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Authors: Theresa de Langis, Judith Strasser, Thida Kim, and Sopheap Taing

Title: "Like Ghost Changes Body"

Subtitle: A Study on the Impact of Forced Marriage under the Khmer Rouge Regime

Place: Phnom Penh

Publisher: Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Cambodia

Year: October 2014

Pages: 115pp.

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century | Asian History: Cambodian History | Types: Forced Marriage; Types: State Terrorism / Democratic Kampuchea



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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


Authors: Theresa de Langis: Academia.edu, ResearchGate

Contents:

  Acronyms (p. 8)
  I Executive Summary (p. 9)
    1. Key findings (p. 12)
    2. Recommendations (p. 17)
      a. Royal Government of Cambodia (p. 17)
      b. Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (p. 19)
      c. Non-Governmental Organizations and Practitioners (p. 20)
  II Introduction & Background (p. 21)
    1. Concept of traditional marriages in the Cambodian context (p. 24)
    2. Marriage during the Khmer Rouge regime (1975-1979) (p. 28)
    3. Marriage after the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime (post-1979) (p. 31)
    4. "Forced marriage" as a charge before the ECCC (p. 34)
  III Methodology (p. 37)
    1. Objective of the research (p. 38)
    2. Research design (p. 38)
    3. Limitations (p. 41)
  IV Results (p. 43)
    1. Survey (quantitative) findings (p. 44)
      a. Respondents’ demographic characteristics (p. 44)
      b. Marriage before the Khmer Rouge regime (p. 45)
      c. Marriage during the Khmer Rouge regime (p. 48)
      d. Marriage after the Khmer Rouge regime (p. 58)
      e. Impacts of forced marriage (p. 64)
    2. Case study (qualitative) findings (p. 67)
      a. Marriage before the Khmer Rouge regime (p. 68)
      b. Forced marriages and enforced conjugal relations under the Khmer Rouge regime (p. 74)
        Commitment ceremonies and marriage assignments (p. 74)
        Forced conjugal relations and rape (p. 78)
        Resistance and punishment (p. 84)
      c. Marriage after the Khmer Rouge regime (p. 87)
      d. Impacts of forced marriage (p. 96)
  V Discussion & Recommendations (p. 101)
    1. Key findings (p. 102)
    2. Recommendations (p. 107)
      a. Royal Government of Cambodia (p. 107)
      b. Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (p. 109)
      c. Non-Governmental Organizations and Practitioners (p. 110)
  VI Dedication & Acknowledgments (p. 111)
  Glossary (p. 114)

Wikipedia: History of Asia: History of Cambodia / Democratic Kampuchea | Marriage: Forced marriage | Terrorism: State terrorism