Anatomy of a Crisis: Education, Development, and the State in Cambodia, 1953-1998

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University of Hawaii Press, 2000 - 256 pages
This work challenges the widespread belief that Cambodia's education crisis is part of the dreadful legacy of the Khmer Rouge holocaust in which thousands of students, teachers and intellectuals perished. It draws on an extensive range of sources.
 

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Contents

The Traditional Setting State Society and Education before Independence
9
Sihanouk and the Sangkum From Independence to Chaos
31
Lon Nol and the Republic The Declining State
67
Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge Building and Defending Cambodia
94
The PRK and the SOC The State in Transition
120
Ranariddh and Hun Sen From Uneasy Alliance to Coup
150
Conclusion
184
Notes
193
References
229
Index
251
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David M. Ayres is Ewing Post-doctoral Fellow in Education at the University of Sydney.

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