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How does the democratic experience in Asia, in countries with unique and totalitarian political traditions, compare with democracies worldwide? Is the aspiration to freedom universal or is it a product of Western ideas and institutions? Taking a comparative approach, Alan T. Wood traces the <BR>evolution of democracy from its origins in prehistoric times, and describes democratic growth in 13 Asian countries from Japan in East Asia to Pakistan in South Asia. <BR>Periods and topics discussed include: <BR>- The background of Western democracy<BR>- Post-war democracies in India, Japan, and the Philippines<BR>- Later democracies in Korea, Taiwan, and the prospects for China<BR>- Later democracies in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia<BR>- Failing democracies in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka <BR>Together with suggestions for further reading, including Internet sources, this is an ideal starting point for in-depth study of democracy in the entire Asian region.

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Taking a comparative approach, Alan T. Wood traces the evolution of democracy from its origins in prehistoric times and describes democratic growth in thirteen Asian countries from Japan in East Asia to Pakistan in South Asia and examines key issues such as:

* How does the democratic experience in Asia, in countries with unique and totalitarian political traditions, compare with democracies worldwide?

* Is the aspiration to freedom universal or is it a product of western ideas and institutions?

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415229425
Author:
Wood, Alan T.
Publisher:
Routledge
Author:
Wood, Alan Thomas
Subject:
Democracy
Subject:
Asia - General
Subject:
World history
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Democracy
Subject:
Politics - General
Series:
Themes in World History
Publication Date:
20031231
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
121
Dimensions:
9.42x6.34x.63 in. .75 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Taking a comparative approach, Alan T. Wood traces the evolution of democracy from its origins in prehistoric times and describes democratic growth in thirteen Asian countries from Japan in East Asia to Pakistan in South Asia and examines key issues such as:

* How does the democratic experience in Asia, in countries with unique and totalitarian political traditions, compare with democracies worldwide?

* Is the aspiration to freedom universal or is it a product of western ideas and institutions?

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