Whatever Happened to “Asian Values”?

Issue Date October 2001
Volume 12
Issue 4
Page Numbers 154-165
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In the wake of the East Asian economic crisis of 1997-98, how has the appeal to “Asian Values” fared as a rhetorical prop for undemocratic rule?

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Mark R. Thompson is professor of politics at City University of Hong Kong.

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