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Asian Survey. 1967; 75292–304 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2642658
Published: 01 May 1967
...Stanley A. Kochanek POLITICAL RECRUITMENT IN THE INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS: THE FOURTH GENERAL ELECTION STANLEY A. KOCHANEK* While the study of elections and electoral behavior has received generous attention from political scientists, the nomination and selection of candidates has gone almost...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 573528–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.3.528
Published: 01 June 2017
...Adam Burakowski; Krzysztof Iwanek The Aam Aadmi Party (Common Man’s Party, AAP) has taken over part of the program of the Indian National Congress. The AAP was able to include new solutions within the traditional political repertoire. In Delhi the AAP took over the traditional Congress electorate...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 602290–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.290
Published: 07 April 2020
... makes it into Congress, he s presented with new opportunities to increase his wealth some that are unmatched in the cor- porate world. Why is Congress a Millionaires Club? CBS News, March 27, 2012 The median net worth of lawmakers was just over $1million in 2013, or 18 times the wealth of the typical...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601165–176 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.165
Published: 01 February 2020
... probably) fractious coalition. The major question the election poses is whether after 25 years of minority governments, mostly minority coalitions, from 1989 to 2014, the Indian party system has entered a new phase of one-party dominance like that enjoyed by the Congress from 1947 to 1989, except that the...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601100–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.100
Published: 01 February 2020
... between PAS on the one hand and other component parties, the Malaysian Chinese Association and the Malaysian Indian Congress, on the other, and to regain the support lost in GE14 from political parties in Sabah and Sarawak. The ideal scenario for UMNO is for Muafakat to replace the obsolete Barisan by...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 6018–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.8
Published: 01 February 2020
... important in any effort to rebalance the Asian regional distribution of power and to help India or ASEAN, for instance, to flourish. In 2018, Congress passed the BUILD Act, which was meant to stimulate investment in developing countries infrastruc- ture and thus to balance China s growing influence. There...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 596959–977 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.959
Published: 01 December 2019
... non-Malays and accept pluralism and multi- culturalism. The Chinese were especially happy when Badawi openly admit- ted to Chinese ancestry and that his wife was half-Japanese. This was in contrast to Mahathir, who had never admitted to his Indian ancestry and instead emphasized his Malay nationalism...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 5961044–1069 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1044
Published: 01 December 2019
... oceans, the free and open Pacific and Indian Oceans, hold the key to stability and prosperity in the international commu- nity. 35 The strategy calls for the promotion of the rule of law, freedom of 32. Nihon Keizai Shimbun, May 4, 2016. 33. Ibid. 34. Sankei Shimbun, June 13, 2017. 35. MOFA, 2016...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593548–572 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.548
Published: 01 June 2019
... the Indian National Congress led government. 4. A committee to review the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was set up in 2000 under Prime Minister A. B. Vajpayee (of the BJP). The committee submitted its report in 2009, which was sup- ported by the Indian National Congress government and slated for...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593451–473 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.451
Published: 01 June 2019
... public discourse. I then consider the political context for Muslim minorities in India and how the policies of the Indian National Congress government between 2004 and 2014 contributed to the political participation of the Mus- lim community, before I introduce the case study of the PFI. In the empirical...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593474–499 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.474
Published: 01 June 2019
... behavior as the security state mandates it to pursue offensive realism OK. 476 ASIAN SURVEY 59:3 soften in a post-Kashmir world, as it is based on the idea that India and Pakistan are strategic equals, and hence greater Indian influence in the region undermines the national interest of Pakistan. The...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593500–520 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.500
Published: 01 June 2019
... the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA), the Malaysian Indian Congress, Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia (Malaysian People s Move- ment Party, GERAKAN), and other smaller parties. Former Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has led the coalition since becoming UMNO president in 2009. As a ruling coalition...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 592315–336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.2.315
Published: 01 April 2019
... Nineteenth Century Bengal, in Bagchi (ed Indian Women: Myth and Reality (Hyderabad: Sangam Books, 1995) 5. Though there were a few instances in the Hindu scriptures discussing a lower-caste woman s relationship with a Brahmin or Kshatriya man, lower-caste women are not given the status of wife or chief wife...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 592360–381 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.2.360
Published: 01 April 2019
.... 360 For China, the most significant outcome was the re-election of pro-China General Secretary Trong and the defeat of pro-US Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung at the CPV s 12th congress, in January 2016. For Vietnam, the three consecutive visits were designed to reap the benefits of diplomatic goodwill...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 59185–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.85
Published: 01 February 2019
... Congress Party administration, was designed to deter hate crimes against the SC/ST community. A provision mandated that, in essence, any person accused of offenses listed under the law would have the 2. Unlike in the US system, cases in the Indian Supreme Court s docket are decided by smaller benches drawn...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 59198–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.98
Published: 01 February 2019
... provincial levels, and most of the top leaders of other established Islamist parties, Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (Congress of Islamic Scholars, headed by Maulan Fazlur Rehman) and Jamaat-e-Islami (Islamic Congress), lost elections. Their electoral alliance, the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (United Action Council...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 586973–994 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.6.973
Published: 01 December 2018
... projects or decided where it was to be spent. Of the $70 billion which the US Congress has approved for assistance to Afghanistan since 2001, only $2.1 billion was on-budget, and of this, only $46 million, or less than 1%, was at the discretion of the Afghan government.30 Some bilateral donors operated...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 584660–678 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.4.660
Published: 01 August 2018
... Journal of Urban and Regional Research 37:4 (2013): 1213 32. 17. Eric Hyer, China s Policy towards Uighur Nationalism, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs 26:1 (2006): 75 86. 18. David Brewster, Beyond the String of Pearls : Is There Really a Sino-Indian Security Dilemma in the Indian Ocean? Journal of...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 583392–415 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.3.392
Published: 01 June 2018
... the PRC would like to institutionalize the procedures of Article 158 of the Basic Law, which gives the power of interpreting the Basic Law to the Standing Committee of the National People s Congress (SCNPC).9 From 1997 to 2016, the SCNPC interpreted the Basic Law five times first in June 1999, over...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 582341–364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.2.341
Published: 01 April 2018
... interviewees) had been spent on handouts. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Indian National Congress (INC) candidates, also seen as serious contenders, had spent far more: estimates vary from 1 to 5 crore (US$ 306,000 765,000) for the BJP candidate, and from 2.5 to 6 crore (US$ 382,000 918,000) for the INC...