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Pride, Not Prejudice : National Identity As a Pacifying Force in East Asia

Pride, Not Prejudice : National Identity As a Pacifying Force in East Asia

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Abstract: As shown by China's relationship to Japan, and Japan's relationship to South Korea, even growing regional economic interdependencies are not enough to overcome bitter memories grounded in earlier wars, invasions, and periods of colonial domination. Alt...

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Opposing Power : Building Opposition Alliances in Electoral Autocracies

Opposing Power : Building Opposition Alliances in Electoral Autocracies

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Abstract: Opposing Power argues that perceptions of regime vulnerability and mutual dependency by opposition elites shape the building of opposition alliances. When electoral autocracies are consistently dominant, opposition parties eschew fully fledged alliance...

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A Political Biography of Aung San Suu Kyi : A Hybrid Politician

A Political Biography of Aung San Suu Kyi : A Hybrid Politician

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Abstract: This book is the first political biography of Aung San Suu Kyi covering both her years in opposition and all her years in power from 2016 onwards. It offers a new interpretation of Aung San Suu Kyi by presenting a balanced and thorough account of Suu K...

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Opposing Democracy in the Digital Age : The Yellow Shirts in Thailand

Opposing Democracy in the Digital Age : The Yellow Shirts in Thailand

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Abstract: Opposing Democracy in the Digital Age is about why ordinary people in a democratizing state oppose democracy and how they leverage both traditional and social media to do so. Aim Sinpeng focuses on the people behind popular, large-scale antidemocratic ...

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The Dictator's Dilemma at the Ballot Box : Electoral Manipulation, Economic Maneuvering, and Political Order in Autocracies

The Dictator's Dilemma at the Ballot Box : Electoral Manipulation, Economic Maneuvering, and Political Order in Autocracies

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Abstract: Contrary to our stereotypical views, dictators often introduce elections in which they refrain from employing blatant electoral fraud. Why do electoral reforms happen in autocracies? Do these elections destabilize autocratic rule? The Dictator's Dilemm...

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The Politics of the Welfare State in Turkey : How Social Movements and Elite Competition Created a Welfare State

The Politics of the Welfare State in Turkey : How Social Movements and Elite Competition Created a Welfare State

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Abstract: In The Politics of the Welfare State in Turkey, author Erdem Yörük provides a politics-based explanation for the post-1980 transformation of the Turkish welfare system, in which poor relief policies have replaced employment-based social security. This ...

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Compound Containment : A Reigning Power's Military-Economic Countermeasures Against a Challenging Power

Compound Containment : A Reigning Power's Military-Economic Countermeasures Against a Challenging Power

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Abstract: When does a reigning great power of the international system supplement military containment of a challenging power by restricting its economic exchanges with that state? Scholars of great power politics have traditionally focused on examining a reigni...

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The China Alternative : Changing Regional Order in the Pacific Islands

The China Alternative : Changing Regional Order in the Pacific Islands

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Abstract: In this collection, 17 leading scholars based in Solomon Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, Australia, New Zealand, the United States and China analyse key dimensions of the changing relationship between China and the Pacific Islands and exp...

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Environmental Policy and Air Pollution in China : Governance and Strategy

Environmental Policy and Air Pollution in China : Governance and Strategy

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Abstract: This book systematically analyzes how and why China has expectedly lost and then surprisingly gained ground in the quest to solve the complicated environmental problem of air pollution over the past two decades. Yuan Xu shines a light on how China's su...

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