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Title Legitimacy : ambiguities of political success or failure in East and Southeast Asia / edited by Lynn White
Published Singapore ; New Jersey, NJ : World Scientific, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 316 pages) : illustrations
Series Series on contemporary China ; vol. 1
Series on contemporary China ; vol. 1
Contents Dimensions of legitimacy / Lynn White -- Political legitimacy in Malaysia, regime performance in the Asian context / Bruce Gilley -- The basis of political legitimacy in late-authoritarian Taiwan / David Dahua Yang -- Political trust in China: Forms and causes / Zhengxu Wang -- Nationalism and the problem of political legitimacy in China / Jungmin Seo -- Political legitimacy in reform China / Yongnian Zheng, Liang Fook Lye -- Legitimating rhetorics and factual economies in a South Korean development dispute / Robert Oppenheim -- Policy legitimacy as a determinant of policy outputs, Japan's case / Takayuki Sakamoto
Summary This book documents the bases for a new view of legitimacy in general and in various parts of Asia, including China, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan and Japan. The authors see legitimacy anywhere as always partial, rather than total, and somewhat measurable
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Legitimacy of governments -- China.
Legitimacy of governments -- East Asia.
Legitimacy of governments -- Japan.
Legitimacy of governments -- Korea (South)
Legitimacy of governments -- Malaysia.
Legitimacy of governments -- Southeast Asia.
China -- Politics and government -- 2002-
Form Electronic book
Author White, Lynn T., III, 1941-
ISBN 9789812560926
9789812569349 (electronic bk.)
9812569340 (electronic bk.)