Comparative Politics: The politics of Asia

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Howard J. Wiarda
Taylor & Francis, 2005 - Political Science - 440 pages
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This collection reprints essential articles in the systematic study of all of the world's political systems. The pieces here focus on issues such as public opinion formation, interest group lobbying, political party activity, as well as the institutions of government, including executives, legislatures, and legal systems. br br The editors have also written an introductory volume explaining the history main approaches, and controversies in the field, covering the debates on formal-legalism, developmentalism, dependency theory, corporatism, rational choice, and much more.
 

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Contents

PART
3
PART
7
conflicting perspectives
46
Democratization civil society and illiberal middle class
95
an alternative view
119
China
135
the political basis
168
Japan
198
South Asia
262
Mass movement or elite conspiracy? The puzzle
277
civilmilitary relations in a Praetorian state
301
Southeast Asia
314
origins and dreams
330
quasi democracy in a divided society
363
political legitimacy through managing conformity
398
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The conservative policy line and the development
222

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