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Beyond the numbers: political inclusion and CDF in Nepal

Rai, Jayanta (2022) Beyond the numbers: political inclusion and CDF in Nepal. South Asia @ LSE (29 Apr 2022). Blog Entry.

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Nepal’s civil war ended in 2006. The post-war political transition has opened up opportunities to increase the political representation of marginalised and disadvantaged groups. While representation of women and of disadvantaged caste/ethnic groups in Parliament has increased significantly, the simple numerical data tells a partial story. Behind the ostensibly representative political institutions, new practices perpetuate the dominance of male high-caste elites. Jayanta Rai looks at the role played by the Constituency Development Fund in this process.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2022 09:36
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:44

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