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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (4): 716–737.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Alexander Dukalskis Myanmar has experienced significant political liberalization since 2011. Alongside the political reforms, a peace process to end the country’s several insurgencies has continued. This article analyzes this “double transition” by asking how political liberalization has shaped the...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 43–49.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Lawrence SÁez The year 2016 was challenging for Bangladesh. Although there are promising signs of a transition toward upper lower-income status, there is sufficient political instability at the margins to warrant concern. The capstone political event was the July terrorist attack in Dhaka, which...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 157–164.
Published: 01 February 2017
... schedule, productivity growth lagged, and an environmental disaster sparked vigorous dissent. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Vietnam drought state-owned enterprise TPP Samsung #ichoosefish IAN COXHEAD Vietnam in 2016 Transition and Trepidation ABSTRACT The 12th...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (2): 369–391.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Marco Bünte This article argues that Myanmar is experiencing the beginning of a protracted transition, in which the military, the opposition, and the country’s civil society are renegotiating political space. The protracted transition might take decades, and opposition forces and civil society will...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (1): 21–32.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili Labeled the Year of “Transition,” 2014 was a watershed in modern Afghan history. It marked the first peaceful transition of power in more than a century, when Hamid Karzai handed over authority to Ashraf Ghani on September 29. The transition was not seamless, and the...
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Asian Survey (2014) 54 (1): 177–189.
Published: 01 February 2014
... civilian decentralization ANAS MALIK Pakistan in 2013 A Milestone in Democratic Transition ABSTRACT Pakistan made history, with an elected civilian government completing a full five- year term in 2013 before turning power over to another elected civilian government. Elections saw high turnout, bringing...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Lowell Dittmer © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 LOWELL DITTMER Asia in 2016 Transitions FOR ASIA, 2016 WAS A YEAR of political transition. It began in January with an election in Taiwan that swept to power China s1 first democratically elected female president...
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Asian Survey (2012) 52 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 February 2012
... or reproduce article content through the University of California Press s Rights and Permissions website, httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/reprintInfo.asp. DOI: AS.2012.52.1.1. 1 LOWELL DITTMER Asia in 2011 Transition? The year 2011 was a year of transition, or what Hillary Clinton likes to call the...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 100–108.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Mustafa Izzuddin After the stunning victory of Pakatan Harapan (Alliance of Hope) over the incumbent Barisan Nasional (National Front) in May 2018’s 14th Malaysian General Election, 2019 was a year of political transition, with Pakatan governing, Barisan rising from its political grave, and the...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 69–78.
Published: 01 February 2020
...John Delury This was a year of transition in North Korea, as leader Kim Jong Un held firm to his strategic shift of putting “all efforts” into economic development in the face of ongoing international sanctions. Kim’s summit diplomacy with the US and South Korea stalled, while ties improved...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (1): 209–214.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Narayanan Ganesan In June, Singapore captured the global spotlight when it hosted the summit meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The regional political environment prompted anxiety, given the leadership transition in Malaysia. Domestically, political...
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Asian Survey (2010) 50 (1): 164–172.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Mahendra Lawoti Democratic transitions in Nepal and Bhutan ran into challenges in 2009. The integration of Maoist combatants, polarization among political parties, increasing ethnic assertion, and mushrooming armed groups have delayed constitution writing in Nepal and led to political instability...
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Asian Survey (2008) 48 (6): 1038–1058.
Published: 01 December 2008
... the Konrad- Adenauer-Stiftung. He also thanks an anonymous reviewer for constructive and helpful com- ments. The usual disclaimer applies. Email: . VOTING AND VIOLENCE IN MYANMAR Nation Building for a Transition to Democracy Ian Holliday Abstract Democratization studies now...
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Asian Survey (2008) 48 (5): 773–793.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., germany. Emails: , , . THE TRANSITION OF TAIWAN S POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY Jinn­Guey Lay, Ko­Hua Yap, and Yu­Wen Chen Abstract This article reveals that the pan­blue camp has traditionally enjoyed a stable regional stronghold in eastern and...
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Asian Survey (2008) 48 (1): 5–12.
Published: 01 February 2008
... at the University of California, Berkeley. He was also the founding Editor of Asian Survey . THE UNITED STATES AND ASIA IN 2007 A Region in Transition Robert A. Scalapino Abstract Economic conditions in Asia are generally favorable, with growth rates remain- ing strong in all except a few nations...
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Asian Survey (2008) 48 (1): 82–96.
Published: 01 February 2008
... website, at httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/reprintInfo.asp. DOI: AS.2008.48.1.82. Joseph Fewsmith is Professor of International Relations and Political Science and Director of the East Asian Studies Program at Boston University. CHINA IN 2007 The Politics of Leadership Transition Joseph Fewsmith Abstract In...
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Asian Survey (2007) 47 (1): 22–31.
Published: 01 February 2007
... California, Berkeley. Steven Vogel is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. JAPAN IN 2006 A Political Transition Gene Park and Steven Vogel Abstract Prime Minister Koizumi Junichiro stepped down in September 2006 after a five-year term in which he reshaped Japanese...
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Asian Survey (2007) 47 (1): 87–98.
Published: 01 February 2007
... ghufran@yahoo.com . AFGHANISTAN IN 2006 The Complications of Post-Conflict Transition Nasreen Ghufran Abstract The year 2006 in Afghanistan began with the functioning of a democratically elected parliament a bold and positive step forward in institution-building. Development and reconstruction have...
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Asian Survey (2006) 46 (4): 517–537.
Published: 01 August 2006
... of January 7, 2005, for their helpful comments. Email: steinbdi@georgetown.edu , ms572@ georgetown.edu . TENSIONS IN SOUTH KOREAN POLITICAL PARTIES IN TRANSITION From Entourage to Ideology? David I. Steinberg and Myung Shin Abstract South Korea s political parties, previously characterized as...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (6): 995–1015.
Published: 01 December 2018
... significantly affected attempts at aid delivery. Such dangers need to be recognized and addressed at the outset in internationally supported transitions © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Neopatrimonialism aid state institutions corruption WILLIAM MALEY Institutional...