Tantric state: a Buddhist approach to democracy and development in Bhutan

Bhutan is the only mixed-market, democratic nation in the world founded on Buddhist principles and values, rather than Western-liberal ones. This text explains Bhutan's unique model of democracy and economic development, its philosophical foundations and its practical relevance as an alternativ...

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Main Author: Long, William J. 1956-
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Oxford University Press [2019]
Series/Journal:Studies in comparative political theory
Oxford scholarship online Political Science
Further subjects:B Democracy ; Bhutan
B Religion and politics ; Bhutan
B Bhutan Politics and government
B Democracy (Bhutan)
B Religion And Politics (Bhutan)
B Buddhism and politics ; Bhutan
B Bhutan ; Politics and government
B Buddhism and politics (Bhutan)
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Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
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Summary:Bhutan is the only mixed-market, democratic nation in the world founded on Buddhist principles and values, rather than Western-liberal ones. This text explains Bhutan's unique model of democracy and economic development, its philosophical foundations and its practical relevance as an alternative approach to today's political and economic challenges
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and indexPreviously issued in print: 2019Zielgruppe - Audience: Specialized
ISBN:019084342X
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190843397.001.0001