The Politics of Death

ab 24,90 

Aurel Croissant, Beate Martin, Sascha Kneip (Eds.)

Political Violence in Southeast Asia

ISBN 978-3-8258-8860-6
Band-Nr. 4
Jahr 2006
Seiten 384
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Southeast Asian Modernities

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This volume analyzes four aspects of political violence in Southeast Asia:
elections and violence; intra-ethnic conflict; communist insurgency;
terrorism and religious extremism and lethal crime and politics. Together,
the ten case studies on Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and
Thailand challenge the idea that democratic governance will bring an end
to internal violent conflict. As some examples in the region suggest,
semi-democratic polities in Southeast Asia even may be more successful in
reducing levels of internal violence, compared to new democracies in their
neighbourhood and other types of political regime they have tried in the