elections

Behind the Facade by Lee Morgenbesser

Behind the Facade examines the question of why authoritarian regimes in Southeast Asia bother holding elections. Using comprehensive case studies of Cambodia, Myanmar, and Singapore, Lee Morgenbesser argues that elections allow authoritarian regimes to collect information, pursue legitimacy, manage political elites, and sustain neopatrimonial domination.

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Cambodia and the Year of UNTAC by Tom Riddle

This is the untold story of what really went on when the UN tried to manage free elections in Cambodia. Told with Riddle's salacious wit and touching insight, The Year of UNTAC staggers from adventure to adventure, quagmire to quagmire, as the UN's bumbling bureaucrats seek to bring hope to a country reeling from war.

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