By John Fuh-sheng Hsieh
The debate over the compatibility of Confucian tradition with democracy is an ongoing one. but, few books within the current literature have dealt in particular with the connection among Confucian tradition (as against Confucianism or common cultural elements) and democracy. sooner than the tip of the second one international conflict, no Confucian society used to be democratic, so the controversy might merely be performed in an summary feel. in basic terms after the conflict did Japan turn out to be a democratic state, and it's not an ideal case of the Confucian tradition — for one, its Confucian legacy is diluted; in addition, its postwar transition to democracy was once, to a wide quantity, externally imposed instead of internally generated. within the past due Nineteen Eighties and early Nineties, South Korea and Taiwan joined what Samuel P Huntington termed the “third wave of democratization”. ultimately, at the very least societies with powerful Confucian historical past became democratic, and in contrast to Japan, their democratic transition resulted quite often from inner political dynamics.
Confucian tradition and Democracy represents a finished attempt to check the linkages among Confucian tradition and democracy. construction at the empirical proof from South Korea and Taiwan, and studying semi-democratic societies with huge reports in electoral politics like Singapore and Hong Kong, this booklet offers readers with an empirical and special insurance of democratization and democratic governance in a number of Confucian societies. Japan — as a rustic motivated via Confucianism, is usually analyzed, including China — no matter if China joins the kin of democratic states is definitely an incredible trouble for plenty of within the sector and beyond.
- Introduction: Democracy, Confucian variety? (John Fuh-sheng Hsieh)
- Protest Confucianism and Postwar eastern Democratic perform (John A Tucker)
- Identity and Democratic Values in Divided Taiwan (I-chou Liu and Kuang-hui Chen)
- The Political common sense of Public Policymaking in Democratizing Taiwan (Joseph Wong)
- Adaptations in Korea: Confucianism, Democracy, and financial improvement (John Kie-Chiang Oh)
- The Politics of Confucianism and Asian Values in Singapore (Lam Peng Er)
- Confucianism and Pluralism in a Meritocratic Society: The Singapore Case (Thomas J Bellows)
- Confucian Values and Democratic Governance in Hong Kong (Joseph Y S Cheng)
- Changes in Political Values in Mainland China because the Nineteen Nineties: proof from Surveys (Gang Guo)
- On neighborhood Governance in China: From Feudalism, Centralized paperwork, to Self-Governance (Emerson M S Niou)
Readership: Undergraduates, postgraduates, researchers, lecturers, and policymakers attracted to diplomacy within the Asia-Pacific area, in addition to these drawn to political tradition, democratization, and democratic governance in East Asia.
- Provides new examine growth on those topics
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