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Asian Survey. 2020; 60179–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.79
Published: 01 February 2020
...Ching-Hsin Yu Externally, Taiwan in 2019 was strongly influenced by China’s campaign for unification and the collateral impacts of the trade war between the US and China. The external factors further intertwined with domestic party politics ahead of the 2020 presidential and legislative elections...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601177–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.177
Published: 01 February 2020
... other political parties made them willing accomplices in the corrosion of Pakistan s already enfeebled democratic institutions. Finally, two Supreme Court judgments toward the end of the year showed a new judicial assertiveness but also a judiciary military cleavage, potentially setting up clashes like...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601159–164 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.159
Published: 01 February 2020
...Geoffrey C. Gunn Politically, the focus in Timor-Leste in 2019 shifted from infighting to crucial decision-making on petroleum exploitation. Contrary to international advice on risk management and the need to diversify the non-oil economy, a going-for-broke mindset with respect to a multi-billion...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 60161–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.61
Published: 01 February 2020
... widespread media reports centered on corruption allegations involving Cho s family.20 Despite these, and the negative public feelings toward Cho s family, Moon chose him as justice minister to complete judicial reform. Moon s decision threw the nation deeper into political turmoil and polarized society...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601165–176 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.165
Published: 01 February 2020
..., minorities, citizenship IN 2019 INDIA EXPERIENCED the reinforcement of trends that began in 2014 and which could lead to fundamental shifts in the country s politics and society, although not necessarily its international alignments. The major event during the year was the national election, the country s...
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Asian Survey. 2011; 5161065–1089 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2011.51.6.1065
Published: 01 November 2011
... reflects a low degree of judicial power in contrast to a high degree of the rule of politics. © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California 2011 grand mediation people's mediation conflict resolution China Asian Survey, Vol. 51, Number 6, pp. 1065 1089. ISSN 0004-4687, electronic ISSN...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595889–910 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.889
Published: 01 October 2019
..., Assassination, and Transition, Asian Survey 20:1 (January 1980): 68 69. 28. Ibid. STENT / CONTENTIOUS POLITICS IN SOUTH KOREA 897 The Modern Korean Polity: Democracy with Contained Contention The contemporary government of Korea includes executive, judicial, and legislative branches and is bound by a...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 594693–716 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.693
Published: 01 August 2019
... insurgency by targeting the TTP through a true counterinsurgency operation, rather than the conventional warfare tactics used earlier. This counterinsurgency shift involved a more judicious use of force, rather than simply more force, and deployed both enemy-centric and population-centric approaches, but...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593451–473 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.451
Published: 01 June 2019
...Arndt Emmerich This article discusses the involvement of Muslim organizations in disseminating political education and legal pragmatism in India. Drawing on qualitative fieldwork between 2011 and 2015, this study contributes to a better theoretical understanding of how Muslim organizations engage...
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Asian Survey. 2010; 505859–887 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.5.859
Published: 01 October 2010
..., judicial challenge, and sanctioning errant officials. As such, it is an effort of the Chinese government to integrate religious policy with its systemic socioeconomic and political reforms. KEYWORDS: state-religion relations, religious policy, political reform, democratiza- tion, Chinese politics...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593521–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.521
Published: 01 June 2019
... (FATA) of Pakistan have long been deprived of their basic civil rights and have desired political reforms to improve their lives. One of the sources of their suffering and hardship has been a century-old set of laws, the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR), now known as the FATA Interim Governance...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593474–499 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.474
Published: 01 June 2019
... Indo-Pakistan SHREY KHANNA is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Studies at Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India. He wishes to thank Arbina Phonglo, the editors at Asian Survey, and an anonymous reviewer for their help in preparing this article. Email...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593500–520 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.500
Published: 01 June 2019
... these coalitions have been ephemeral, and Malaysian politics continues to be based on racial arithmetic. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Malaysia Barisan Nasional Pakatan Harapan race-based politics 2018 elections ABDUL RASHID MOTEN The 14th General Elections in...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 592295–314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.2.295
Published: 01 April 2019
... defendants only a limited advantage in corruption trials in Taiwan. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 political corruption resource inequality theory judicial politics political development Taiwan CHUNG-LI WU Assessing the Effects of Political Factors on Court...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 591215–221 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.215
Published: 01 February 2019
...Rui Graça Feijó Timor-Leste entered 2018 with a political crisis that kept a minority government without the confidence of parliament. President Lú-Olo tried to resolve the situation by calling early elections, but the incumbency effect did not materialize, and the opposition won the polls. Timor...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 59198–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.98
Published: 01 February 2019
.... Army personnel were given judicial powers, and allowed to deploy inside the polling stations, reportedly against the wishes of most political parties.8 In many cases, the soldiers denied journalists entry into polling stations, evicted polling agents (party workers who observe the counting process...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 5861136–1159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.6.1136
Published: 01 December 2018
...Harrison Akins In 2016, Pakistan introduced a five-year plan to repeal the Frontier Crimes Regulation of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas and integrate the region into the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province. The political conflict between mashar (elders), who are advantaged by the law, and kashar...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 586973–994 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.6.973
Published: 01 December 2018
... formation of new Afghan security forces, judicial and legal reforms, establishment of an independent human rights commission, formation of a civil service commission, and creation of an independent central bank.9 However, it did not set timelines for any of these goals. The political system was to be...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 585847–873 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.5.847
Published: 01 October 2018
...Taylor C. McMichael Japanese distributive politics draws scholarly attention as a partial but powerful explanation of the LDP’s electoral dominance via the contention that the LDP rewarded its supporters and punished its opponents. But the empirical evidence disappears when intergovernmental...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 585920–941 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.5.920
Published: 01 October 2018
..., and natural resources). This narrow view of power fails to account for the role of small states in interna- tional politics. Though they often have limited hard power capabilities, small states have developed creative ways to incorporate themselves into interna- tional politics. Small states, like...