By Brendan Howe
Comprising case reviews of Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan, this edited quantity explores the major features of democratic governance in Northeast Asia. every one democracy is classed at the volume to which it allows the flourishing of social capital; prioritizes the pursuits of all as characterised by way of freedom from worry and need; and empowers all to take part within the democratic method and governance. With specific specialise in the event of minorities, this quantity contends that the acid try out of democratic governance isn't how good the govt represents the pursuits of the elites, or maybe the bulk, yet relatively the way it cares for the wishes of susceptible teams in society.
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