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Politics in Asia

Politics in Asia

Politics in Asia has long been established as a source of distinctive and authoritative studies on the political life of Asia. The series covers a broad range of countries and aspects of politics, and includes volumes from some of the leading scholars working in the field.

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  1. Democratic Development in East Asia

    By Becky Shelley

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Democratic Development in East Asia explores an important but neglected topic in the literature on democratization in East Asia: the international dimension of democratization. It presents a coherent and comprehensive analysis of the impact of external political, economic and cultural factors on...

    Published January 13th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Cooperative Security and the Balance of Power in ASEAN and the ARF

    By Ralf Emmers

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Emmers questions the dichotomy implicit in this interpretation and investigates what role the balance of power really plays in such cooperative security arrangements and in the calculations of the participants of ASEAN and the ARF. He offers a thorough analysis of the influence the balance of power...

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  3. East Timor, Australia and Regional Order

    Intervention and its Aftermath in Southeast Asia

    By James Cotton

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This book explains the exceptional nature of the East Timor intervention of 1999, and deals with the background to the trusteeship role of the UN in building the new polity. All of these developments had an important impact on regional order, not least testing the ASEAN norm of 'non-interference'....

    Published May 19th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Media, War and Terrorism

    Responses from the Middle East and Asia

    Edited by Shoma Munshi, Peter van der Veer

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This collection of essays covers the media and public debate dimension of the events of 9/11 and beyond, from the point of view of Middle Eastern and Asian countries. The first part of the book deals with the use of the media as an instrument of warfare, the growing significance of religion, the...

    Published February 4th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Cooperative Security and the Balance of Power in ASEAN and the ARF

    By Ralf Emmers

    Series: Politics in Asia

    In this book, Emmers addresses the key question: to what extent may the balance of power play a part in such cooperative security arrangements and in the calculations of the participants of ASEAN and the ART? He investigates the role of the power balance in detailed examinations of the creation of...

    Published June 11th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Challenging Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia

    Comparing Indonesia and Malaysia

    Edited by Ariel Heryanto, Sumit K. Mandal

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Challenging Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia is one of the first substantial comparative studies of contemporary Indonesia and Malaysia, homes to the world's largest Muslim population. Following the collapse of New Order rule in Indonesia in 1998, this book provides an in-depth examination of...

    Published May 14th 2003 by Routledge

  7. China and the Internet

    Politics of the Digital Leap Forward

    Edited by Christopher R. Hughes, Gudrun Wacker

    Series: Politics in Asia

    China and the Internet: Politics of the Digital Leap Forward is a comprehensive assessment of the political and economic impact of information and communication technologies (ITCs) on Chinese society. It provides in-depth analyses of topics including economic development, civil and political...

    Published February 12th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Japanese Governance

    Beyond Japan Inc.

    Edited by Jennifer Amyx, Peter Drysdale

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Japan Inc was once used to describe the powerful political and economic system that delivers Japan's transformation to an industrial power. This book is about the breakdown and failure of policy coherence in Japan in the 1990s and how the political economy of Japan has changed in response. The...

    Published November 27th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Media and Politics in Pacific Asia

    By Duncan McCargo

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Media and Politics in Pacific Asia is the first book to provide a detailed account of the political influences exerted by both domestic and international media in Pacific Asia. Duncan McCargo argues that the media are political actors and institutions in their own right, and that as such they can...

    Published November 20th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Singapore Politics Under the People's Action Party

    By Diane K. Mauzy, R. S. Milne

    Series: Politics in Asia

    A comprehensive overview of politics in Singapore since self-governance. The authors examine how this tiny island has developed into a global financial centre and an economic and social success under the leadership of the People's Action Party which has ruled continuously since 1959. The authors...

    Published June 26th 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. New Dynamics in US-China Relations: Contending for the Asia Pacific
    Edited by Mingjiang Li, Kalyan M. Kemburi
    To Be Published September 19th 2014
  2. Democratic Development in East Asia
    By Becky Shelley
    To Be Published November 1st 2014
  3. Illiberal Democracy in Indonesia: The Ideology of the Family-State
    By David Bourchier
    To Be Published November 6th 2014
  4. China's Power and Asian Security
    Edited by Mingjiang Li, Kalyan M. Kemburi
    To Be Published November 19th 2014
  5. Governance and Democracy in the Asia Pacific: Political and Civil Society
    Edited by William Case, Stephen McCarthy
    To Be Published February 15th 2015
  6. Sino-U.S. Energy Triangles: Resource Diplomacy Under Hegemony
    Edited by David Zweig, Yufan Hao
    To Be Published February 15th 2015

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