The Paradox of Myanmar's Regime Change
US-Asia Economic Relations A political economy of crisis and the rise of new business actors
Transnational Migration and Work in Asia
By Marco Bünte, Mark R. Thompson
November 03, 2022
Presidentialism and Democracy in East and Southeast Asia examines the impact of presidential systems on democracies by examining three distinct literatures – the perilousness of competing legitimacies of the executive and legislative branches, issues of institutional design (particularly regarding ...
By Roger Huang
May 05, 2020
This book analyzes Myanmar’s contemporary political history, arguing that Myanmar’s so-called "democratization" has always been a calculated regime transition, planned by the military, with every intention that the military to remain the key permanent political actor in Myanmar’s political ...
By Stephan Ortmann, Mark R. Thompson
March 17, 2020
This book explores to what extent China has drawn lessons from Singapore, both in terms of its ruling ideology and through the policy-specific learning process. In so doing, it provides insights into the opportunities but also the challenges of this long-term learning process, focusing attention to...
By Susana de Matos Viegas, Rui Feijó
June 22, 2017
1999 was a decisive year in the long history of the people of Timor-Leste, whose future was open when they voted for independence in a UN-sponsored referendum. Its results left no doubt that the Timorese considered themselves to be a nation wishing to have their own state, which they would rule. ...
By Noore Siddiquee
July 16, 2015
The past two and a half decades have seen major transformations in public sector management and governance across the globe. This book examines the ways public sector management and governance in Malaysia has changed and is changing under contemporary reform models. Chapters are written by ...
By Justin Robertson
February 27, 2015
In a world of continuing financial volatility, this book critically evaluates the oft-cited claim that US firms and the US government attempt to open emerging markets in economic distress and acquire valuable industrial and financial assets. Focusing particularly on Korea and Thailand, the ...
By Andrew Brown
August 10, 2010
In this book Brown argues that workers in East and Southeast Asia are significant actors in political change. Critically examining the themes of labour weakness, political exclusion and insignificance of 'class factors' he aims to bring workers back from the margins, demonstrating that both in the ...
By Kevin Hewison, Ken Young
April 29, 2009
Focusing on the issues associated with migrating for work both in and from the Asian region, this book sheds light on the debate over migration and trafficking. With contributions from an international team of well-known scholars, the book sets labour migration firmly within the context ...
By Garry Rodan
July 21, 2005
In Transparency and Authoritarian Rule in Southeast Asia, Rodan rejects the notion that the 1997-98 Asian economic crisis was further evidence that ultimately capitalism can only develop within liberal social and political institutions, and that new technology necessarily undermines authoritarian ...
By Kanishka Jayasuriya
April 15, 2004
Jayasuriya looks at the changing global and domestic political economies shaping the new regionalism in Asia, and examines the relationship between regional domestic, political and economic structures and forms of regional governance. Well-known contributors in the field focus ...
By Vedi Hadiz, Richard Robison
April 08, 2004
Reorganising Power in Indonesia is a new and distinctive analysis of the dramatic fall of Soeharto, the last of the great Cold War capitalist dictators, and of the struggles that reshape power and wealth in Indonesia. The dramatic events of the past two decades are understood essentially in terms ...