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Asian Survey. 2020; 602366–390 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.366
Published: 07 April 2020
...Zhongyuan Wang; Jianjun Liu Studies of political representation have focused on responsiveness driven by electoral mechanisms in liberal-democratic regimes. In a single-party system like China’s, how does the government respond to citizens’ service requests? Whose and what interests are being...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 60193–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.93
Published: 01 February 2020
...Jonathan London In 2019, a semblance of political stability prevailed in Vietnam even as the affairs of the Communist Party were beset by the uncertain health of its general secretary, corruption scandals, and the intensification of Beijing’s encroachment on its continental shelf. Vietnam saw...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595889–910 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.889
Published: 01 October 2019
...Dylan Stent This paper examines a century of contentious politics in South Korea. I argue that there have been three distinctive eras of contention in modern Korea. The first two eras saw institutional arrangements limit the success of contentious campaigns. However, expanded repertoires in the...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595844–869 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.844
Published: 01 October 2019
... of the second Abe administration in 2012. HARUKATA TAKENAKA Expansion of the Prime Minister s Power in the Japanese Parliamentary System Transformation of Japanese Politics and Institutional Reforms ABSTRACT This paper shows how a series of institutional reforms since 1994 have transformed the...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595911–936 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.911
Published: 01 October 2019
...Ji-Whan Yun It is widely predicted that East Asia’s conservative governments will lose political power for managing socioeconomic crises under neoliberal globalization and find no way out of their legitimacy problem. However, Korea’s and Japan’s conservative governments have recently constructed a...
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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. 2019; 593573–594 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.573
Published: 01 June 2019
... resinicization CHANG-YAU HOON AND ESTHER KUNTJARA The Politics of Mandarin Fever in Contemporary Indonesia Resinicization, Economic Impetus, and China s Soft Power ABSTRACT The fall of Suharto in 1998 opened up a new space for the public articulation of Chinese identity in Indonesia. Since the decrees that...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 592223–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.2.223
Published: 01 April 2019
...Michelle Hui-Ju Tsai Starting from Xi Jinping’s political initiative the Chinese Dream, this paper examines its capitalist and nationalist discourse constructed through the nation’s disciplinary system, and seeks to unravel how it is enmeshed with business operations in mainland China. The paper...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 592315–336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.2.315
Published: 01 April 2019
... the caste and gender politics that operate within inter-caste marriages. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 endogamy Hinduism gender Dalits inter-caste marriage SOWJANYA TAMALAPAKULA The Politics of Inter-caste Marriage among Dalits in India The Political as...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 59121–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.21
Published: 01 February 2019
... global economy, even as his own continued to slow incrementally amid the widening trade war with the US. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 China great power Xi Jinping corruption trade war North Korea SHAUN BRESLIN China in 2018 Presidents, Politics, and Power...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 591170–176 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.170
Published: 01 February 2019
... Authoritarianism elections repression Cambodia-China relations succession AUREL CROISSANT Cambodia in 2018 Requiem for Multiparty Politics ABSTRACT In 2018, ever-incumbent Prime Minister Hun Sen scored a landslide victory in the Cambodian general elections. Three factors in particular explain this outcome...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 586967–972 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.6.967
Published: 01 December 2018
...Nematullah Bizhan; Matthew Willner-Reid; Jasmine Bhatia © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 NEMATULLAH BIZHAN, MATTHEW WILLNER-REID, AND JASMINE BHATIA Special Issue on Power, Politics, and Development in Afghanistan Introduction POLITICS AND DEVELOPMENT ARE CLOSELY...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 586995–1015 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.6.995
Published: 01 December 2018
...William Maley State disruption confronted Afghanistan’s rulers and their international supporters with a challenging legacy after 2001. The emergence of a neopatrimonial political order, with formal bureaucratic and administrative structures entwined with informal networks and patronage, has...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 602347–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.347
Published: 07 April 2020
..., so to generate compliance they must ADAM PRZEWORSKI is a Professor in the Department of Politics, New York University. This is a revised version of a paper presented at the conference Rethinking Political Representation in China and Global Context, Hangzhou, China, March 22 24, 2019. Email...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 586973–994 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.6.973
Published: 01 December 2018
...Nematullah Bizhan This article examines post-2001 state-building in Afghanistan. In so doing, it explores how interactions among aid, politics, and state capacity shaped the characteristics of the state by looking at the existing conditions, sources of state income, the development planning process...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 584607–634 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.4.607
Published: 01 August 2018
... Politics of Energy and Climate Change in Japan under Abe Abenergynomics ABSTRACT Under what we call Abenergynomics, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo¯ has used energy policy to support the growth objectives of Abenomics, even when the asso- ciated policies are publicly unpopular, opposed by utility...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 583557–581 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.3.557
Published: 01 June 2018
...Dirk Tomsa; Charlotte Setijadi This article argues that new personality-centric movements have redefined the nexus between activism and electoral politics in Indonesia. It illustrates how these movements have challenged the role of political parties and consultants in electoral campaigning, and how...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 583511–534 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.3.511
Published: 01 June 2018
... standardization of taxation and contracting of public–private partnership projects. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 fiscal federalism highway network public-private partnership toll roads local government debt KUN-CHIN LIN The Politics of Financing the Highway Boom in...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 596959–977 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.959
Published: 01 December 2019
...James Chin; Taufiq Tanasaldy In the late twentieth century, the Chinese communities in Indonesia and Malaysia were politically repressed. But recent events have prompted optimism that the Chinese communities in both countries could move forward and claim their rightful place as equal citizens. But...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 581181–187 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.181
Published: 01 February 2018
...Duncan Mccargo Following the epochal funeral of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in October 2017, Thailand stands at a difficult crossroads. A new constitution was ratified in April, and the military junta is running out of reasons to stick around. Yet Thailand remains deeply polarized politically...