A thoroughly revised and updated edition of the highly regarded 1993 book "Driven by Growth", this work presents the political-economic evolution of the Asia-Pacific countries, with overviews of the impact of economic development on political change. This new edition now includes chapters on Burma and Vietnam. New authors have been added and all the original chapters have been revised.
1. The Varieties of Asia-Pacific Experience, Shinichi Ichimura and James W. Morley. I. The Low Income Economies. 2. Burma/Myanmar: Under the Military, David I. Steinberg. 3. Vietnam: Sectors, Class and the Transformation of a Leninist State, Thaveeporn Vasavakul. 4. China: Growth Without Political Liberalization, Thomas P. Bernstein. II. The Middle Income Econolmies. 5. Indonesia: Economic Growth and Depoliticization, Jamie Mackie. 6. The Philippines: Still an Exceptional Case? Jamie Mackie and Bernardo Villegas. 7. Thailand: Democracy Under Siege, Suchit Bunbongkarn. 8. Malaysia in an Uncertain Mode, Zakaria Haji Ahmad and Sharifah Munirah Alatas. 9. South Korea: Economic Management and Democratization, Sung-Joo Han and Oknim Chung. 10. Taiwan: A Long Decade of Democratic Transition, Tun-jen Cheng and Chialung Lin. III. The High Income Economies. 11. Singapore: The Anomaly of a Rich State and Illiberal Regime, Lam Peng Er. 12. Japan: Democracy with Growth and Equity, Ikuo Kabashima and Terry MacDougall. IV. Conclusion. 13. The Dynamics of Political Change, Harold Crouch and James W. Morley.