Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia

Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia

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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. Evaluating all the key components of regime evolution, from citizen politics to democratic institutions, the sections covered include: * Regional Trends and Country Overviews * Institutions, Elections, and Political Parties * Democratic Citizenship * Democratic Governance * The Political Economy of Democratization Examining the challenges that East Asian emerging democracies still face today, as well as the prospects of the region's authoritarian regimes, the Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia will be useful for students and scholars of East Asian Politics, Comparative Politics, and Asian more

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  • Hardback | 532 pages
  • 171 x 248 x 38.1mm | 1,089g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 73 Line drawings, black and white; 46 Tables, black and white; 73 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1138838748
  • 9781138838741

About Yun-Han Chu

Tun-jen Cheng holds the Class of 1935 Chair Professorship in the Government Department at the College of William and Mary, USA. Yun-han Chu is Distinguished Research Fellow of the Institute of Political Science at Academia Sinica and Professor of Political Science at the National Taiwan more

Table of contents

Introduction An Overview of East Asian Democratization, Tun-jen Cheng and Yun-han Chu Section1 Regional Trends and Country Stories 1. Democratization in East Asia in Comparative Perspective: Viewing through the eyes of the citizens, Yutzung Chang and Yun-han Chu 2. Japan, Mary Alice Haddad 3. South Korea, Jung Kim 4. Taiwan, Yun-han Chu and Yu-tzung Chang 5. Mongolia Damba Ganbat 6. Hong Kong Ngok Ma 7. China: Dynamics of Developmental Authoritarianism, Dali Yang 8. The Future of Post-Socialist Authoritarian Regimes: China, Vietnam and North Korea, Taehwan Kim and Chung-in Moon Section 2 Institution, Election and Political Parties 9. Electoral System and Parameters of Partisan Competition, Jih-wen Lin 10. The Development of Party Systems, Olli Hellman 11. Politics of Polarization, Nae-Young Lee and Sung Min Han 12. Parliamentarianism and Semi-presidentialism in East Asia, Yu-shan Wu and Yu-chung Shen 13. Constitutionalism and Judicial Review in East Asia, Juin-rong Yeh Section 3 Democratic Citizenship 14. Political Participation, Zheng-xu Wang and Leihua Ye 15. Class, Civil Society and Social Movement, Yoonkyung Lee 16. The Political Empowerment of the Female, Chang-lin Huang 17. Cognitive Involvement and Democratic Understanding Min-hua Huang 18. The Rise of New Media, Gary Rawnsley and Yiben Ma 19. The Asian Values Debate, Doh Chull Shin Section 4 Democratic Governance 20. Quality of Democracy, Chong-min Park 21. Corruption and Institutional Trust, Eric Chang and Shih-hao Huang 22. Rule of Law, Tom Ginsburg 23. Human Rights, Sanae Fujita 24. Electoral Integrity, Pippa Norris Section 5 Political Economy of Democratization 25. Business-Government Relation, Gregory Noble 26. Welfare State, Joseph Wong 27. Economic Development: Wither the Developmental State? Sung-Young Kim 28. The Impact of Globalization, Chin-en Wu 29. Economic Exclusion and Inequality, Inyoung Cho and Hyeok Yong Kwon 30. The International Factors: Transnational Actors, Regionalism and Strategic Competition of Great Powers, Wei Shan and Yong-nian more