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Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia, Hardback Book

Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia Hardback

Edited by Yun-Han Chu, Tun-jen Cheng


This handbook provides a comprehensive analysis of the dynamics and prospects of democratization in East Asia.

A team of leading experts in the field offers discussion at both the country and regional level, including analysis of democratic attitudes and movements in China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan.

Evaluating all the key components of regime evolution, from citizen politics to democratic institutions, the sections covered include:* Regional Trends and Country Overviews * Institutions, Elections, and Political Parties* Democratic Citizenship* Democratic Governance* The Political Economy of DemocratizationExamining the challenges that East Asian emerging democracies still face today, as well as the prospects of the region's authoritarian regimes, the Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia will be useful for students and scholars of East Asian Politics, Comparative Politics, and Asian Studies.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 532 pages, 73 Line drawings, black and white; 46 Tables, black and white; 73 Illustrations, black an
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Regional studies
  • ISBN: 9781138838741