Democracy Doubts

Jones, David Martin
July 2010
World Today;Jul2010, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p19
The article presents a discussion of democracy's public image in Southeast Asia. The relative success of China, despite Communist rule, and violent street protests for democracy in Thailand are cited as factors which have diminished the appeal of democracy for some Southeast Asians. Doubts about democracy in countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines are reported.


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