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Transparency and Authoritarian Rule in Southeast Asia: by Garry Rodan

By Garry Rodan

In Transparency and Authoritarian Rule in Southeast Asia, Rodan rejects the thought that the 1997-98 Asian monetary main issue was once additional facts that eventually capitalism can basically advance inside liberal social and political associations, and that new know-how unavoidably undermines authoritarian keep watch over. as a substitute, Rodan argues that during Singapore and Malaysia exterior pressures for transparency reform have been, and are, in lots of respects, being met with out critical compromise to authoritarian rule or the sanctioning of media freedom.

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