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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (2): 272–294.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Youngho Cho; Mi-son Kim; Yong Cheol Kim This study takes a cultural approach to examine the unstable and contentious nature of Korean democracy. Analyzing an original nationwide survey conducted in 2015, we find that the democratic and participatory culture of the Korean people underlies Korean...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (3): 557–582.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Yida Zhai Democracy is a contested concept; this article empirically examines how Chinese people understand the concept of democracy in practice when they use this term. Using four rounds of national survey data, we seek to clarify the characteristics of the Chinese people’s perception of democracy...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 109–116.
Published: 01 February 2020
... human resource development, wooing foreign capital despite a challenging global environment. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 elections democratic regression protest Islamism infrastructure MEREDITH L. WEISS Indonesia in 2019 Democracy and Its Critics ABSTRACT A...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 February 2018
... in 2017 A Year of Feudal Fights in a Democracy ABSTRACT In 2017 Mongolians elected a populist president who is more assertive than his predecessors amid initial uncertainties introduced by a $5.5 billion IMF bailout package. The country continued to be embroiled in a fight over the fate of the 49...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 206–212.
Published: 01 February 2018
... Belligerent Democracy ABSTRACT The year 2017 dawned in Timor-Leste with positive promises. Diplomatic efforts to secure a new maritime boundary and improve access to natural resources ended in a favorable deal. Elections let people have a voice on disputes of the previous year. But the returns took many by...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (3): 548–570.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Muhamad Takiyuddin Ismail; Abdul Muein Abadi Germany is one of the major democracy promoters in Malaysia. Contrary to popular opinion, most of Germany’s democracy assistance is “regime-compatible.” By focusing on the role played by Germany’s political foundations, this article argues that the...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (5): 905–930.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Maiko Ichihara Despite Japan’s increasing emphasis on democracy support, the amount of foreign aid allocated to Indonesia for this purpose remains small. Furthermore, democracy support is mostly provided to state institutions, and little is provided to civil society. This article analyzes the...
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Asian Survey (2008) 48 (4): 580–602.
Published: 01 August 2008
... encourages them to appreciate the virtues of democracy. ©© 2008 by The Regents of the University of California. 2008 social capital social trust network democracy South Korea Asian Survey, Vol. 48, Issue 4, pp. 580 602, ISSN 0004-4687, electronic ISSN 1533-838X. © 2008 by The Regents of the...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., but political stability will lessen their effects. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 elections institutional change pre-electoral violence political stability earthquake recovery SUSAN OSTERMANN Nepal in 2017 Democracy s Festive Return ABSTRACT Despite...
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Asian Survey (2007) 47 (3): 393–414.
Published: 01 June 2007
... insurgent violence weakened those ties, enabling Maoists to mobilize support for insurgency. ©© 2007 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2007 Nepal democracy Maoist insurgency land tenure peasants 393 Asian Survey , Vol. 47, Issue 3, pp. 393 414, ISSN 0004...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (1): 67–74.
Published: 01 February 2015
... infrastructure in the garment sector. For the re-elected Awami League government, addressing employment issues is essential, given its focus on attracting foreign investment. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 democracy economy environmental crises SEZs political violence...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (1): 48–59.
Published: 01 February 2015
... after the Pakistani Taliban’s grisly terrorist attack on an army-run school in retaliation for the army’s offensive against them in North Waziristan. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Pakistan democracy military terrorism Taliban AQIL SHAH AND BUSHRA ASIF Pakistan...
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Asian Survey (2014) 54 (3): 445–470.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Jie Chen The overseas Chinese democracy movement, sustained by exiled Chinese dissidents in the West, has just reached its 30th anniversary. Despite a widely held view that it has declined and failed irrevocably from its moral and political height during the first half of the 1990s, new trends have...
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (5): 958–978.
Published: 01 October 2013
... structural incorporation into the U.S. base economy. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 compensation politics democracy Henoko Futenma Replacement Facility Okinawa BRAD WILLIAMS The YIMBY Phenomenon in Henoko, Okinawa Compensation Politics and Grassroots Democracy in a...
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (4): 607–628.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Pasuk Phongpaichit; Chris Baker This article analyzes the results of Thailand’s 2011 election in the context of the prior six years of political turmoil. It argues that the election was a landmark in restoring the prospects for electoral democracy in Thailand. © 2013 by the Regents of the...
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (1): 117–125.
Published: 01 February 2013
... society. Email: < nag-gunn@net.nagasaki-u.ac.jp >. © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 Indonesia economy politics governance electoralism foreign relations GEOFFREY C. GUNN Indonesia in 2012 An Electoral Democracy in Full Spate ABSTRACT Two sides of the...
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Asian Survey (2012) 52 (2): 239–246.
Published: 01 April 2012
.... Please direct all requests for permis- sion to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press s Rights and Permissions website, httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/reprintInfo.asp. DOI: AS.2012.52.2.239. JUGDEP S . CHIMA Changing Patterns of Democracy and Political...
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Asian Survey (2012) 52 (1): 227–232.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Parliament electing Peter O'Neill as the new prime minister. Late in the year, the Supreme Court ruled otherwise. © 2012 by the Regents of the University of California 2012 Email: < ranere@nri.org.pg >. Papua New Guinea democracy prime minister Abal Somare O'Neill Asian Survey, Vol...
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Asian Survey (2011) 51 (5): 971–992.
Published: 01 October 2011
... Mobilization in a Muslim Democracy ABSTRACT This article explains distinctive patterns of Islamist mobilization in Indonesia by focusing on the Prosperous Justice Party (PKS). It argues that the relatively solid party-mass relations and broad spatial penetration of PKS are conditioned by its organizational...
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Asian Survey (2011) 51 (3): 472–496.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Dae Jin Yi In this era of globalization, does democracy in Asia have a mediating impact on a country's public sector? As the first empirical analysis focused solely on Asian countries, this paper finds that, in general, democracies are associated with a larger government. In particular, democracies...