Subject: Political Science

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Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai and the Evolution of the Chinese Communist Leadership

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Thomas Kampen 1999 Analyses the power struggles within the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party between 1931, when several Party leaders left Shanghai and entered the Jiangxi Soviet, and 1945, by which time Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi and Zhou Enlai had emerged as senior CCP leaders. In 1949 they established the People’s Republic of China […]

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Teaching and Learning in Tibet: A Review of Research Policy Publications

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Ellen Bangsbo 2006 The issue of schooling and education for Tibetan children in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) is the focus of increasing national and international attention. Here, special attention has been given to the concept of ‘quality education’. One should be aware that this concept is understood differently by different groups. Educationalists and NGOs […]

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Power and Political Culture in Suharto’s Indonesia: The Indonesian Democratic Party (PDI) and Decline of the New Order (1986-98)

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Stefan Eklof 2011 Under Indonesia’s authoritarian New Order regime, the continued existence of the Indonesian Democratic Party (PDI) was meant to demonstrate the ostensibly democratic character of the regime. In essence, this small nationalist-Christian coalition was meant to rfill the role of pliant state corporatist party. From the later 1980s, however, the PDI became more […]

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Power and Political Culture in Suharto's Indonesia: The Indonesian Democratic Party (PDI) and Decline of the New Order (1986-98)

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Stefan Eklof 2011 Under Indonesia’s authoritarian New Order regime, the continued existence of the Indonesian Democratic Party (PDI) was meant to demonstrate the ostensibly democratic character of the regime. In essence, this small nationalist-Christian coalition was meant to rfill the role of pliant state corporatist party. From the later 1980s, however, the PDI became more […]

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Indonesian Literature vs New Order Orthodoxy: The Aftermath of 1965-1966

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Anna-Greta Nilsson Hoadley 2011 Perhaps we shall never know the truth about Indonesia’s failed (supposedly Communist) coup of 1965. But the consequences were clear: the fall of President Sukarno and rise to power of General Suharto plus violent suppression of all ’Communist’ organizations. In the process a half million lives were lost. Open discussion of […]

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State Growth and Social Exclusion in Tibet: Challenges of Recent Economic Growth

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Andrew Martin Fischer 2005 The most pressing economic challenges facing the Tibetan areas of western China relate to the marginalization of the majority of Tibetans from rapid state-led growth. The urban-rural divide plays an impor-tant role in this polarized dynamic but alone only partially explains differences with other Chinese regions, all of which generally exhibit […]

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Internet, Governance and Democracy: Democratic Transitions from Asian and European Perspectives

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Compiled by Jens Hoff 2006 Insights from leading specialists in Internet studies allow unique comparative perspectives on the use of the Internet and its importance for political processes. The book aims at an understanding of the challenges of democratic transitions that the Internet poses in both Asia and Europe, using Denmark as an example of […]

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The Power of Ideas: Intellectual Input and Political Change in East and Southeast Asia

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Claudia Derichs & Thomas Heberer (eds) 2011 The traditional approach to studying the politics of a region is to focus on events, personalities, issues – the mechanics of the political process. What this volume looks to do is to step back and examine ideas and visions, as well as those who articulate them and/or put […]

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From Monobank to Commercial Banking: Financial Sector Reforms in Vietnam

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Jens Kovsted, John Rand & Finn Tarp 2004 This study analyses the difficulties and problems encountered in transforming the Vietnamese financial sector from one subordinate to government objectives and goals to an autonomous sector guided by market forces and competitive pressures. Here, the history of financial sector liberalization is traced and close attention paid to […]

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Private Academies of Chinese Learning in Meiji Japan: The Decline and Transformation of the Kangaku Juku

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Margaret Mehl 2003 The establishment of a national education system soon after the Meiji Restoration of 1868 is recognized as a significant factor in Japan’s modernization, hence research on education is concentrated on the state system. However, this development did not mean the disappearance of the juku, the private academies which were so much a […]

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