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  • Asian Democratization and Its Discontents: The Quest for Substantive Democracy

    Wednesday, 27 November 2013

    With an increasing proportion of Asia-Pacific nations embracing elections as an arbiter of political competition, and a mechanism for selection of political leaders, there is a palpable sense that the march towards democracy is very much alive and kicking.

    In an era where China and India…


  • Electoral Contestation and Political Transformation: Prospects for Progressive Change in Asia

    Sunday, 4 August 2013

    The aftermath of the 2008 Great Recession, which brought many center-economies to the brink of another depression, witnessed an intense showdown between increasingly fragile elected-governments prioritizing the integrity of the financial system, on one hand, and scores of civic groups…


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