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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (3): 557–582.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Yida Zhai Democracy is a contested concept; this article empirically examines how Chinese people understand the concept of democracy in practice when they use this term. Using four rounds of national survey data, we seek to clarify the characteristics of the Chinese people’s perception of democracy...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 125–131.
Published: 01 February 2020
... Hun Sen regime in some respects but contributing to new vulnerabilities. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 authoritarianism democracy repression sanctions Cambodia-China relations JOHN D. CIORCIARI Cambodia in 2019 Backing Further into a Corner ABSTRACT In 2019...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 February 2020
... a concern. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 democracy stability unemployment equality border Bhutan RICHARD W. WHITECROSS Bhutan in 2019 A Change in Government ABSTRACT Bhutan in 2019 was dominated by the change of government in late 2018, better diplomatic...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (5): 769–794.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., ideology, Indonesia, democracy IN RECENT YEARS, POPULISTS HAVE increasingly won elections around the world. From Italy to Brazil, from the Philippines to the United States, politicians promising to dismantle the existing political order in the name of the people have successfully tapped into widespread...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (4): 726–746.
Published: 01 August 2018
... The Regents of the University of California 2018 sustainable development Sri Lanka good governance democracy GAMINI HERATH Challenges to Meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Sri Lanka ABSTRACT In 2015, the UNproposed the Sustainable Development Goals; they were accepted by 193...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 120–126.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Sree Padma Sri Lanka’s 69-year-old parliamentary democracy continues with power concentrated at the center, and consequently, the country’s non-Sinhala-Buddhist minorities on the periphery continue to press for equal rights, while ethnic strife hinders prospects for unified progress. Maithripala...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 138–141.
Published: 01 February 2018
... on Bhutan’s border highlighted the kingdom’s strategic regional position. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 monarchy democracy planning happiness tourism border THIERRY MATHOU Bhutan in 2017 Preparing a New Cycle ABSTRACT Bhutan s agenda in 2017 was dominated...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (6): 1032–1057.
Published: 01 December 2017
... factionalism explains the persistence of the electoral democracy in Mongolia. The article focuses on the internal politics of the Democratic Party. 2017 democracy elections party politics patronage clientelism Mongolia SERGEY RADCHENKO AND MENDEE JARGALSAIKHAN Mongolia in the 2016 17 Electoral...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (4): 716–737.
Published: 01 August 2017
... peace process. It elaborates six ways that liberalization has influenced the quest for peace. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Myanmar Burma authoritarianism democracy peace ALEXANDER DUKALSKIS Myanmar s Double Transition Political Liberalization and the Peace...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 135–141.
Published: 01 February 2017
... war on drugs, and could affect the geostrategic rivalry between the US and China. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 alliance territorial dispute drug war human rights democracy peace talks CAROLINA G. HERNANDEZ The Philippines in 2016 The Year That Shook the...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 165–172.
Published: 01 February 2017
... state’s institutions onto the streets. Additionally burdened by economic uncertainty and rising regional tensions over the South China Sea, Indonesian democracy thus continues to be vulnerable, its outward stability notwithstanding. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (5): 833–858.
Published: 01 October 2016
..., tied to the same congruence, offer no strategic gains to alter the status quo. © 2016 by the Regents of the University of California 2016 Malaysia democracy ethnocentrism power Islamization AJAY RAINA Why There Are No Partisan Turnovers in Malaysia A Perspective ABSTRACT This paper...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (5): 931–957.
Published: 01 October 2016
... identity pattern reveals itself to be more complicated than simply a choice between unification with China and independence. © 2016 by the Regents of the University of California 2016 Taiwan identity democracy unification independence FRANK CHENG-SHAN LIU Taiwanese Voters Political...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (5): 862–881.
Published: 01 October 2015
... assemblies showed the worst performance, which suggests a link between political fragmentation and institutional performance. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 India democracy legislatures accountability state capacity FRANCESCA REFSUM JENSENIUS AND PAVITHRA...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (1): 48–59.
Published: 01 February 2015
... after the Pakistani Taliban’s grisly terrorist attack on an army-run school in retaliation for the army’s offensive against them in North Waziristan. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Pakistan democracy military terrorism Taliban AQIL SHAH AND BUSHRA ASIF Pakistan...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (1): 67–74.
Published: 01 February 2015
... infrastructure in the garment sector. For the re-elected Awami League government, addressing employment issues is essential, given its focus on attracting foreign investment. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 democracy economy environmental crises SEZs political violence...
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Asian Survey (2014) 54 (3): 419–444.
Published: 01 June 2014
... but not for independent social movements. Korea’s personal dictatorship was inimical to party development but engendered a contentious movement sector. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 political parties social movements democracy Korea Taiwan YOONKYUNG LEE...
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Asian Survey (2014) 54 (1): 56–63.
Published: 01 February 2014
... programs. It also repulsed an armed incursion into Sabah launched from the southern Philippines. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Malaysia democracy general elections United Malays National Organization affirmative action WILLIAM CASE Malaysia in 2013 A Benighted...
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (5): 958–978.
Published: 01 October 2013
... structural incorporation into the U.S. base economy. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 compensation politics democracy Henoko Futenma Replacement Facility Okinawa BRAD WILLIAMS The YIMBY Phenomenon in Henoko, Okinawa Compensation Politics and Grassroots Democracy in a...
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (4): 607–628.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Pasuk Phongpaichit; Chris Baker This article analyzes the results of Thailand’s 2011 election in the context of the prior six years of political turmoil. It argues that the election was a landmark in restoring the prospects for electoral democracy in Thailand. © 2013 by the Regents of the...