Political Change, Democratic Transitions and Security in Southeast Asia

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-02-01
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This book examines the nature of political transitions in Southeast Asia and why political transitions toward political liberalisation and democracy have failed to take off. It considers political systems in the region that have gone through significant periods of transition but continue to face serious challenges toward democratic consolidation.

Table of Contents

List of tablesp. ix
Notes on contributorsp. x
Acknowledgementsp. xiv
Abbreviationsp. xvi
Introduction: Political change and political development in Southeast Asia-transitology revisitedp. 1
Political transition and democratic resilience in Indonesiap. 16
Confusing democracies: diagnosing Thailand's democratic crisis, 2001-8p. 34
A (not so) funny thing happened on the way to the forum: the travails of democratisation in the Philippinesp. 53
Toward democratic consolidation in Cambodia? Problems and prospectsp. 77
Political transition in Malaysia: the future of Malaysia's hybrid political regimep. 97
Networked autocracy: consolidating Singapore's political systemp. 124
Conclusion: Reflections on political change, democratic transitions, and regional security in Southeast Asiap. 138
Bibliographyp. 146
Indexp. 156
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