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Caretaking DemocratizationThe Military and Political Change in Myanmar$
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Renaud Egreteau

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780190620967

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190620967.001.0001

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Restoring Parliamentary Democracy

Restoring Parliamentary Democracy

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(p.65) 3 Restoring Parliamentary Democracy
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Caretaking Democratization
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Renaud Egreteau

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190620967.003.0004

Continuing to explain the transformative processes at work in post-junta Myanmar, this chapter focuses on one of the most unexpected positive developments of the past few years: the resurgence of parliamentary politics, in a country long deprived of any legislative activity. The first “post-junta” legislature drafted after the controversial 2010 election, and subsequent 2012 by-election, has gained heightened political status. However, still in its infancy, Myanmar’s new parliamentary institutions remain vulnerable. The second post-SPDC legislature shaped after the November 2015 elections is bound to face formidable challenges. This chapter evaluates the initial performance and functioning of the post-SPDC legislature and identifies its most significant weaknesses.

Keywords:   Parliamentarians, Legislative politics, Elite sociology, Hluttaw, Myanmar

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