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Explaining Myanmar's hluttaw, 2011-2016 : transitional legitimacy and the politics of legislative autonomy

Win, Chit

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Transitional legislatures are essential institutions for entrenching democracy by providing legitimacy and by constraining the executive. This research examines the role of Myanmar{u2019}s legislature (the Hluttaw) during the country{u2019}s transition from the direct military rule. When it first met in January 2011, there was little disagreement that Myanmar{u2019}s legislature would serve as a rubber stamp because of the overwhelming majority of representatives from the ruling pro-military...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/155530
DOI: 10.25911/5c5806db39c7d
Embargoed until: 2026-12-30
Access Rights: Restricted access

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