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Dissident Democrats
The Challenge of Democratic Leadership in Asia
 
 
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01 Jul 2008
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This book studies ten dissident democratic leaders in Asia to show their vital role in democratic transformations. These explorationsof their political struggles reveal the powerful challenges and dangers that dissidents face, especially in learning to manage and negotiate the ambiguities and tensions of democratic leadership itself.


Description

This book studies ten dissident democratic leaders in Asia to show their vital role in democratic transformations. These explorationsof their political struggles reveal the powerful challenges and dangers that dissidents face, especially in learning to manage and negotiate the ambiguities and tensions of democratic leadership itself.


Contents

The Challenge of Democratic Leadership; J. Kane and H. Patapan
Lee Kuan Yew: Dissident Democrat or Pragmatic Prince?; S. McCarthy
Dissident Thaksin?; T. Pongsudhirak
Anwar Ibrahim: Semi-dissident; Semi-democrat; M. Weiss
Sam Rainsy and the Sam Rainsy Party: Configuring Opposition Politics in Cambodia; K. Un
Koizumi Junichiro: The Iconoclast who Remade Japanese Politics; P. Er Lam
Ninoy and Cory Aquino: Restoring Democracy to the Philippines; J. Kane
Abdurrahman Wahid: the Maverick Dissident Democrat; B. Subianto
Lee Teng-hui and Taiwanese Democracy; N. Wu
Kim Dae-Jung: Democratic Dissident and Democratic Practitioner; S. Chull Kim
Aung San Suu Kyi: Gandhian Dissident Democrat ; Z. Oo
Dissident Democrats: Themes and Lessons; J. Kane, H. Patapan and B. Wong


Authors

JOHN KANE is Professor, Department of Politics and Public Policy, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. 

HAIG PATAPAN is Associate Professor, Department of Politics and Public Policy, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.

BENJAMIN WONG is Assistant Professor, Policy and Leadership Studies Academic Group, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.