Political Legitimacy in Asia

New Leadership Challenges

  • Editors
  • John Kane
  • Hui-Chieh Loy
  • Haig Patapan

Part of the Palgrave Series on Asian Governance book series (PSAG)

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This book explores the challenges and obstacles faced by dissident leaders in Asia seeking to introduce reforms into regimes that are either imperfectly democratic or frankly hostile to democratic practices and institutions.


democracy democratization governance government Institution reforms revolution sovereignty

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