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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (4): 1007–1021.
Published: 01 November 2011
... were women. The Suai Church massacre was part of a shocking campaign of violence that followed a United Nations-organized referendum in which Timorese had voted overwhelmingly for independence from Indonesia. 27 Jakarta Globe , July 23, 2010 26 CAVR, Chega! ; Geoffrey Robinson, East...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 571–573.
Published: 01 May 2011
... formed Referendum Association. The Referendum Association's goal was not to oppose the construction plan per se , but to open an avenue for public expression of citizens’ opinions on the construction plan and help shape the terms of the political discussion. Ultimately the Referendum Association aimed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (4): 935–943.
Published: 01 November 2018
... detained in the aftermath of the coup; Taweesak Kerdpoka, a journalist prosecuted in relation to the 2016 constitutional referendum; and Prawais Praphanukul, a lawyer prosecuted for alleged violation of Article 112 in 2018, all experienced the curtailment of their liberty for dissenting. The repression...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (2): 630–634.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and the local working-class community. In chapter 6, the climax of the referendum, Inoue analyzes the tensions, contradictions, and nuances of the pro- and anti-base struggle, a virtual “civil” civil war over the direction of the community. In covering the referendum, Inoue brilliantly illustrates how...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (4): 1442–1443.
Published: 01 November 2002
... A R K SELDEN, and S T E P H E N R. SHALOM. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 2001. xviii, 291 pp. $75.00 (cloth); $24.95 (paper). On more than one dimension, the contributions to this book differ extensively. Most notably, narrowly descriptive accounts constitute part 2, "Referendum...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (2): 358–359.
Published: 01 February 1984
... conflicts in shaping local responses to larger political issues, particularly during the critical period preceding the Pakistan referendum of 1947. Significantly, however, Jansson's analysis is generally weakest in dealing with the critical transformations that occurred in the period after World War II...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1947) 6 (2): 184–186.
Published: 01 February 1947
..., "Initiation, Repudiation, and Referendum," would read better as initiative, referendum, and recall. But such slips are rare, and on the wholethe English version is idiomatic, if somewhat stuffy. BOOK REVIEWS 185 The speeches are primarily exhortatory rather than informative. The emphasis is on unity...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1947) 6 (2): 182–184.
Published: 01 February 1947
..., and Referendum," would read better as initiative, referendum, and recall. But such slips are rare, and on the wholethe English version is idiomatic, if somewhat stuffy. ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 35 (1): 167–168.
Published: 01 November 1975
... 1971, in Karachi, he asked Yahya why he had not resigned or proposed a referendum on the separation issue when the talks with the Awami League collapsed. According to Choudhury, "Yahya's answers were incoherent and vague." Yet in posing these questions, the author overlooks the realities...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 35 (1): 166–167.
Published: 01 November 1975
... occasions aroused by Mujib's betrayal of his promises of cooperation. In his search for "might-have-beens" or alternatives open to the regime, Choudhury writes that at the end of March 1971, in Karachi, he asked Yahya why he had not resigned or proposed a referendum on the separation issue when the talks...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (2): 701–703.
Published: 01 May 2003
... characterization of the onset of nationalism, it is perhaps not surprising to see his rehabilitation of Ngo Dinh Diem, the first president of South Vietnam, as a shrewd and morally upright politician who abided by the terms of the Geneva agreements and who constituted his regime through a democratic referendum...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1952) 11 (3): 400–403.
Published: 01 May 1952
... (62-73%) did not know of the Supreme Court referendum, even though over 90% of the voters later voted " Y e s " on that very referendum. The rural samples were also asked their opinions on issues. Even the question, "What do you think of the land reform?" produced a heavy "don't know" response...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1944) 3 (3): 222–236.
Published: 01 May 1944
... of this dissatisfaction with representative government that Kotoku toyed with the idea of direct participation in government. He wrote in an article in the Yorozu that he wished to see the referendum and the initiative put into effect in Japan immediately. His reasons were that with the tax qualifications there were...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 449–452.
Published: 01 May 2015
... relationship with the United States. This is in keeping with recent revisionist work on Diem by Edward Miller, Jessica Chapman, and others. Consequently, when Taylor speaks of the 1955 referendum that Diem arranged and that brought him to power, he does so in very benign terms: “The public campaign and voting...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (4): 741–760.
Published: 01 November 1990
... and 2. 1986 . New Delhi : S. N . Report of the First Referendum in Sri Lanka . 1987 . Sessional Paper No. 11. Colombo : Department of Government Printing . Rudé George . 1959 . The Crowd in the French Revolution . Westport, Connecticut : Greenwood Press . Rudé George 1966...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1957) 16 (4): 682–686.
Published: 01 August 1957
... by a majority vote of those present. Procedure 16. Procedure in all meetings of the Association or its agencies or committees shall be governed by the latest edition of Robert's Rules of order, unless specified in the Constitution or Bylaws. Referendum 17. In addition to referenda required by the Constitution...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 673–702.
Published: 01 August 2016
... referendum on self-determination]. Mingpao , August 2. http://news.mingpao.com/pns1508021438452134295 (accessed April 30, 2016 ). Wong Joshua Chi-fung . 2015b . “The Next Phase of the Democracy Movement: A Referendum...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 63–79.
Published: 01 February 2022
..., to be followed by a general referendum on sovereignty for the island open to all of its people. 10 Regarding the NTS 's position on international receivership for Taiwan, here one finds a marked discursive tension in the journal. Without a doubt, the NTS published a considerable number of articles...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (1): 5–21.
Published: 01 February 2015
... thresholds for national referendums. Other spinoff groups include Democracy Tautin, convened by Lee Chun-ta and focused on wider grassroots action, and Democracy Kuroshio, a student alliance. Even the Low Life Liberation Zone remained engaged in regular discussion about radical democratic interaction...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (3): 769–771.
Published: 01 August 2017
... be. For example, Sun distrusted representative democracy (elected assemblies) and advocated direct democracy (recall, referendum, and the like), but understood full well that direct democracy could hardly be practiced in a large country without certain modifications. In the years before the 1911 Revolution...