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  1. Reward for High Public Office

    Asian and Pacific Rim States

    Edited by Christopher Hood, B. Guy Peters

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    The choices made by governments about how to reward their top employees reveal a great deal about their values and their assumptions about governing. This book examines rewards of high public office in seven Asian political systems, a particularly rich set of cases for exploring the causes and...

    Published December 12th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Television, Regulation and Civil Society in Asia

    By Philip Kitley

    This highly topical book exposes the tensions between state policies of broadcasting regulation and practices of civil society in the Asian region which is struggling with its incorporation into a new globalised, electronic information and entertainment world. Kitley critically compares Western...

    Published December 12th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Autonomy and Disintegration in Indonesia

    Edited by Harry Aveling, Damien Kingsbury

    Fragmentation in Indonesia is by far the most critical issue now facing the state. This book analyses social unrest, autonomy and separatism in the wake of the Indonesian economic crisis, placing them in the context of state evolution, and looking at the competing aims of economic and political...

    Published November 28th 2002 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of NGOs in Indonesia

    Developing Democracy and Managing a Movement

    By Bob S. Hadiwinata

    Series: Rethinking Southeast Asia

    This book deals with two major issues: how Indonesian NGOs survived under Suharto's authoritarian rule; and how NGOs contributed to the promotion of democracy in the post-Suharto era. If NGOs are to change from 'development' to 'movement' in democratic post-Suharto Indonesia, they must adjust not...

    Published November 21st 2002 by Routledge

  5. Inequality, Crisis and Social Change in Indonesia

    The Muted Worlds of Bali

    Edited by Thomas Reuter

    Indonesia has experienced a quick succession of new governments and fundamental reforms since the collapse of Suharto's dictatorial regime in 1998. Established patterns in the distribution of wealth, power and knowledge have been disrupted, altered and re-asserted. The contributors to this volume...

    Published November 21st 2002 by Routledge

  6. Governance and Public Sector Reform in Asia

    Paradigm Shift or Business as Usual?

    Edited by Anthony Cheung, Ian Scott

    Based on new field research, this book assesses the current state of governance and public sector reforms in eleven Asian countries and jurisdictions, especially in the wake of the recent regional financial crisis that seriously affected some of them. It analyses reform efforts comparatively...

    Published November 7th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Hong Kong in Transition

    One Country, Two Systems

    Edited by Robert Ash, Peter Ferdinand, Brian Hook, Robin Porter

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Hong Kong in Transition offers a perspective on the exceptional constitutional and administrative experiment that has been taking place in Hong Kong, based on a substantial period under Chinese rule. There have been both successes and failures, and a perceptible process of change which is important...

    Published October 24th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Regionalism in East Asia

    Edited by Fu-kuo Liu, Philippe Regnier

    Regional cooperation and integration have emerged as key issues for East Asia following the financial crisis. This book explores these issues, and examines the degree to which a new paradigm is emerging. It reviews the evolution of the concepts and practices of regionalism in East Asia, and...

    Published October 24th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Democracy and National Identity in Thailand

    By Michael Kelly Connors

    Series: Rethinking Southeast Asia

    This book seeks to illuminate how Thai elites have used democracy as an instrument for order and discipline. Drawing on interviews, numerous Thai language sources, and critical theory, the author reveals a remarkable adaptation of the idea of democracy in the Thai context. Connors shows how elites...

    Published October 17th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Hong Kong's Transition to Chinese Rule

    The Limits of Autonomy

    By Ralf Horlemann

    Following the return of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty, it appears that the 'high degree of autonomy' promised to Hong Kong is limited in many ways. China's reservations about the development of democracy in Hong Kong lies at the heart of the problem. The conceptual inadequacies set out in the...

    Published October 10th 2002 by Routledge