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Performing politics: The 2007 Parliamentary Elections in Timor Leste

McWilliam, Andrew; Bexley, Angie

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The 2007 national parliamentary elections in East Timor attracted high voter participation and was widely and favourably reported, but when the successful poll flared into violent post-election conflict, the possibility of realising political stability and national unity is again called into question. Despite the emergence of new political parties and a growing population of young aspirational Timorese voters who are shifting the grounds of political representation and rhetoric, the nation...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/36306
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, The
DOI: 10.1080/14442210701656029

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