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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 83–92.
Published: 09 February 2022
... of the University of California 2022 Malaysia COVID-19 UMNO monarchy emergency reform Tayeb (2021) described 2020 in Malaysia as a tumultuous year of political upheaval, compounded by COVID-19 challenges. That broad headline remains appropriate for 2021 in Malaysia, which saw an unprecedented...
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Asian Survey (2021) 61 (1): 115–122.
Published: 01 February 2021
..., with students demanding constitutional amendments (already under consideration by the parliament), the resignation of the prime minister, and the dissolution of parliament. They added unprecedented calls for reform of Thailand’s monarchy. Students argued that reforms designed to fully remove the monarchy from...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 117–124.
Published: 01 February 2020
... and the democratic legitimacy lost after the coup of 2014. Progress was marred by missteps and irregularities, leaving both stability and legitimacy in doubt. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Thai election coronation monarchy ASEAN Summit Thai junta JAMES OCKEY Thailand...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (1): 164–169.
Published: 01 February 2019
... of the University of California 2019 election military monarchy populism political party YOSHIFUMI TAMADA Thailand in 2018 Impending Elections ABSTRACT While Thailand s military government has attempted to postpone a general election, it is inevitable. In preparation for elections, the junta founded...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 174–180.
Published: 01 February 2018
... at the latest in August 2018. Beyond party politics, however, there were indications of deep change taking place in Malaysian society—deep enough to raise questions about the nation’s identity. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Islamization monarchy Malay nationalism...
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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 (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 (2017) 57 (1): 56–59.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of the University of California 2017 monarchy Buddhism decentralization tourism environment THIERRY MATHOU Bhutan in 2016 A New Era Is Born ABSTRACT Celebrated nationwide as a symbol of change in continuity, the birth of the future king gave confidence to Bhutan, which continued its path toward...
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Asian Survey (2014) 54 (1): 71–77.
Published: 01 February 2014
... and the deaths of several prominent figures. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Cambodia elections urbanized villagers monarchy DUNCAN MCCARGO Cambodia in 2013 (No) Country for Old Men? ABSTRACT Cambodia in 2013 was dominated by close-fought national elections on July 28...
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Asian Survey (2012) 52 (5): 900–923.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid; Muhamad Takiyuddin Ismail This article argues that calls for the reassertion of royal power in Malaysia pre-dated the historic twelfth general elections of 2008. The erosion of UMNO’s hegemony accelerated the revival of the monarchy. Ironically, an institution strongly...
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Asian Survey (2008) 48 (1): 184–190.
Published: 01 February 2008
...John Whelpton Amid continuing unrest in Nepal's Tarai (Lowlands) region and elsewhere, eventual abolition of the monarchy looks certain. But implementation of the country's peace process remains stalled with postponement of the Constituent Assembly elections originally scheduled for June 2007...
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Asian Survey (2007) 47 (1): 133–140.
Published: 01 February 2007
... major political institutions. Thailand Thaksin coup monarchy democracy THAILAND IN 2006 Retreat to Military Rule James Ockey Abstract The year began with a prime minister elected with the largest margin of victory in Thai history. The year ended with the prime minister in exile, the military...