South-East Asia: A Political Profile
In addition to outlining the political processes and institutions of the countries in Southeast Asia, this valuable volume traces their past and explains how they have transformed themselves into the countries they are today. It is the perfect text for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Asian studies, political science, and history. It is also the ideal book for all those desiring a better understanding of the intricate political society of Southeast Asia.
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Constructing the Modern State
Authority and Legitimacy
Economic and Political Development
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ABRI Anwar army ASEAN attacks authority Bangkok began Bhamese border British Brunei Burma Burmese Cambodia cent century China Chinese claimed coalition colonial Communist Party conflict continued corruption coup cultural democracy Democratic dominant Dutch East Timor economic elections elite established ethnic Falintil foreign formal French Fretilin FUNCINPEC further groups Hmong increasingly independence Indonesia Islamic island Japanese Java Khmer Rouge king Lan Xang Lao Issara Laos later leaders legitimacy LPRP Luang Prabang Mahatir major Malay Malaysia Marcos Mekong ment military move National nationalist Nguyen officers ofVietnam opium organisation Pathet Lao Peninsula period Philippines political president prime minister provinces Rangoon reflected region sense Shan Siamese Sihanouk Singapore Singapore's social Suharto Sukarno Sultan T'ai territory Thai Thailand Timorese tion trade traditional troops UMNO United Vieng Chan Viet Minh Vietnam Vietnamese vote Wiranto Wurfel