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Defining success through positive development

September 2010

When Makoto Takeuchi came to the Walter H.

October 2009 Dispatch - The DPJ and New Asianism

October 2009

We are pleased to bring you the first dispatch of the year in our series of Shorenstein APARC Dispatches.

April 2009 Dispatch - Late Democratizers? Authoritarian Developmentalism and Political Change in Pacific Asia

April 2009

We are pleased to bring you the fourth dispatch of the new year in our series of Shorenstein APARC Dispatches. This month's piece, "Late Democratizers?

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The Foxy Art of Herding Dragons: How Sly Asian Leaders Pulled off Politically Difficult Economic Reforms

May 6, 2008

Major economic reforms are often politically difficult.  They may cause pain to voters and provoke unrest.  They may be opposed by politicians whose time horizons are shortened by electoral cycles....