Transparency and Authoritarian Rule in Southeast Asia: Singapore and Malaysia / Edition 1

Transparency and Authoritarian Rule in Southeast Asia: Singapore and Malaysia / Edition 1

by Garry Rodan
     
 

This book rejects the notion that the 1997-98 Asian economic crisis was further evidence that ultimately capitalism can only develop within liberal social and political institutions. See more details below

Overview

This book rejects the notion that the 1997-98 Asian economic crisis was further evidence that ultimately capitalism can only develop within liberal social and political institutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415335829
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/12/2004
Series:
Routledge/City University of Hong Kong Southeast Asia Series
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1Information control and authoritarian rule in East and Southeast Asia : under challenge?1
2Bedding down media and information control in Singapore and Malaysia18
3Bureaucratic authoritarianism and transparency reform in Singapore48
4Keeping civil society at bay : media in Singapore after the crisis82
5Crony capitalism and transparency reform in Malaysia111
6Challenges to media control in Malaysia141
7Conclusion : advanced market systems, information flows and political regimes173

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