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Asian Survey (2024) 64 (3): 365–395.
Published: 29 January 2024
... by The Regents of the University of California 2024 recruitment civic voluntarism COVID-19 China survey experiment In civic engagement’s rich tapestry, a pivotal question reverberates: what drives or deters active citizen participation? From Verba, Schlozman, and Brady’s (1995) seminal Civic...
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Asian Survey (2023) 64 (1): 116–142.
Published: 07 November 2023
...Dionysios Stivas; Alistair Cole Securitization was a common practice of governments during the first phases of the COVID-19 outbreak. To successfully securitize a pandemic, a government has to convince its citizens of the magnitude of the threat. Trusted governments should be able to do this more...
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Asian Survey (2023) 63 (5): 823–850.
Published: 30 August 2023
...Esther E. Song COVID-19 generated significant anti-Chinese sentiment in South Korea. Domestic elite-level narratives regarding China at the pandemic’s onset were highly polarized: conservative parties advocated border shutdowns, emphasizing China as originating the virus, while progressive parties...
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Asian Survey (2023) 63 (2): 270–280.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Ehito Kimura After another surge in cases, COVID-19 slowly receded from Indonesia’s foreground in 2022 as restrictions were lifted, schools and businesses reopened, and the economy rebounded. The Jokowi government posted several legislative victories while also testing the guardrails of democracy...
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Asian Survey (2023) 63 (2): 247–257.
Published: 01 April 2023
... cross-Strait relationship COVID-19 Taiwan had a strong 2021. Despite a COVID-19 outbreak in the middle of the year, Taipei was able to quickly contain the spread, surviving a dangerous storm of the pandemic. The island country maintained economic stability, with its semiconductor industry leading...
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Asian Survey (2023) 63 (2): 336–346.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Li Narangoa As in 2020, the biggest stories in Mongolia in 2021 and 2022 were elections, COVID-19, and how to cope with the contracting economy. At the end of the year, Mongolia was struggling to meet public health challenges and to recover from the economic downturn. Both the government...
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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 15–28.
Published: 09 February 2022
... consequences for Huawei and the conspicuous silence of Ren Zhengfei, Huawei’s founder and Meng’s father, do not bode well for Huawei. For this troubled Chinese tech giant struggling at the center of the US–China controversy, the distress is far from over. China US-China relations COVID-19 Xi Jinping...
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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 29–42.
Published: 09 February 2022
...Adam P. Liff For Japan in 2021, COVID-19-related disruption was again the dominant storyline. Its impact transcended societal consequences to affect Japan’s economy, politics, and foreign affairs. It frustrated Japan’s economic recovery and, for the second time in as many years, contributed...
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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 53–61.
Published: 09 February 2022
...Sukhee Han; Dongchan Kim Continuing the trendline of 2020, North Korea’s key priorities in 2021 were to tighten its belt economically and control the COVID-19 pandemic. Those two goals were related. With its healthcare system no match for such a public health crisis, the government continued its...
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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 62–72.
Published: 09 February 2022
...T.Y. Wang China heightened its military pressure on Taiwan, but president Tsai In-wen defiantly resisted Beijing’s coercion and overcame domestic criticism. With a cooperative public and international support, Taipei quelled an unexpected COVID-19 outbreak. The bullish economy continues...
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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 73–82.
Published: 09 February 2022
...Paul Schuler COVID-19 and the Party Congress dominated the headlines in Vietnam in 2021. This essay reviews the leadership changes after the Party Congress and the challenges the new leaders faced in confronting the Delta variant of COVID-19. It also considers other economic challenges that have...
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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 83–92.
Published: 09 February 2022
...Kai Ostwald Malaysia remained firmly in the grip of both the COVID-19 pandemic and economic turmoil in 2021. Ongoing political instability led to an emergency proclamation that suspended Parliament for the first time since 1969, followed by an unprecedented public rebuke of political leaders...
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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 105–117.
Published: 09 February 2022
...Joel Sawat Selway In 2021, COVID-19 spread like wildfire throughout Thailand, with the government being routinely accused of mismanagement and facing two censures in parliament as a result. The military-aligned government also faced continuing protests against its rule. As the year progressed...
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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 118–125.
Published: 09 February 2022
...Lee Morgenbesser In 2021, Cambodia confronted the full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Amid a surge in case numbers and total deaths, the virus brought new and profound consequences for the Southeast Asian nation. A spate of decrees, laws, and provisions provided Hun Sen’s government ways...
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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 126–136.
Published: 09 February 2022
...Julio C. Teehankee In his last year in office, populist Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte faced the deadly surge of the Delta variant of the COVID-19 pandemic. His government continued to struggle with the health crisis despite implementing one of the most heavy-handed lockdowns in the world...
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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 145–152.
Published: 09 February 2022
...Boike Rehbein The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a weakening of the formal economy and a crisis of the informal economy in Laos. The population has responded with a partial return to subsistence farming, which almost the entire rural population had been engaged in anyway. The return to subsistence...
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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 193–200.
Published: 09 February 2022
...Kristine Eck The COVID-19 pandemic hit Nepal harder in 2021 than in the previous year, resulting in thousands dead, millions of livelihoods lost, food access constricted, educations upended, and social and economic devastation. In the midst of this, political leaders were preoccupied with power...