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Political Party Systems and Democratic Development in East and Southeast Asia
Volume II : East Asia





ISBN 9781138332959
Published June 29, 2020 by Routledge
234 Pages

 
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First published in 1998, this is the second of two volumes which will be of great value to scholars and students of politics in East and Southeast Asia. A rich, readable reference tool, they offer extensive surveys of the history, structure, culture, legal context, and financing, as well as the progress, travails, and prospects, of political parties and electoral systems in 13 countries. The excellent introduction and the detailed country case studies demonstrate the wide range of political experiences in Asia. Rather than affirm the thesis of a common set of "Asian values" hostile to democracy, they show that in much of East and Southeast Asia, people want the political choice and accountability that come from free and fair electoral competition with open, effective political parties.

Table of Contents

1. China. Baogang He. 2. Japan. Tomohito Shinoda. 3. Korea. Yong-Ho Kim. 4. Taiwan. Jiann-Jong Guo, Shih-Hsin Huang and Min-Hsiu Chiang.

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Associate fellow at Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore
Editor of  www.partyforumsasia.org