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Party politics in Southeast Asia : clientelism and electoral competition in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines / edited by Dirk Tomsa and Andreas Ufen.

Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Series:
Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series
Routledge contemporary Southeast Asia series ; 55
Routledge contemporary Southeast Asia series ; 55
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (241 p.)
Subjects:
Political parties -- Southeast Asia.
Patron and client -- Southeast Asia.
Political parties -- Indonesia.
Political parties -- Thailand.
Political parties -- Philippines.
Southeast Asia -- Politics and government -- 1945-.
Indonesia -- Politics and government -- 1998-.
Thailand -- Politics and government -- 1988-.
Philippines -- Politics and government -- 1986-.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Contributing to the growing discourse on political parties in Asia, this book looks at parties in Southeast Asia's most competitive electoral democracies of Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. It highlights the diverse dynamics of party politics in the region and provides new insights into organizational structures, mobilizational strategies and the multiple dimensions of linkages between political parties and their voters. The book focuses on the prominence of clientelistic practices and strategies, both within parties as well as between parties and their voters. It demonstrate
Contents:
Cover; Party Politics in Southeast Asia; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures and tables; List of contributors; Abbreviations and glossary; 1 Introduction: party politics and clientelism in Southeast Asia; 2 What type of party? Southeast Asian parties between clientelism and electoralism; 3 Lipset and Rokkan in Southeast Asia: Indonesia in comparative perspective; 4 Class, charisma, and clientelism in Thai and Philippine populist parties; 5 Anti-party attitudes in Southeast Asia
6 Electoral system choice and parties in new democracies: lessons from the Philippines and Indonesia7 Bringing clientelism and institutions back in: the rise and fall of religious parties in Indonesia's electoral democracy; 8 Who's the perfect politician? Clientelism as a determining feature of Thai politics; 9 Building local party organizations in Thailand: strengthening party rootedness or serving elite interests?; 10 Clientelism and party politics in the Philippines; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Tomsa, Dirk.
Ufen, Andreas, 1965-
ISBN:
0-203-08068-8
1-283-84379-X
1-136-16899-0
OCLC:
819380188
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203080689 doi
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