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Asian Survey. 2018; 585898–919 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.5.898
Published: 01 October 2018
...Mark Turner; Seung-Ho Kwon; Michael O’Donnell This article deals with the scandals that engulfed South Korea’s president, Park Geun-hye, in 2016–17 and the role of popular protest in how she, her confidante, and associated officials and business leaders were pursued, prosecuted, and jailed. The...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 602265–289 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.265
Published: 07 April 2020
... Motivation for Crowdsourcing Crowdsourcing has become a popular term in the past decade. It integrates public knowledge and calls on people of different abilities and talents to connect, communicate, and contribute. With the advent of information technology, crowdsourcing has become a highly cost-effective...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 602347–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.347
Published: 07 April 2020
... for repression. But is it true that Italian people did not want to follow Mussolini? Is the current popularity of Messrs. Putin and Xi due only to their use of nasty, purportedly non-democratic, instruments? Are these the only reasons many Russians and Chinese believe that they are led by great...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 602323–346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.323
Published: 07 April 2020
... traditional dominant powers in the region such as Japan and the US. The term geo-economics has gained more popularity among scholars with China s rise as a provider of economic infrastructure, defining develop- ment assistance as a complementary tool of power politics (Wigell, Scholvin, and Aaltola 2018...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601146–151 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.146
Published: 01 February 2020
...Holly High Climate disruptions highlighted factors likely to shape the contours of climate change in Laos. Among these, regional relationships and resource-driven development continued to be important, as did inequality within Laos. Popular dissatisfaction with the capacity of the Lao state...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601125–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.125
Published: 01 February 2020
... mounting popular frustration with that relationship. SETTLING INTO A SINGLE-PARTY STATE Hun Sen entered 2019 in a commanding domestic political position. Before national elections the previous year, he had cast off the fac¸ade of multiparty democracy, engineering the Supreme Court s decision to dissolve...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 60179–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.79
Published: 01 February 2020
... complicating the KMT stance. Han has enjoyed great popularity within the KMT since his stunning victory in the mayoral election in 2018. He is even regarded as the party s strongest candidate to compete against the incumbent Tsai in 2020. His meetings with the heads of the Liaison Office of the Central People...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601196–203 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.196
Published: 01 February 2020
...Mahendra Lawoti After decades of instability, a stable government in Nepal offered many promises, but despite progress in some sectors, the government has become less popular in the last two years. The Communist Party’s ideological ambivalence, shown by its questionable policies and activities with...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601189–195 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.189
Published: 01 February 2020
... ballot stuffing, voter intimidation, prevention of voters from casting ballots, and AL occupation of voting locations, all of which compromised the electoral exercise. In response to the growing epidemic of yaba consumption and trafficking (yaba is a popular and inexpensive com- bination of caffeine and...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 60147–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.47
Published: 01 February 2020
... talked-about new face in the ministerial lineup was that of 38-year- old Environment Minister Koizumi Shinjiro¯, a media favorite and son of a former LDP prime minister. From Abe s perspective, strong popular sup- port for the cabinet was essential to realize his dream of revising Japan s pacifist...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601165–176 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.165
Published: 01 February 2020
... would like to see become prime minister. On the economy, the Modi government s implementation of several wel- fare programs appears to have made it popular, or at least diluted possible discontent. A fifth of the respondents had received some government funds in the month before the election, and 13% 34...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 5961001–1021 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1001
Published: 01 December 2019
..., Christianity, China, state-church relations, religion INTRODUCTION In May 2017, Yingxue, a college student in her early twenties in the city of Guangzhou, China, drew attention from thousands of Chinese through WeChat, the most popular instant messaging app and new media channel in China. Yingxue was diagnosed...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 5961116–1136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1116
Published: 01 December 2019
... Authority and the US Atomic Energy Commission, paid a visit to the Indus region and wrote an article published in a popular American magazine, Colliers. That article influenced Eugene Black, then president of the World Bank, to offer mediation by the World Bank on the water disputes between 29. Irfan Habib...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 596959–977 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.959
Published: 01 December 2019
... Jakarta was seen by many as very successful, as reflected in his high popularity. Ahok s political journey is a reflection of the growing role of the Chinese in Indonesian politics. In 2005 he was elected bupati (district head) of Belitung Timur, a district where 86% of the population professes to be...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595889–910 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.889
Published: 01 October 2019
... a peaceful protest, with no violence, but the demands of the people were not met. Lee did not step down, and beef imports continued soon after. There are two popular explanations of why the 2016 movement succeeded though others had failed. The first explanation is that Park s crimes were worse than...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595870–888 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.870
Published: 01 October 2019
... withholding information and amplified by traditional Chinese superstition. KEYWORDS: hearsay, popular refrain, prophetic omen, rumor, social constructionism INTRODUCTION This paper introduces a topic that has received little academic attention, but which arguably offers a fresh angle on the complexities of...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595911–936 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.911
Published: 01 October 2019
...-min and Jin Young, non-Park faction politicians, when they questioned the feasibility of her livelihood reforms due to fiscal constraints. She also attacked local government leaders who proposed alternative welfare programs (e.g., Park Won-soon and Lee Jae-myung). When their programs became popular...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 594693–716 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.693
Published: 01 August 2019
... behind the government after the group declared Pakistan s constitution un-Islamic. This fostered the popular perception that the Pakistani offensive was driven by the growing insurgent threat, not by pressure from the US.40 The majority of Pakistanis therefore demanded military operations against the TTP...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593429–450 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.429
Published: 01 June 2019
...) members, a media-witnessed electoral first in China, changing the distribution of and access to political power in Wukan. On the other hand, the protest s impact was limited. It did not fundamentally change the 2. K. J. O Brien, Popular Protest in China (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008); Y. Cai...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593451–473 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.451
Published: 01 June 2019
..., Bangalore. 48. Alam, Contemporary Muslim Situation. 49. Author interview, August 27, 2011, Mysore. 50. Why Popular Front of India, a large-scale public campaign in Mysore, November 17, 2012. 51. Jillian Schwedler, The Political Geography of Protest in Neoliberal Jordan, Middle East Critique 21:3...