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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (6): 1193–1216.
Published: 01 December 2015
... concept poses a potentially dangerous trap for the monarchy and its entire network. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Bhumibol Adulyadej Vajiralongkorn neo-royalism Thai monarchy Thaksin Shinawatra PAVIN CHACHAVALPONGPUN Neo-royalism and the Future of the Thai...
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Asian Survey (2012) 52 (5): 900–923.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid; Muhamad Takiyuddin Ismail This article argues that calls for the reassertion of royal power in Malaysia pre-dated the historic twelfth general elections of 2008. The erosion of UMNO’s hegemony accelerated the revival of the monarchy. Ironically, an institution strongly...
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Asian Survey (2006) 46 (1): 120–124.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Michael Hutt Whether monarchy and democracy can coexist was the key question in both Bhutan and Nepal during 2005. Two developments in Nepal will be major factors in determining the survival of the Shah dynasty and, in the longer term, whether the Nepalese nation-state survives as a sovereign...
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Asian Survey (2002) 42 (1): 198–203.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Lok Raj Baral ©© Regents of the University of California NEPAL IN 2001 The Strained Monarchy Lok Raj Baral In 2001 Nepal witnessed the first major disaster in its political history. The 250-year-old monarchy suffered a major setback fol- lowing the massacre of the king, the queen, and other...
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Asian Survey (1999) 39 (4): 613–632.
Published: 01 July 1999
... 1968 26 Rose, The Politics of Bhutan, p. 147 147 27 Rose, ibid., p. 147 Rose 147 The Politics of Bhutan 1977 Michael Aris, The Raven Crown: The Origins of Buddhist Monarchy in Bhutan [London: Serindia, 1997], p. 98 Aris 98 The Raven Crown: The Origins of Buddhist Monarchy in...
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Asian Survey (1993) 33 (2): 200–203.
Published: 01 February 1993
... Copyright 1993 The Regents of the University of California BRUNEI DARUSSALAM IN 1992 Monarchy, Islam, and Oil From an Observer The event that brought the resource rich Southeast Asian ministate of Brunei Darussalam into the foreign media spotlight in 1992 was the observance of the 25th...
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Asian Survey (1975) 15 (7): 616–628.
Published: 01 July 1975
...Louis D. Hayes Copyright 1975 Regents of the University of California THE MONARCHY AND MODERNIZATION IN NEPAL Louis D. Hayes AS A FORM of governance, monarchy is a rapidly disap- pearing political species. As recently as a hundred years ago, this was the most common political system. The great...
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Asian Survey (1964) 4 (2): 723–728.
Published: 01 February 1964
... Democracy,"' Pacific Affairs, XXXVI (Spring1963), 16. 10.2307/2754771 16 NEPAL: THE QUIET MONARCHY LEO E. ROSE In a year in which instability was the rule rather than the exception in much of Asia, Nepal enjoyed one of its quieter and less eventful periods. External factors, including the tenuous...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 117–124.
Published: 01 February 2020
... democratic legitimacy lost after the coup of 2014. Progress was marred by missteps and irregularities, leaving both stability and legitimacy in doubt. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Thai election coronation monarchy ASEAN Summit Thai junta JAMES OCKEY Thailand in...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (1): 164–169.
Published: 01 February 2019
... of the University of California 2019 election military monarchy populism political party YOSHIFUMI TAMADA Thailand in 2018 Impending Elections ABSTRACT While Thailand s military government has attempted to postpone a general election, it is inevitable. In preparation for elections, the...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (3): 534–556.
Published: 01 June 2020
... the 240-year-old monarchy. However, it failed to draft a constitution, MUKTI RAM RIJAL is an Undersecretary in the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Adminis- tration, Government of Nepal, Kathmandu. The author is grateful for the excellent institutional support at the Graduate School of...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 181–187.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., while King Vajiralongkorn is untested and lacks popular legitimacy. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Monarchy constitution junta elections Yingluck DUNCAN MCCARGO Thailand in 2017 Politics on Hold ABSTRACT Following the epochal funeral of the late King Bhumibol...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (2): 347–365.
Published: 07 April 2020
... perhaps they are the majority of historical cases of autocracies, both dei gratia and dictatorial, of the various monarchies of non-autocratic type, of aristocratic and pluralistic oligarchies, which normally commanded the unquestioned, often fervent, allegiance of an overwhelming majority of all classes...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 100–108.
Published: 01 February 2020
...-congress/1816079>. IZZUDDIN / MALAYSIA IN 2019 103 history.7 As the monarchy is a sacred institution, with the king commanding respect as a symbol of national unity and a custodian of Islam, the abdication shocked the Malaysian people. But the constitutional monarchy is still revered, and normalcy...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 February 2018
... on Bhutan’s border highlighted the kingdom’s strategic regional position. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 monarchy democracy planning happiness tourism border THIERRY MATHOU Bhutan in 2017 Preparing a New Cycle ABSTRACT Bhutan s agenda in 2017 was dominated...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 174–180.
Published: 01 February 2018
... latest in August 2018. Beyond party politics, however, there were indications of deep change taking place in Malaysian society—deep enough to raise questions about the nation’s identity. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Islamization monarchy Malay nationalism...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 56–59.
Published: 01 February 2017
... the University of California 2017 monarchy Buddhism decentralization tourism environment THIERRY MATHOU Bhutan in 2016 A New Era Is Born ABSTRACT Celebrated nationwide as a symbol of change in continuity, the birth of the future king gave confidence to Bhutan, which continued its path...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (3): 500–520.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Malays (55 Chinese (23 Indians (7 and others (15%) living relatively peacefully. The Federation of Malaysia emerged fully from the yoke of British colonialism in 1963. It is a constitutional monarchy that uses aWestminster-style parliamentary system. Malaysia has a bicameral legislature composed of a 70...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (1): 204–208.
Published: 01 February 2019
... slow. On the international front, Brunei appears to be moving closer to China, which is emerging as the country s largest foreign investor. KEYWORDS: Brunei, cabinet reshuffle, economy, diversification, sharia law, foreign relations NEGARA BRUNEI DARUSSALAM IS RUN by a monarchy which dates back to 1363...
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Asian Survey (2009) 49 (1): 53–58.
Published: 01 February 2009
...John Whelpton In Nepal, the twice-postponed elections for the Constituent Assembly were successfully held in April 2008. The Maoists, who obtained a plurality of seats, took office at the head of a multi-party coalition following the formal abolition of the monarchy. Yet, fundamental issues still...