This volume examines the countries in Southeast Asia that have conducted multi-party elections.
Table of Contents
List of tables; List of contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction: the study of elections in the politics of Southeast Asia R. H. Taylor; 1. Elections and participation in three Southeast Asian countries Benedict R. Anderson; 2. A useful fiction: democratic legitimization in New Order Indonesia R. William Liddle; 3. Elections without representation: the Singapore experience under the PAP Garry Rodan; 4. Elections' Janus face: limitations and potential in Malaysia K. S. Jomo; 5. Malaysia: do elections make a difference? Harold Crouch; 6. Contested meanings of elections in the Philippines Benedict J. Tria Kerkvliet; 7. Elections in Burma/Mynmar: for whom and why? R. H. Taylor; 8. Elections and democratization in Thailand Suchit Bunbongkarn; 9. A tale of two democracies: conflicting perceptions of elections in Thai politics Anek Laothamatas; 10. The Cambodian elections of 1993: a case of power to the people? Kate G. Frieson; Afterword Dan S. Lev; Index.
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