2 edition of East Asian democracy and political changes in China found in the catalog.
East Asian democracy and political changes in China
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Zhengxu Wang & Colin Dürkop, editors.|
|Contributions||Wang, Zhengxu, 1973-, Dürkop, Colin., Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (Singapore)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 256 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||256|
|LC Control Number||2009323615|
Carbon Democracy tells a more complex story, arguing that no nation escapes the political consequences of our collective dependence on oil. It shapes the body politic both in regions such as the Middle East, which rely upon revenues Oil is a curse, it is often said, that condemns the countries producing it to an existence defined by war /5. The release of political prisoners of the Democracy Wall and movements led to new kinds of political actions in the s. In my book, I describe, for example, the effort to establish an opposition political party in called the China Democracy Party.
Crisis and Malaise: Whither the East Asian Miracle? Capitalism or Bust? China's Rise and North Korea's Economic Decay. Political Change in Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. Democracy After Transition: Consolidating Political Change. The Prospects for Political Change in China and North Korea. East Asia as the New Immigrant Frontier? Conclusion. Why East Asia—Including China—Will Turn Democratic Within a Generation. Larry Diamond in assuming that economic growth would necessarily drive gradual political change toward democracy in.
Sungmoon Kim's book offers an important and passionate defense of democracy, especially as it applies to East Asian countries. It moves the current debate on the topic from the question of whether democracy is relevant to, and compatible with, the East Asian context, to the question of "the particular mode of Confucian democracy" that is suitable for East Asia (). The argument about political culture has caused a debate over whether many East Asian countries dominated by the 'Asian values' of Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism, and .
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3 Crises and Malaise: Whither the East Asian Miracle. 89 4 Capitalism or Bust. China’s Rise and North Korea’s Economic Decay 5 Political Change in Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan 6 Democracy After Transition: Consolidating Political Change 7 The Prospects for Political Change in China and North Korea 8 East Asia as the New.
Their book is an excellent compendium for both scholars and students interested in the impact that modern political Confucianism and political meritocracy play in China, Singapore, East and South Asian societies, as well as the implications of political meritocracy's potential influence on liberal democracy and democratic theory.'5/5(1).
some East Asian countries is a mere reflection of the state’s need for m o r e efficient management of the society and economy. Thus, they a r gue that East Asian democracy, if possible at all, will be non-liberal 4 8 Understanding East Asian Political Systems 5.
Lucian Pye with Mary W. Pye, Asian Power and Politics: The Cultural Dimen -File Size: KB. The debate over the definition and application of democracy to China has been one of the major ideological battlegrounds in Chinese politics since the 19th century. Modern Chinese leaders state that they run a "socialist democracy" where the Communist Party of China is a central authority that acts in the interest of the people.
The Communist Party approves what political parties. The book explains what are the new features and developments in East Asian politics today. It also examines how nations, more specifically China, Japan, both Koreas, and Taiwan are responding to challenges such as globalization, information technology, and the global recession as well as the impact of resulting domestic and foreign policies for Format: Paperback.
In this collective study, Asian and non-Asian authors debate the desirability of democracy in East Asia, an ideal (if sometimes contradictory) testing ground for theories about democratic transition.
The experiences of Taiwan and South Korea suggest that economic development can set the stage for democracy, while Singapore and Malaysia seem to negate that theory. The Political Economy of the New Asian Industrialism (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, ); see also Jeffrey Henderson and Richard P.
Appelbaum, "Situating the State in the East Asian Development Process", in Richard P. Appelbaum and Jeffrey Henderson, eds., State and Development in the Asian Pacific Rim (Newbury Park: Sage, ), pp.
The most recent publication of the Honolulu-based Pacific Forum, this is a very useful collection of papers on the contemporary East Asian scene by several prominent political scientists, economists and diplomats from the United States and Asia.
There are solid articles by Richard Sneider and Jiro Tokuyama on the recent moves toward greater regional cooperation; there. Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy there was a regional push toward democracy. During the s, Northeast Asian states like Taiwan and South Korea had become democratic. and China’s Author: Zachary Keck.
Liu Shuyong () Hong Kong: A Survey of Its Political and Economic Development Over the Past Years Alvin Y.
So () Hong Kong's Embattled Democracy: Perspectives from East Asian NIEs Lily Zubaidah Rahim () In Search of the 'Asian Way': Cultural Nationalism in Singapore and MalaysiaPrice: $ support for democracy in China, and ask what these attitudes can tell us about the likelihood of political changes in China.
As I will demonstrate, Chinese citizens do embrace the idea of democracy. If we only look at such explicit attitudes, public support for democracy in China is as high as in any other country around the world. If human rights, democracy, and capitalism are to take root and produce beneficial outcomes in East Asia, Bell argues, they must be adjusted to contemporary East Asian political and economic realities and to the values of nonliberal East Asian political traditions such as.
Technically, according to the political science definition of the word, China is already a democracy. The people actually elect their leaders.
The real problem is that China is a one-party state. When you only have one party, power is consolidated.
Since the path to democracy is different for each country, we cannot expect that China would follow the same path or same model of democracy as the western nations. This essay will look at what democracy is and how it can be placed in a Chinese context as well as looking at the proponents and opponents of democracy in China.
In the edition of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index, South Korea was the only Asian country to be ranked amongst the top twenty “full” democracies of the world, while every other political system in the region fell into the categories of “flawed democracies,” “hybrid regimes” or “authoritarian regimes.”Author: Chye Shu Wen.
the east asian challenge for democracy The rise of China, along with problems of governance in democratic countries, has reinvigorated the theory of political meritocracy. But what is the theory of political meritocracy, and how can it set standards for File Size: KB.
Book Description. This handbook provides a comprehensive analysis of the dynamics and prospects of democratization in East Asia. A team of leading experts in the field offers discussion at both the country and regional level, including analysis of democratic attitudes and movements in China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan.
This book is the first to report the results of a large-scale survey-research project, the East Asian Barometer, in which eight research teams conducted national-sample surveys in five new democracies (Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, and Mongolia), one established democracy (Japan), and two nondemocracies (China and Hong Kong) in.
A common theme of Bell's writings is to challenge the belief that liberal democracy is the end of history and to propose alternatives. What is new in this book is that he goes further down the "particularist" road. The last book of his I reviewed was Beyond Liberal Democracy: Political Thinking for an East Asian Context.
The main title sounds. Slavoj Zizek: Capitalism with Asian values The philosopher discusses the momentous changes taking place in the global financial and political system. Talk to Al Jazeera 13 Nov GMT China. Confucianism and Democratization in East Asia: Reassessing the Asian Values Debate Today, East Asia represents a region of democratic underdevelopment.
More than three decades after the third wave of democratization began to spread from Southern Europe, much less than half the countries (six of sixteen) in the region meet the minimum criteria.
The chapters in this unique comparative tool are organized in sections around the themes of security and foreign policy, the new political economy, and changing societies, with each section featuring a mix of region-wide and country specific chapters.
The book explains what are the new features and developments in East Asian politics today.China is heading toward a tipping point, with two likely scenarios for how a political opening will come about. Most Chinese intellectuals think that only gradualism—“slow and steady,” step-by-step reform—can offer China a safe and feasible path .