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Accidental ActivistsVictim Movements and Government Accountability in Japan and South Korea

Accidental Activists: Victim Movements and Government Accountability in Japan and South Korea

Celeste L. Arrington

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453762
eISBN:
9781501703379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453762.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Government wrongdoing or negligence harms people worldwide, but not all victims are equally effective at obtaining redress. This book examines the interactive dynamics of the politics of redress to ... More

Betting on BiotechInnovation and the Limits of Asia's Developmental State

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

Joseph Wong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450327
eISBN:
9780801463372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450327.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

After World War II, several late-developing countries registered astonishingly high growth rates under strong state direction, making use of smart investment strategies, turnkey factories, and ... More

Brothers in ArmsChinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge, 1975-1979

Brothers in Arms: Chinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge, 1975-1979

Andrew Mertha

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452659
eISBN:
9780801470738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452659.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

When the Khmer Rouge came to power in Cambodia in 1975, they inherited a war-ravaged and internationally isolated country. Pol Pot's government espoused the rhetoric of self-reliance, but Democratic ... More

Capital as Will and ImaginationSchumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Mark Metzler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451799
eISBN:
9780801467912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451799.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Joseph Schumpeter's conceptions of entrepreneurship, innovation, and creative destruction have been hugely influential. He pioneered the study of economic development and of technological paradigm ... More

Caretaking DemocratizationThe Military and Political Change in Myanmar

Caretaking Democratization: The Military and Political Change in Myanmar

Renaud Egreteau

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190620967
eISBN:
9780190686468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190620967.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book examines the political landscape that followed the 2010 elections in Myanmar and the subsequent transition from direct military rule to a semi-civilian, ‘hybrid’ regime. Striking political, ... More

The China BoomWhy China Will Not Rule the World

The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Ho-fung Hung

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164184
eISBN:
9780231540223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Many thought China’s rise would fundamentally remake the global order. Yet, much like other developing nations, the Chinese state now finds itself in a status quo characterized by free trade and ... More

The China ModelPolitical Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy

The China Model: Political Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy

Daniel A. Bell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173047
eISBN:
9781400865505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173047.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Westerners tend to divide the political world into “good” democracies and “bad” authoritarian regimes, but the Chinese political model does not fit neatly in either category. Over the past three ... More

China's Regulatory StateA New Strategy for Globalization

China's Regulatory State: A New Strategy for Globalization

Roselyn Hsueh

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449956
eISBN:
9780801462856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Today's China is governed by a new economic model that marks a radical break from the Mao and Deng eras; it departs fundamentally from both the East Asian developmental state and its own Communist ... More

Chinese Economic StatecraftCommercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

William J. Norris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book introduces an innovative theory that pinpoints how states employ economic tools of national power to pursue their strategic objectives. The book shows what Chinese economic statecraft is, ... More

Chinese Indonesians in Post-Suharto IndonesiaDemocratisation and Ethnic Minorities

Chinese Indonesians in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Democratisation and Ethnic Minorities

Wu-Ling Chong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455997
eISBN:
9789888455508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455997.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book examines the complex situation of ethnic Chinese Indonesians in post-Suharto Indonesia, focusing on Chinese in two of the largest Indonesian cities, Medan and Surabaya. The fall of Suharto ... More

Corruption as a Last ResortAdapting to the Market in Central Asia

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

Kelly M. McMann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453274
eISBN:
9780801454912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453274.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Why do ordinary people engage in corruption? This book contends that bureaucrats, poverty, and culture do not force individuals in Central Asia to pay bribes, use connections, or sell political ... More

Developmental MindsetThe Revival of Financial Activism in South Korea

Developmental Mindset: The Revival of Financial Activism in South Korea

Elizabeth Thurbon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702525
eISBN:
9781501704178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702525.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The Asian financial crisis of 1997–1998 was supposed to be the death knell for the developmental state. The International Monetary Fund supplied emergency funds for shattered economies but demanded ... More

Double ParadoxRapid Growth and Rising Corruption in China

Double Paradox: Rapid Growth and Rising Corruption in China

Andrew Wedeman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450464
eISBN:
9780801464270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450464.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

According to conventional wisdom, rising corruption reduces economic growth. And yet, between 1978 and 2010, even as officials were looting state coffers, extorting bribes, raking in kickbacks, and ... More

East of India, South of ChinaSino-Indian Encounters in Southeast Asia

East of India, South of China: Sino-Indian Encounters in Southeast Asia

Amitav Acharya

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199461141
eISBN:
9780199088904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461141.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Asian Politics

East of India, South of China is an incisive analysis of the ebbs and flows of the geopolitical fortunes of India and China—the two Asian giants—in Southeast Asia. Amitav Acharya charts the key ... More

Empire of HopeThe Sentimental Politics of Japanese Decline

Empire of Hope: The Sentimental Politics of Japanese Decline

David Leheny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729072
eISBN:
9781501729089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729072.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

How do emotions become meaningful in public life? Closely examining key episodes in Japanese politics, Empire of Hope examines the varied roles that feelings play in contemporary politics. They ... More

Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and XinjiangUnrest in China's West

Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China's West

Ben Hillman and Gray Tuttle (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231169981
eISBN:
9780231540445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169981.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Despite more than a decade of rapid economic development, rising living standards, and large-scale improvements in infrastructure and services, China’s western borderlands are awash in a wave of ... More

From Iron Rice Bowl to InformalizationMarkets, Workers, and the State in a Changing China

From Iron Rice Bowl to Informalization: Markets, Workers, and the State in a Changing China

Sarosh Kuruvilla, Ching Kwan Lee, and Mary E. Gallagher (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450242
eISBN:
9780801462931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450242.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

In the thirty years since the opening of China's economy, China's economic growth has been nothing short of phenomenal. At the same time, however, its employment relations system has undergone a ... More

The Government Next DoorNeighborhood Politics in Urban China

The Government Next Door: Neighborhood Politics in Urban China

Luigi Tomba

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452826
eISBN:
9780801455209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452826.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Chinese residential communities are places of intense governing and an arena of active political engagement between state and society. This book investigates how the goals of a government ... More

Hidden HungerGender and the Politics of Smarter Foods

Hidden Hunger: Gender and the Politics of Smarter Foods

Aya Hirata Kimura

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451645
eISBN:
9780801467691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451645.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

For decades, nonprofit organizations (NGOs) targeting world hunger focused on ensuring that adequate quantities of food were being sent to those in need. In the 1990s, the international food policy ... More

India and China at SeaCompetition for Naval Dominance in the Indian Ocean

India and China at Sea: Competition for Naval Dominance in the Indian Ocean

David Brewster (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199479337
eISBN:
9780199092086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479337.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

China and India are emerging as major maritime powers as part of long-term shifts in the regional balance of power. As their wealth, interests, and power grow, the two countries are increasingly ... More

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