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Asian Survey (2024) 64 (2): 246–255.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Dafydd Fell This article reviews the key political developments in Taiwan in 2023. Although no elections were held this year, elections dominated the political agenda. Once the candidates were selected, the main parties debated a range of issues, including Taiwan’s international relations...
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Asian Survey (2024) 64 (2): 278–287.
Published: 01 April 2024
... of economic populism, gave the impression that not much had changed in Thailand. But compared to past years, 2023 was momentous. Email: < [email protected] >. © 2024 by The Regents of the University of California 2024 elections Move Forward Party political parties economic populism...
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Asian Survey (2024) 64 (2): 288–298.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Meredith L. Weiss Prime minister Anwar Ibrahim steered his cobbled-together government through economic and sociocultural challenges in 2023, emerging stable but spooked. State-level elections in August sustained each party’s roster of states, but with declining margins for Anwar’s coalition...
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Asian Survey (2024) 64 (2): 321–329.
Published: 01 April 2024
... continued to suffer, as the government plans to host the 12th parliamentary elections without the participation of the main opposition party. The war in Ukraine and a depleting foreign exchange reserve severely affected the country’s economic profile, while a dengue outbreak once more revealed...
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Asian Survey (2023) 63 (6): 934–951.
Published: 12 October 2023
...Ko Maeda This study employs survey data to characterize a new kind of strategic voting behavior in post-2012 Japan. Since the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) returned to power in 2012, it has been winning every national election, while the opposition camp has been fragmented into many parties, none...
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Asian Survey (2021) 61 (1): 43–48.
Published: 01 February 2021
..., overgrazing, and mining damage to pastureland, herders who could not eke out a living continued to migrate to Ulaanbaatar, the capital city, and lived in tents, with no running water and poor sanitation. Elections for the Parliament were held, with the Mongolian People’s Party dominating, but corruption...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (3): 557–582.
Published: 01 June 2020
..., which has important implications for China’s future political development. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 authoritarianism China democracy elections political rights popular perceptions YIDA ZHAI Popular Perceptions of Democracy in China Characteristics...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 109–116.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Meredith L. Weiss A tumultuous year brought Indonesia from a polarizing general election to disparate waves of mass protests that tested the state’s tether and revealed frailties in democratic consolidation. Granted a second term, President Joko Widodo ratcheted up plans for infrastructure...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 132–139.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Maria Ela L. Atienza The Duterte administration has facilitated a new autonomous arrangement in Muslim Mindanao, and congressional allies passed some popular laws. In the midterms, Duterte-backed candidates dominated both national and local elections. However, the promised charter change has...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (1): 170–176.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Aurel Croissant In 2018, ever-incumbent Prime Minister Hun Sen scored a landslide victory in the Cambodian general elections. Three factors in particular explain this outcome. First, the elimination of the main opposition party, whose strategy of a peaceful election boycott failed. Second...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (3): 557–581.
Published: 01 June 2018
... their growing prominence may affect the future trajectory of Indonesian politics. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 elections parties movements activism Indonesia DIRK TOMSA AND CHARLOTTE SETIJADI New Forms of Political Activism in Indonesia Redefining the Nexus between...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (2): 341–364.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Simon Chauchard Why do candidates give voters handouts during political campaigns? Drawing on qualitative data from Mumbai, this article argues that competitive elections prompt candidates to distribute handouts for strategic reasons. While they know handouts to be inefficient, candidates face...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Susan Ostermann Despite challenges, Nepal held local and national-level elections this year, the first under its 2015 constitution. A surprising leftist alliance now controls the legislature, while a wide range of parties fill local-level offices. Nepal still faces natural and economic headwinds...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 181–187.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., while King Vajiralongkorn is untested and lacks popular legitimacy. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Monarchy constitution junta elections Yingluck DUNCAN MCCARGO Thailand in 2017 Politics on Hold ABSTRACT Following the epochal funeral of the late King Bhumibol...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 206–212.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Rui Graça Feijó The year 2017 dawned in Timor-Leste with positive promises. Diplomatic efforts to secure a new maritime boundary and improve access to natural resources ended in a favorable deal. Elections let people have a voice on disputes of the previous year. But the returns took many...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (6): 1032–1057.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Sergey Radchenko; Mendee Jargalsaikhan This paper examines the full cycle of political power transitions and the dynamics of party competition during the 2016 parliamentary and 2017 presidential elections in Mongolia. It argues that the existence of multiple interlinked patronage networks...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (4): 665–689.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Ko Maeda The Japanese Communist Party’s tumultuous electoral performance, especially the sudden surge in the 2014 general election, is an intriguing phenomenon. Analysis of electoral data reveals that a large number of votes shifted back and forth between the Communists and a few new right-wing...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (4): 738–763.
Published: 01 August 2017
..., the degree of error is small but systematic. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 ethnic politics voter behavior elections caste India MILAN VAISHNAV Ethnic Identifiability in India Evidence from a Voter Survey ABSTRACT The ethnic politics literature assumes that one s...
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