The Crisis of Democratic Governance in Southeast Asia by Aurel CroissantThe Crisis of Democratic Governance in Southeast Asia by Aurel Croissant

The Crisis of Democratic Governance in Southeast Asia

EditorAurel Croissant, M. Bünte

Hardcover | April 5, 2011

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Democracy in Southeast Asia is in crisis. The contributors to this volume argue that this is a crisis of democratic governance. They look into its causes, consequences, and prospects, comparing themes of democratic governance in Southeast Asia, such as political culture, civil society, political parties, and institutions and human rights.

About The Author

AUREL CROISSANT is Director of the Institute of Political Science at Ruprecht-Karls-University, Heidelberg, Germany. He has written extensively on East and Southeast Asia and published more than 150 books and articles in edited volumes and peer reviewed journals, including Democratization, Party Politics, Pacific Review, Electoral Stu...

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Title:The Crisis of Democratic Governance in Southeast AsiaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.04 inPublished:April 5, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230282350

ISBN - 13:9780230282353

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Table of Contents

Introduction; M.Bünte & A.Croissant
Contours and Barriers to Democratization in Southeast Asia: A Comparative Analysis of How Southeast Asians View Democracy; D.C.Shin & Y.Cho
Associations and Social Networks in Southeast Asia: Schools of Democracy?; C.Park
Moore Meets Gramsci and Burke in Southeast Asia: New Democracies and ‘Civil’ Societies; M.R.Thompson
Political Islam and Democratization in Southeast Asia; A.Ufen
Types of Democracy in Southeast Asia and Democratic Consolidation; A.Croissant
Political Reform and the Demise of Consociationalism in Southeast Asia; B.Reilly
Decentralization and Democratic Governance in Southeast Asia: Theoretical Views, Conceptual Pitfalls and Empirical Ambiguities; M.Bünte
Coming Up Short? Party System Institutionalization in Southeast Asia; A.Hicken
An Appreciation of the Human Rights Situation in Southeast Asia; R.Rich
Democracy, the Military, and Security Sector Governance in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand; A.Croissant, P.W.Chambers, & P.Völkel
Democratic Conflict Management Capabilities in Southeast Asia; C.Trinn
Does Regime Type Matter? Southeast Asia’s New Democracies and the Democratic Peace Hypothesis Revisited; J.Rüland & P.Nguitragool
Conclusion: The Challenges and Prospects of Democratic Governance in Southeast Asia; A.Croissant & M.Bünte