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Behind the facade : elections under authoritarianism in Southeast Asia / Lee Morgenbesser.

By: Morgenbesser, Lee, 1983-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: JQ750.A95 M67 2016Publication: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2016Description: xviii, 274 p.ISBN: 9781438462882 (pbk.); 9781438462875 (hbk.); 1438462875 (pbk.).Subject(s): Elections -- Southeast Asia -- Case studies | Authoritarianism -- Southeast Asia -- Case studies | Elections -- Cambodia | Elections -- Burma | Elections -- Singapore | Cambodia -- Politics and government -- 1979- | Burma -- Politics and government -- 1988- | Singapore -- Politics and government -- 1990-
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: The Puzzle of Authoritarian Elections -- ch. 1 Elections under Authoritarianism -- Approaches to Elections -- Behind the Facade: A Theoretical Framework -- Authoritarian Regimes: Actors and Preferences -- Case Selection -- Plan of the Book -- ch. 2 Cambodia -- Introduction -- A Brief History of Neopatrimonialism in Cambodia -- Saving the State: The CPP's Counterreform Agenda -- Elections: Actors and Dynamics -- Conclusion -- ch. 3 Myanmar (Burma) -- Introduction -- The Soviet Model Comes to Burma -- Fury of the Storm: The 1990 Election -- The 2010 Election: A Patient Transition -- Military Hand-Back and an Election Tsunami -- Conclusion -- ch. 4 Singapore -- Introduction -- Faux Democracy and Mandate Elections -- Power by Invitation: Self-Renewal under the PAP -- Conclusion -- Conclusion -- Summary of Theory and Cases -- Elections and Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia -- Implications of Findings: Approaches to Elections.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: The Puzzle of Authoritarian Elections -- ch. 1 Elections under Authoritarianism -- Approaches to Elections -- Behind the Facade: A Theoretical Framework -- Authoritarian Regimes: Actors and Preferences -- Case Selection -- Plan of the Book -- ch. 2 Cambodia -- Introduction -- A Brief History of Neopatrimonialism in Cambodia -- Saving the State: The CPP's Counterreform Agenda -- Elections: Actors and Dynamics -- Conclusion -- ch. 3 Myanmar (Burma) -- Introduction -- The Soviet Model Comes to Burma -- Fury of the Storm: The 1990 Election -- The 2010 Election: A Patient Transition -- Military Hand-Back and an Election Tsunami -- Conclusion -- ch. 4 Singapore -- Introduction -- Faux Democracy and Mandate Elections -- Power by Invitation: Self-Renewal under the PAP -- Conclusion -- Conclusion -- Summary of Theory and Cases -- Elections and Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia -- Implications of Findings: Approaches to Elections.

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