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Capital, Coercion, and Crime: Bossism in the Philippines

John Thayer Sidel - Political Science - 1999 - 225 pages
Drawing on in-depth research in the Philippines, this book reveals how local forms of political and economic monopoly may thrive under conditions of democracy and capitalist ...
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Philippine Politics and Society in the Twentieth Century: Colonial Legacies ...

Eva-Lotta E. Hedman, John Thayer Sidel - History - 2000 - 206 pages
The only book length study to cover the Philippines after Marco's downfall, this key title thematically explores issues affecting this fascinating country, throughout the last ...
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Riots, Pogroms, Jihad: Religious Violence in Indonesia

John Thayer Sidel - History - 2006 - 279 pages
In October 2002 a bomb blast in a Balinese nightclub killed more than two hundred people, many of them young Australian tourists. This event and subsequent attacks on foreign ...
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The Islamist Threat in Southeast Asia: A Reassessment

John Thayer Sidel - History - 2007 - 73 pages
In recent years, a steady stream of reportage and commentary has spotlighted a dangerous "Islamist threat" in Southeast Asia. This study, by contrast, offers a very different ...
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Gangsters, Democracy, and the State in Southeast Asia

Cornell University. Southeast Asia Program - History - 1998 - 94 pages
An essay collection that studies workaday, regional politics in Southeast Asia and its implications for evolving democracies. The contributors examine the electoral process ...
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An Anarchy of Families: State and Family in the Philippines

Alfred W. McCoy - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 548 pages
Winner of the Philippine National Book Award, this pioneering volume reveals how the power of the country's family-based oligarchy both derives from and contributes to a weak ...
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