Political parties and democracy : Post-Soviet and Asian political parties

2010, Political parties and democracy : Post-Soviet and Asian political parties. Edited by Lawson, Kay, He, Baogang and Kulik, Anatoly, Praeger Publishers, Santa Barbara, Calif..

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Title Political parties and democracy : Post-Soviet and Asian political parties
Editor(s) Lawson, Kay
He, BaogangORCID iD for He, Baogang orcid.org/0000-0001-8098-9223
Kulik, Anatoly
Publication date 2010
Series Political parties in context series; v.3
Total pages 299
Publisher Praeger Publishers
Place of Publication Santa Barbara, Calif.
Summary Political Parties and Democracy: Volume III: Post-Soviet and Asian Political Parties is the third volume in this five-volume set. It offers clearly written, up-to-date coverage of post-Soviet and Asian political parties from the unique perspective of distinguished indigenous scholars who have lived the truths they tell and, thus, write with unique breadth, depth, and scope.

Presented in two parts, this volume overviews post-Soviet parties, then discusses the realities on the ground in Georgia, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine. Likewise, the book offers an introduction to Asian political parties, followed by chapters on China, India, Japan, Malaysia, and South Korea. Throughout, contributors explore the relationship between political parties and democracy (or democratization) in their respective nations, providing necessary historical, socioeconomic, and institutional context, and clarifying the balance of power among parties—and between them and competing agencies of power—today
ISBN 027598706X
Language eng
Field of Research 160606 Government and Politics of Asia and the Pacific
Socio Economic Objective 940299 Government and Politics not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category A7 Edited book
Copyright notice ©2010, Praeger
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