
  • development
  • dispossession
  • elections
  • inequality


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