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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

Activists in TransitionProgressive Politics in Democratic Indonesia

Activists in Transition: Progressive Politics in Democratic Indonesia

Thushara Dibley and Michele Ford (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742477
eISBN:
9781501742491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742477.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book examines the relationship between social movements and democratization in Indonesia. Collectively, progressive social movements have played a critical role in ensuring that different groups ... More

Animosity at BayAn Alternative History of the India-Pakistan Relationship, 1947-1952

Animosity at Bay: An Alternative History of the India-Pakistan Relationship, 1947-1952

Pallavi Raghavan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190087579
eISBN:
9780197520772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087579.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

In this groundbreaking book, Raghavan uses previously untapped archival sources to weave together new stories about the experiences of post-partition state-making in South Asia. Through meticulous ... More

ASEAN Resistance to Sovereignty ViolationInterests, Balancing and the Role of the Vanguard State

ASEAN Resistance to Sovereignty Violation: Interests, Balancing and the Role of the Vanguard State

Laura Southgate

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529202205
eISBN:
9781529202243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202205.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book investigates the history of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) stance on external intervention in regional affairs. It asks when has ASEAN state resistance to sovereignty ... 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

Beyond Pan-AsianismConnecting China and India, 1840s-1960s

Beyond Pan-Asianism: Connecting China and India, 1840s-1960s

Tansen Sen and Brian Tsui (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190129118
eISBN:
9780190992132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190129118.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

Within Asia, the period from 1840s to 1960s had witnessed the rise and decline of Pax Britannica, the growth of multiple and often competing anti-colonial movements, and the entrenchment of the ... 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

Capturing Institutional ChangeThe Case of the Right to Information Act in India

Capturing Institutional Change: The Case of the Right to Information Act in India

Himanshu Jha

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190124786
eISBN:
9780190991234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124786.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

Institutions are norms that undergird organizations and are reflected in laws and practices. Scholars point towards the ‘stickiness’ of institutions as stubbornly persisting on the historical ... 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

The Contentious Public SphereLaw, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China

The Contentious Public Sphere: Law, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China

Ya-Wen Lei

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196145
eISBN:
9781400887941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196145.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Since the mid-2000s, public opinion and debate in China have become increasingly common and consequential, despite the ongoing censorship of speech and regulation of civil society. How did this ... 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

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