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Asia’s surprising democratic renaissance

Reilly, B. (2012) Asia’s surprising democratic renaissance. World Politics Review .

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As a region that includes some of the world’s most resilient autocracies, Asia has traditionally found democracy to be a difficult subject. Popular conceptions of the region are dominated by the ever-increasing influence of China, the world’s most powerful authoritarian state, and media reports often depict a region of resiliently nondemocratic regimes, ranging from North Korea’s family-based despotism to Myanmar’s repressive military junta.

Item Type: Non-refereed Article
Murdoch Affiliation: Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs
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