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Politics in Southeast Asia

Clark D. Neher

Politics in Southeast Asia

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Published by Schenkman Books in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southeast Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Southeast Asia -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-315) and index.

      StatementClark D. Neher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS526.7 .N43 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 322 p. :
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2732086M
      ISBN 100870470108, 0870470116
      LC Control Number86026231


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Democracy or Less. Politics in Southeast Asia. DOI link for Politics in Southeast Asia. Politics in Southeast Asia book. Democracy or Less. By William Case. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 13 September Pub. location London. Imprint by: Book description There has been an avalanche of publications on Southeast Asia in recent years, but no one volume provides an accurate and up-to-date account of political institutions and practices in the region.

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This was published by Cornell University Press inthen reappeared in an extensively revised form in Book Description. This volume provides an introduction to the politics of the five key southeast Asian states - Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines - and is intended as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students taking courses on this subject.

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This book constitutes a summary of McCoy's Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia (see review) and an update leading into the nineties. While the prior book was primarily focused on Southeast Asia, this one points towards Afghanistan, where the opiate trade has retreated since the American retreat from Vietnam/5.

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The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia is a non-fiction book on heroin trafficking in Southeast Asia and the CIA complicity and aid to the Southeast Asian opium/heroin trade.

Written by Alfred W. McCoy, the book covers the period from World War II to the Vietnam War. David Kang, ‘Transaction Costs and Crony Capitalism in East Asia’, Comparative Politics,35, 4, – 6. Linda Y. Lim and Aaron Stern, ‘State Power and Private Profit: The Political Economy of Corruption in Southeast Asia’, Asian-Pacific Economic Literature,16, 2, 18– 7.

Straddling the intersection between political science and area studies, this book is of interest to students and scholars of contemporary Southeast Asian politics, and political scientists and Asian Studies specialists with a broader research interest in comparative democratization by: This book argues that Southeast Asian political studies have made important contributions to theory building in comparative politics through a dialogue involving theory, area studies, and qualitative methodology.

The book provides a state-of-the-art review of key topics in the field, including: state structures, political regimes, political parties, contentious politics, civil society. There has been an avalanche of publications on Southeast Asia in recent years, but no one volume provides an accurate and up-to-date account of political institutions and practices in the region.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Neher, Clark D. Politics in Southeast Asia. Cambridge, Mass.: Schenkman Books, © (OCoLC) Human Rights and Participatory Politics in Southeast Asia Catherine Renshaw.

pages | 6 x 9 Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the series Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights View table of contents and excerpt "Human Rights and Participatory Politics in Southeast Asia is a significant.

Southeast Asia manifests some of the most interesting, non-violent as well as conflictual elements of Islamic social and political life in the world.

This book examines the ways in which Muslim politics in Southeast Asia has greatly impacted democratic practice and contributed to its practical and d. In that same year, McCoy's book, The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia, was published by Harper and Row.

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