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Alternatives to Corruption and the Effect of Market Reform: The Arguments and Their Theoretical Implications

Kelly M. McMann

in Corruption as a Last Resort: Adapting to the Market in Central Asia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453274
eISBN:
9780801454912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453274.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter demonstrates the advantages of the absence-of-alternatives approach presented in this book over other corruption explanations. It also presents definitions of the arguments' core ... More


Reorganizing the State

Joseph Wong

in Betting on Biotech: Innovation and the Limits of Asia's Developmental State

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450327
eISBN:
9780801463372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450327.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the state in the specific context of biotech innovation as well as the extent to which earlier patterns of state intervention and state organization have endured in the current ... More


Sri Lanka’s Civil War: The Beginning

Madurika Rasaratnam

in Tamils and the Nation: India and Sri Lanka Compared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190498320
eISBN:
9780190638580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498320.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter traces Sri Lanka’s civil war during the Cold War era from 1977 to 1994 and shows how the processes of Sinhala Buddhist and Tamil nationalist mobilization became deeply intertwined with ... More


Conclusion

Madurika Rasaratnam

in Tamils and the Nation: India and Sri Lanka Compared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190498320
eISBN:
9780190638580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498320.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book explains the divergent resolutions of the Tamil question in India and Sri Lanka, despite comparable conditions, to the different conceptions of national identity that emerged through ... More


Patterns of Persistent Praetorian Behaviors

Renaud Egreteau

in Caretaking Democratization: The Military and Political Change in Myanmar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190620967
eISBN:
9780190686468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190620967.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter shifts its focus away from the euphoric optimism that emerged after 2011 and instead looks at one of the more enduring realities of contemporary Myanmar: the continuing dominance of the ... More


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