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Economic Crises and the Breakdown of Authoritarian Regimes

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  • 17 b/w illus. 31 tables
  • Page extent: 346 pages
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  • Weight: 0.48 kg

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Economic Crises and the Breakdown of Authoritarian Regimes
Cambridge University Press
9780521767934 - Economic Crises and the Breakdown of Authoritarian Regimes - Indonesia and Malaysia in Comparative Perspective - By THOMAS B. PEPINSKY
Table of Contents

Contents

List of Tables
ix
List of Figures
xi
Acknowledgments
xiii
Terms and Abbreviations
xv
1       Crises, Adjustment, and Transitions
1
Two Countries, Two Trajectories
1
Understanding Adjustment and Authoritarian Breakdowns
4
Data and Methods
9
The Plan of the Book
11
2       Coalitional Sources of Adjustment and Regime Survival
14
The Reform Game
16
Financial Crises and the Problem of Adjustment
20
The Global Scope of the Argument
32
Conclusion
35
Appendix
36
3       Authoritarian Support Coalitions: Comparing Indonesia and Malaysia
40
The New Order
42
Mahathir’s Malaysia
61
Discussion: Alternative Models of Authoritarian Politics
77
4       Adjustment Policy in Indonesia, June 1997–May 1998
82
Crisis Onset
85
Fiscal and Trade Policy
87
Monetary Policy
91
Finance and Corporate Policy
94
Exchange Rate and Capital Account Policy
105
Alternative Explanations?
115
5       Adjustment Policy in Malaysia, June 1997–December 1999
119
Crisis Onset
121
Fiscal and Trade Policy
124
Monetary Policy
130
Finance and Corporate Policy
133
Exchange Rate and Capital Account Policy
143
Alternative Explanations?
152
6       Authoritarian Breakdown in Indonesia
155
Ex Ante Unlikely, Ex Post Inevitable
156
Late New Order Politics
166
Riots, Exit, and Endgame
180
Conclusion
185
Postscript: From Authoritarian Breakdown to Democratization
187
7       Authoritarian Stability in Malaysia
192
“The Tragedy That Didn’t Happen”
193
Mahathir’s Malaysia in 1997
198
International Retreat and Domestic Offensive
210
Conclusion
222
8       Cross-National Perspectives
225
Capital Account Restrictions and Regime Survival
226
Debt Crises in the Southern Cone
238
Mexico: 1980s and 1990s
250
Conclusion: Cross-National Perspectives on Crises, Coalitions, and Change
260
9       Conclusions
264
Implications for Social Science
266
Normative Implications
274
References
279
Index
313



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