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The political systems of East Asia

The vastly expanded and updated third edition of this textbook offers the most extensive and detailed study of the political systems of East Asia to date. It paints a picture of the continuous change in the region and is also based on social science categories. An indispensable link for a deeper understanding of the change processes in what is currently the most dynamic region of the world.

 

The content

Basics of comparative literature.- The political system of the PR China in the process of change.- The political system of Hong Kong.- Japan: Political system and political change.- The political system of South Korea.- North Korea: Between stagnation and pressure to change.- The political system of Taiwan .- The political systems of East Asia in comparison.


The target groups
Lecturers and students in social and East Asian disciplines

The editors

Dr. Claudia Derichs is Professor of Comparative Political Science / International Development Studies at the University of Marburg.

Dr. Thomas Heberer is Professor of Politics and Society in China at the University of Duisburg-Essen and visiting professor at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou.

  • Claudia Derichs
  • Thomas Heberer
  1. 1. Institute for Sociology, University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
  2. 2.Univ. Duisburg Inst. F. Political Science.DuisburgGermany

About the editors

Dr. Claudia Derichs is Professor of Comparative Political Science / International Development Studies at the University of Marburg.

Dr. Thomas Heberer is senior professor for politics and society in China at the University of Duisburg-Essen and visiting professor at the Zhejiang University in Hangzhou.

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