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Democracy Governance and Economic Performance

East and Southeast Asia

  • Author: UNU
  • Publication date: April 2000
  • Page count: 392
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 99.III.A.24

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About the book

In a number of states of East and Southeast Asia, democratization occurred or was consolidated in the early 1990s but irrespective of the level of democratization, economic performance has been a primary source of political legitimacy. Yet the levels of development vary markedly. This study focuses particularly on the condition of parties and party systems and economic governance. It also presents a discussion on economic development verses political democracy.