Political Science Faculty Publications

Document Type

Article

Abstract

The U.S. and the EU employ sanctions to encourage regime change in Burma. This policy ignores serious problems of state capacity that impede a transition to democracy and would plague any transitional regime. Engagement with the current regime on issues of state capacity would improve the chances for a transition.

Publication Date

7-2005

Publication Title

Asian Survey

Volume

45

Issue

4

Start Page No.

622

End Page No.

644

Publisher

University of California Press

ISSN

0004-4687

DOI

10.1525/as.2005.45.4.622

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