TITLE

Democratic Deficit

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, David Martin
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Today;Jan2009, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the failure of democracy to deliver political stability to Thailand and Malaysia, and also briefly comments on its inefficacy in Indonesia and the Philippines. It is stated that prominent Southeast Asian countries sought to compete in the global economy during the 1990s by promoting single party rule supported by rigged elections, but that the Asian financial crisis of 1997 stagnated any growth.
ACCESSION #
36026534

 

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