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Asian Survey. 2011; 516993–1018 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2011.51.6.993
Published: 01 November 2011
...Naruemon Thabchumpon; Mccargo Duncan This article argues that a more nuanced understanding is needed of the social composition of the redshirt protests in Bangkok from March-May 2010. Based on extensive interviews and survey research, the paper argues that many redshirts were “urbanized villagers...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 596978–1000 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.978
Published: 01 December 2019
... candidate voter in Punjab with evidence from the last three elections. Our study focuses on four districts of Punjab: Rawalpindi, Gujrat, Vehari, and Muzaffargarh. We selected these districts for their levels of urbanization, as well as for geographical, socioeconomic, and political reasons. Of the four...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 5961116–1136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1116
Published: 01 December 2019
... year due to mismanagement. It loses 25% of its water in the practice of flood irrigation; 44.9% of canal water is lost in seepage from unlined canals; and 92% of its urban wastewater goes untreated for lack of technology.7 These losses hurt the country s population. In Pakistan only about 36% of the...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 594717–737 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.717
Published: 01 August 2019
... doubled, to an estimated 41,000 hectares in Myanmar and 5,328 hectares in Laos as of 2017.8 The newest (2018) UNODC survey of Shan and Kachin States (Myanmar), where opium cultivation has become an economic necessity for many villages in subsistence conditions, fingered armed rebel groups as the sole...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593429–450 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.429
Published: 01 June 2019
... could not effectively play its role of guiding the VC because villagers 36. G. Cao, C. Feng, and R. Tao, Local Land Finance in China s Urban Expansion: Chal- lenges and Solutions, China & World Economy 16:(2) (2008): 19 30. 37. C. Ding, and E. Lichtenberg, Land and Urban Economic Growth in China...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593521–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.521
Published: 01 June 2019
... requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press s Reprints and Permissions web page, httpswww.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions. DOI: httpsdoi.org/ 10.1525/AS.2019.59.3.521. 521 village without trial by jury.1 For the purpose of...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593548–572 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.548
Published: 01 June 2019
... establishing 100 new smart cities (well-planned, sustainable, and livable urban environments) throughout India, all connected with a network of high-speed trains. For the country s forgotten millions, or the small ordinary people, as Modi likes to call them, Modinomics vowed to do big things, such as...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 592315–336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.2.315
Published: 01 April 2019
... crimes, and therefore most inter-caste couples face severe violence. The study also reveals that the caste panchayats [council of caste leaders] have more power than panchayati raj [self-governing council of village leaders] institutions due to the solidarity of caste groups in rural India.14 Man Singh...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 592272–294 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.2.272
Published: 01 April 2019
..., Park Chung-hee was active in mobilizing the masses for his authoritarian and centralized regime. Even after he declared martial law in 1972, calling it Korean-style democ- racy, he used state resources to mobilize grass-roots meetings at the village level while suppressing representative institutions...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 5861066–1089 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.6.1066
Published: 01 December 2018
...Adam Pain This paper explores the relation between the design of Afghanistan’s National Solidarity Program and implementation outcomes. It draws on a study of village contexts to understand the variability in the relations of responsibility and accountability that exist between customary village...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 5861111–1135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.6.1111
Published: 01 December 2018
... intelligence department after a kidnapping; the family needed their landlord to secure his release. Given the scarcity of opportunities in these villages, and as urban economies have declined, access to a sharecrop arrangement is seen as desir- able, whatever the cost in autonomy. There is a second form of...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 5861090–1110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.6.1090
Published: 01 December 2018
... influence than one with a smaller number of stronger connections. In Afghanistan, there are striking differences between relatively stable rural areas on the one hand, where ties may be far stronger (so investing in long-term relationships may matter more), and urban centers and other contested or...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 5861136–1159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.6.1136
Published: 01 December 2018
... punishment against an entire family or clan for the actions of an individual, displace villages or seize property without compensation or explanation, and arrest individuals for up to three years without charging them with a crime. Activists also argued that the government abused its wide-ranging powers...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 585797–821 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.5.797
Published: 01 October 2018
... first stage, 144 county-level units were randomly selected. In the second stage, 640 village-level units (villages in rural areas and neighborhoods/communities in urban areas) were selected from among the county-level units. In the third stage, 14,000 households from the village-level units were...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 584726–746 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.4.726
Published: 01 August 2018
... The poverty head count index was 4.1%, with approximately 843,913 individuals in poverty in 2016. Urban poverty fell from 16.3% in 1990 to 5.3% in 2009, and in rural areas it fell from 29.4% to 9.4% over the same period (Table 2). Poverty varied between provinces, with a poverty headcount index of 1.7...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 584660–678 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.4.660
Published: 01 August 2018
... Journal of Urban and Regional Research 37:4 (2013): 1213 32. 17. Eric Hyer, China s Policy towards Uighur Nationalism, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs 26:1 (2006): 75 86. 18. David Brewster, Beyond the String of Pearls : Is There Really a Sino-Indian Security Dilemma in the Indian Ocean? Journal of...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 583486–510 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.3.486
Published: 01 June 2018
... representation. Family politics is clearly not merely a rural phenomenon, as the highly urbanized north (roughly the greater Taipei metro area) has roughly the same percentage of family legislators as the overall national average. The party list has fewer family legislators. Turning to local council elections...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 583511–534 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.3.511
Published: 01 June 2018
... Strategies of China s Highways China Transport, March 22, 2005. LIN / FINANCING CHINA S HIGHWAY BOOM 517 villages were connected by roads.19 In the early years of reform, tightly controlled money supply and credit policy had hampered road-building, leading to widespread urban congestion and transport...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 583416–438 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.3.416
Published: 01 June 2018
... to protect Lee Tung Street as a hub of production of traditional wedding cards, during urban renewal 2005 2010 Movement to protect the trees and walls near the Hollywood Road Married Quarters, as heritage relics of Victoria College June 2006 Sept. 2009 Movement to preserve the Blue House District in...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 582213–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.2.213
Published: 01 April 2018
... 392; Allen Hicken, Party Fabrication: Constitutional Reform and the Rise of Thai Rak Thai Journal of East Asian Studies 6 (2006): 381 407. On how Thaksin assembled a coalition of capitalists and activists to build urban and rural constituencies, see Duncan McCargo and Ukrist Pathmanand, The Thaksi...