Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia

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Routledge, May 13, 2013 - Political Science - 328 pages
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This comprehensive Dictionary provides descriptive and analytical coverage of the turbulent political history and striking changes which have occurred both regionally and in key countries since the end of the Second World War. Substantially rewritten to take into account the dramatic political events and developments since 1995, the third edition of this acclaimed Dictionary will provide non-specialists and specialists alike with an essential resource on this constantly changing and volatile region.
Including new entries, updated country profiles on Indonesia, Malaysia and Cambodia and a revised reading list, leading authority and commentator on this rapidly developing region Michael Leifer has brought this Dictionary fully up-to-date. Changes in government, the rise of new leaders and the knock-on effect on economy and society are covered including: the death of key figures such as Pol Pot and the rise of a new generation of leaders, dramatic changes of government in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines and elections in Malaysia.
Countries covered include Brunei, Burma (Myanmar),Cambodia (Kampuchea), Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Key features include:
* Individual entries provide detailed information and authoritative commentary on the central figures, political parties and organizations, political systems and structures, major events and key documents.
* For each state covered, an extended narrative analyses its recent history and political and social development.
* Extensive cross-referencing and a subject index lead the reader to the vital material.
* Subject bibliographies refer researchers to source and secondary matter.
 

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Contents

Introduction
2
Brunei Sultanate of
4
BurmaMyanmar
7
Cambodia Kingdom of
11
Indonesia Republic of
16
Laos Peoples Democratic Republic of
21
Malaysia Federation of
23
Philippines Republic of
29
Liberal Party Philippines
166
Lim Yew Hock MalaysiaSingapore
167
Loi Tack Malaya
168
Macapagal Diasdado Philippines
169
Madiun Revolt 1948 Indonesia
170
Mahathir Mohamad Dr Datuk Sri Malaysia
171
Malacca Strait IndonesiaMalaysia Singapore
172
Malari Affair 1974 Indonesia
173

Singapore Republic of
33
Thailand Kingdom of
36
Vietnam Socialist Republic of
41
Abangan Indonesia
45
Abu Sayyaf Philippines
47
Aceh Independence Movement Indonesia
48
AFTA Association of SouthEast Asian Nations Free Trade Area 1993 BruneiBurma MyanmarCambodia IndonesiaLaosMalaysiaPhilippines Singapore...
49
AlArqam Malaysia
50
Alex Boncayao Brigade Philippines
51
AllMalaya Council of Joint Action Malaya
52
Alwi Shihab Indonesia see Shihab Alwi
53
Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia Malaysia see ABIM
54
Anwar Ibrahim Malaysia
55
APEC AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation 1989 BruneiIndonesiaPhilippinesSingaporeThailandVietnam ...
56
Aquino Benigno Philippines
57
Archipelago Declaration 1957 Indonesia
58
Arthit General KamlangEk Thailand
59
ASEAN Regional Forum ARF 1994 BruneiBurma Myanmar CambodiaIndonesiaLaos MalaysiaPhilippinesSingapore ThailandVietnam ...
61
AsiaEurope Meeting ASEM 1966 BruneiIndonesiaMalaysia PhilippinesSingaporeThailand Vietnam ...
62
AsianAfrican Conference Bandung 1955 Indonesia
63
Association of Indonesian Muslim Intellectuals Indonesia see ICMI
64
Aung San Suu Kyi BurmaMyanmar
65
Azahari A M Brunei
66
Badawi Abdullah Ahmad Malaysia
67
Baling Talks 1955 Malaya
68
Bangkok Summit ASEAN 1995 BruneiBurma MyanmarCambodia IndonesiaLaosMalaysiaPhilippines SingaporeThailandVietnam ...
69
Bao Dai Emperor Vietnam
70
Barisan Nasional Malaysia
71
Barisan Tiga MalaysiaSarawak
72
Berjasa Malaysia
73
Bhumibol Adulyadej King Thailand
74
Boat People Vietnam
75
Bolkiah Prince Mohamed Brunei
76
Brevié Line CambodiaVietnam
77
Buddhist Liberal Democratic Party Cambodia
78
Burhanuddin AlHelmy Malaya Malaysia
79
Burmese Way to Socialism Burma Myanmar
80
Cam Nguyen Manh Vietnam see Nguyen Manh Cam
82
Cao Dai Vietnam
83
Chamlong Srimuang General Thailand
84
Chart Thai Party Thailand
85
Chavalit Yongchaiyuth General Thailand
86
Chin BurmaMyanmar
87
Chinh Truong Vietnam see Truong Chinh
88
Clark Air Base Philippines
89
Cobbold Commission 1962 MalayaMalaysia
90
Soviet Proposal 1969
91
Confrontation IndonesiaMalaysia
94
Constitutional Crises Malaysia
95
Hanging 1995 PhilippinesSingapore
96
Corregidor Affair 1968 Malaysia Philippines
97
Crocodile Hole Lubang Buaya Indonesia
98
Daim Zainuddin Tun Malaysia
99
Darul Islam Indonesia
100
Democracy Forum Indonesia see Forum Demokrasi
101
Democratic Action Party DAP Malaysia
102
Democratic Kampuchea Coalition Government of CGDK 198290 Cambodia
103
Democratic Soldiers Thailand
104
Diem Ngo Dinh Vietnam
105
Do Muoi Vietnam
106
Dong Pham Van Vietnam see Pham Van Dong
107
East Asian Economic Caucus Malaysia
109
Elysée Agreement 1949 Vietnam
110
Enrile Juan Ponce Philippines
111
Five Power Defence Arrangements 1971 MalaysiaSingapore
113
Free Papua Movement Indonesia
114
Fretilin Indonesia
115
Fuad Tun Mohammad Donald Stephens MalaysiaSabah
116
Geneva Agreements on Indochina 1954 CambodiaLaosVietnam
118
Geneva Agreements on Laos 1962 Laos
119
Gerakan Raayat Malaysia Malaysia
120
Ghazali Shafie Tan Sri Mohamad Malaysia
121
Goh Chok Tong Singapore
122
Goh Keng Swee Singapore
123
Guided Democracy Indonesia
124
Habibie Dr B J Indonesia
125
Harris Mohamad Salleh Datuk MalaysiaSabah
126
Heng Samrin Cambodia
127
Hmong Laos
128
Ho Chi Minh Trail Vietnam
129
Hor Namhong Cambodia
130
Horta Jose Manuel Ramos Indonesia East Timor
131
Hussein Onn Tun Malaysia
132
ICMI Indonesia
133
Independence of Malaya Party IMP Malaya
134
Indochina Wars CambodiaLaos Vietnam
135
IndoChinese Peoples Conference 1970 CambodiaLaosVietnam
137
Indonesian Democratic Partystruggle PDI Indonesia see Partai Demokrasi Indonesia
138
International Conference on Cambodia Paris 1989 Cambodia
139
Irian Jaya Indonesia
140
Islam BruneiBurma Myanmar CambodiaIndonesiaMalaysia PhilippinesSingaporeThailand ...
141
Islamic Youth Movement Malaysia see ABIM
144
Jakarta Conference on Cambodia 1970 CambodiaIndonesia
145
Johor Strait of MalaysiaSingapore
146
Kachin BurmaMyanmar
147
Karen BurmaMyanmar
148
Kaysone Phomvihan Laos
149
Ketahanan Nasional Indonesia see National Resilience
150
Khin Nyunt BurmaMyanmar
151
Khmer Peoples National Liberation Front KPNLF Cambodia
152
Khun Sa BurmaMyanmar
154
Konfrontasi IndonesiaMalaysia see Confrontation
156
Kriangsak Chomanan General Thailand
157
Kuantan Statement 1980 Indonesia Malaysia
158
Kwam Wang Mai Thailand see New Aspiration Party
159
Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino LDP Philippines
160
Lam Son 719 LaosVietnam
161
Le Duan Vietnam
162
Le Duc Tho Vietnam
163
Lee Kuan Yew Singapore
164
Malayan Union Proposal 1946 Malaya
174
Malaysian Indian Congress MIC MalayaMalaysia
175
Manglapus Raul Philippines
176
Manila Agreements 1963 Indonesia MalayaPhilippines
177
Manila Summit ASEAN 1987 BruneiIndonesiaMalaysiaPhilippinesSingaporeThailand
178
Maphilindo IndonesiaMalaya Philippines
179
Marcos Imelda Philippines
180
Marhaenism Indonesia
181
Masyumi Indonesia
182
Mayaguez Incident 1975 Cambodia
183
Megawati Sukarnoputri Indonesia
184
Melayu Islam Beraja MIB Brunei
185
Missing in Action MIA Cambodia LaosVietnam
186
Mochtar Kusumaatmadja Professor Indonesia
187
Moro National Liberation Front MNLF Philippines
188
Muhammadiyah Indonesia
190
Murtopo General Ali Indonesia
191
Nacionalista Party Philippines
193
Nair Devan Singapore
194
Nam Thai Party Thailand
195
National Awakening Party Indonesia
196
National Justice Party Malaysia
197
National Liberation Front of South Vietnam NLF Vietnam
198
National Resilience Indonesia
199
Neo Lao Hak Sat Laos
200
New Economic Policy Malaysia
201
New Emerging Forces NEFOS Indonesia
202
New Society Movement Philippines
203
Nguyen Manh Cam Vietnam
204
Norodom Ranariddh Cambodia see Ranariddh Norodom
205
Old Established Forces OLDEFOS Indonesia
207
Palang Dharma Thailand
210
Papua Freedom Movement Indonesia see Free Papua Movement
211
Partai Demokrasi Indonesia PDI Indonesia
212
Partai Persatuan Pembangunan PPP Indonesia see United Development Party
213
Parti Bersatu Sabah MalaysiaSabah see Sabah United Party
214
Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu MalaysiaSarawak
215
Pedra Branca MalaysiaSingapore see Horsburgh Lighthouse
216
Pemerintah Revolusioner Republik Indonesia PRRI Indonesia see Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Indonesia ...
217
Peoples Consultative Assembly Indonesia
218
Peoples Party Brunei
219
Peta Indonesia
220
Pham Van Dong Vietnam
221
Phieu Le Kha General Vietnam see Le Kha Phieu General
222
PhilippinesUS Security Treaty 1951 Philippines
223
Prachakorn Thai Thailand
225
Prasong Soonsiri Thailand
226
Prem Tinsulanond General Thailand
227
Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam PRG 196976 Vietnam ...
228
Rahman Tunku Abdul Malaya Malaysia
229
RAM Philippines see Reform the Armed Forces Movement
230
Razak Tun Abdul Malaysia
231
Red Gaurs Movement Thailand
232
Rendel Commission Singapore
233
Rizal José Philippines
234
Roxas Manuel A Philippines
235
Sabah United Party Malaysia Sabah
237
Sangkum Reastre Niyum Cambodia
238
Sarawak National Party SNAP MalaysiaSarawak
239
Sary Ieng Cambodia see Ieng Sary
240
SEATO SouthEast Asia Treaty Organization 195577 PhilippinesThailand
241
Sen Hun Cambodia see Hun Sen
242
Shared Values Singapore
243
Shwe Than BurmaMyanmar see Than Shwe
244
Sim Chea Cambodia see Chea Sim
247
Singapore Democratic Party SDP Singapore
248
Singapore Summit ASEAN 1992 BruneiIndonesiaMalaysia PhilippinesSingaporeThailand ...
249
Sisón José María Philippines
250
Son Ngoc Thanh Cambodia
251
Son Sann Cambodia
252
Souphanouvong Prince Laos
253
South China Sea BruneiIndonesia MalaysiaPhilippinesVietnam
254
SouthEast Asia Command 19436
255
Spratly Islands BruneiMalaysia PhilippinesVietnam
256
State Law and Order Restoration Council SLORC BurmaMyanmar
258
State Peace and Development Council SPDC BurmaMyanmar
259
Suchinda Krapayoon General Thailand
260
Sudarsono Professor Juwono Indonesia
261
Sukarno President Indonesia
263
Sukarnoputri Megawati Indonesia see Megawati Sukarnoputri
264
Supreme National Council Cambodia
265
Surin Pitsuwan Thailand
266
Ta Mok Cambodia
267
Tan Tony Singapore
268
Thach Nguyen Co Vietnam
269
Thammasat University Massacre 1976 Thailand
270
Thanat Khoman Thailand
271
Thieu Nguyen Van Vietnam
272
Timor Gap Cooperation Treaty 1989 IndonesiaEast Timor
274
Tonkin Gulf Incident 1964 Vietnam
275
Tran Duc Luong President Vietnam see Luong President Tran Duc
276
Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation 1978 Vietnam
277
Truong Chinh Vietnam
278
UMNO United Malays National Organization MalayaMalaysia
279
United Development Party Indonesia
280
Cambodia 19913 Cambodia
281
East Timor 1999
283
Northern Borneo 1963 IndonesiaMalayaPhilippines
284
UNTAC United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia Cambodia
285
Vajiralongkorn Prince Maha Thailand
287
Vientiane Agreement on the Restoration of Peace and Reconciliation in Laos 1973 Laos
288
Viet Cong Vietnam
289
Vietnamization Vietnam
293
Wahid Abdurrahman Indonesia
294
Win Aung BurmaMyanmar
295
Yakub Tun Abdul Rahman Malaysia Sarawak
297
ZOPFAN Zone of Peace Freedom and Neutrality 1971 Indonesia MalaysiaPhilippinesSingapore Thailand ...
299
Further Reading
300
Index By Country
305
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