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military in the political development of Asia

military in the political development of Asia

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Published by Asian Research Service in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia -- Armed Forces -- Political activity,
  • Asia -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies

    Statement[compiled by] Axexander Nadesan.
    SeriesAsian studies monograph series
    ContributionsNadesan, Alexander
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA830 M52 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 p. --
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18703055M

    There has been an avalanche of publications on Southeast Asia in recent years, but no one volume provides an accurate and up-to-date account of political institutions and practices in the region. This book fills that gap. Each country chapter provides a broad overview of . As this anthology so clearly illustrates, there is no single pattern of military-civilian relations in South-East Asia. these 12 original essays cover the main types to be found in the area: in Indonesia, Burma, and Thailand, where military strength is growing; and in Malaysia and Singapore, where civilian government reigns supreme. Also included are chapters on military roles in two Communist.

    In The Military and Democracy in Asia and the Pacific, a number of prominent regional specialists take a fresh look at the military’s changing role in selected countries of Asia and the Pacific, particularly with regard to the countries’ performance against criteria of democratic government. Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Burma, Pakistan, Bangladesh, South Korea, Fiji. She is the author of Military Expenditure in Third World Countries: The Economic Effects () and co-editor of Defence, Security and Development (). She has published articles for international journals on disarmament and development, the economics of security in the Third World, and the arms trade, and is the author of chapters in the.

    The Military Revolution is the theory that a series of radical changes in military strategy and tactics during the 16th and 17th centuries resulted in major lasting changes in governments and society. The theory was introduced by Michael Roberts in the s as he focused on Sweden – searching for major changes in the European way of war caused by introduction of portable firearms. The military and democracy in Asia and the Pacific. Includes index. ISBN 1 1 7 The book provides a sequel to Selochan’s earlier collection, The Military, the State, and Development in Asia and the Pacific (Westview, ). Claire Smith, Bev Fraser .


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