Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 January 2019

248 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190843397

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Tantric State

A Buddhist Approach to Democracy and Development in Bhutan

William J. Long

Studies in Comparative Political Theory

  • Offers a unique, philosophically-grounded model of democratic governance and economic development founded on Buddhist principles
  • Explains how this alternative model for structuring society is operationalized in Bhutan
  • Provides a unique approach to the challenges of political polarization, economic inequality, and declining public trust in political institutions

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