Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
East Asia's New Democracies

East Asia's New Democracies (Hardback)

£105.00
Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

This collection brings us up-to-date on the contemporary situations in the new democracies of East Asia, and debates on the prospect of introducing liberal democracy to this part of the world. The chapters cover a wide range of cases, including in-depth examination of China, Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, and broad comparisons of Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, and other countries. The contributors, who are foremost experts in their fields, examine the roles performed by civil society, social classes, and strategic groups, as well as the intertwining of values and interests in the transition to, consolidation of, and reversal from democracy. They also evaluate the extent to which these new democracies have facilitated regional peace, helped extend social welfare benefits, bolstered poverty alleviation, and upheld the rule of law and human rights.

Grounding their analyses in the historical development of these societies, and/or examining them through the comparative strategy they also explore the desirability of liberal democracy, whether in the subjective assessment of the Asian people or in relation to the social-political challenges faced by these Asian countries. East Asia's New Democracies will be of interest to students and scholars of comparative politics, political science, political sociology, East and Southeast Asian studies.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical structure & processesPolitical structures: democracy Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 06/04/2010 ISBN-13: 9780415499309  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.  

Yin-wah Chu is Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist University. Siu-lun Wong is Professor and Director of the Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong.

More books by Yin-Wah Chu

More books by Siu-lun Wong

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

The Participation Gap: Social Status...
(Hardback)
Russell J. Dalton
 
 
£30.00
 
Virtual Walls?: Political Unification...
(Hardback)
Franziska Lys; Michael Dreyer
 
 
£75.00
 
Italy from Crisis to Crisis: ...
(Paperback)
Matthew Evangelista
 
 
£29.99
 
Latest Blog
#FoylesFive: Foreign Languages Part Two
13/12/2017

Our knowledgeable Languages Department have put together a great selection of books, to help share the magic of reading in every language. Here are their Dutch, Russian and Polish selections.

#FoylesFive: The Last Jedi
12/12/2017

As Star Wars: The Last Jedi drops out of hyperspace and into a cinema near you, Matt from our Web Team gives us his selection of the best Last Jedi books.

#FoylesFive: Foreign Languages Part One
08/12/2017

Our knowledgeable and fabulous Languages Department have put together a great selection of books, to help share the magic of reading in every language. First up we have books in Italian, Portugese and Swedish.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd