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Government, politics, and social structure in Laos

Joel Martin Halpern

Government, politics, and social structure in Laos

a study of tradition and innovation.

by Joel Martin Halpern

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Published by Southeast Asia Studies, Yale University, [distributed by the Cellar Book Shop, Detroit in [New Haven] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Laos
    • Subjects:
    • Laos -- Social conditions,
    • Laos -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesYale University Southeast Asia Studies. Monograph series,, no. 4, Monograph series (Yale University. Southeast Asia Studies) ;, no. 4.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN700.L3 H33
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 184, [13] p.
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5914575M
      LC Control Number64016987
      OCLC/WorldCa263435


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- Laos is granted semi-autonomy as an associated state within the French Union. - Independence restored after the end of French rule. Civil war breaks between royalists and the communist.

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Social structure creates a sense of identity for Laotians. Men are more prominent than women in business due to cultural issues including a difference in literacy rates between the genders. Recent government policies are helping to increase literacy rates which will help future Laotians in business.

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The supreme political and policy-making authority of the People's Democratic Republic of Laos is the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (Phak Pasaxon Pativat Lao) under the constitution, the work of which is reviewed at five-yearly Party Congresses which consider plans and strategies for national development and elect the President of the Party, the members of the Political Bureau.

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The aristocratic families were shorn of their influence, but a new elite with privileged access to the communist roots of power emerged, and clients of lower status have searched them out as patrons.

Laos, landlocked country of northeast-central mainland Southeast Asia. It consists of an irregularly round portion in the north that narrows into a peninsula-like region stretching to the southeast. Overall, the country extends about miles (1, km) from northwest to southeast.

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