Publisher: Routledge (March 2, 2016)
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The fragility of democracy in Southeast Asia is a topic of accelerating problem. whereas there was major circulation towards democratisation, the authoritarian trends of popularly elected leaders and the demanding situations posed by way of rising protection threats have given upward thrust to a shared quandary concerning the go back of army rule within the sector. This booklet examines the character of political transitions in Southeast Asia and why political transitions in the direction of political liberalisation and democracy have usually did not take off. It considers political structures in Southeast Asia that experience undergone major sessions of transition yet proceed to stand severe demanding situations towards democratic consolidation. a few key questions that the booklet specializes in are – Are rising democracies within the zone threatened by means of vulnerable, failed or authoritarian management? Are political associations that are meant to help political alterations towards democratisation susceptible or powerful? How can democratic platforms be made extra resilient? and What are the customers of democracy turning into the defining political panorama in Southeast Asia?