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Democratization and civilian control in Asia

Author: Aurel Croissant
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. ©2013
Series: Critical studies of the Asia Pacific series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How can civilians in newly democratised countries ensure their control over the military? While establishing civilian control of the military is a necessary condition for a functioning democracy, it requires prudent strategic action on the part of the decision-makers to remove the military from positions of power and make it follow their orders.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aurel Croissant
ISBN: 9780230285330 0230285333
OCLC Number: 837946240
Description: xiii, 269 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I Conceptual and Theoretical Perspectives --
1 Conceptualizing Civilian Control of the Military 21 --
2 Explaining Civilian Control of the Military in New Democracies 42 --
Part II Democratization and Civil-Military Relations in Asia --
3 South Korea: Purges and Presidential Prerogatives 59 --
4 Taiwan: From Martial Law to Civilian Control 79 --
5 Indonesia: The Democratization of Personal Control 97 --
6 Bangladesh: From Militarized Politics to Politicized Military 118 --
7 The Philippines: Civil-Military Symbiosis under the Veneer of Civilian Rule 136 --
8 Thailand: Civilian Control Deterred 156 --
9 Pakistan: Military-Guided Transitions to Elected Government and the Failure of Civilian Control 175 --
Part III Comparative Perspectives --
10 Conclusion: Contours, Causes, and Consequences of Civilian Control 197.
Series Title: Critical studies of the Asia Pacific series.
Responsibility: Aurel Croissant, Professor, Institute of Political Science, Heidelberg University, Germany ; David Kuehn, Research Fellow, Institute of Political Science, Heidelberg University, Germany ; Philip Lorenz, Lecturer, Institute of Political Science, Heidelberg University, Germany ; and Paul W. Chambers, Director of Research and Lecturer, Institute of Southeast Asian Affairs, Faculty of Political Science, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand and Research Fellow, German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg, Germany.
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