By Michael D. Barr
Cultural Politics and Asian Values appears to be like on the political, cultural and non secular history of East and Southeast Asian societies and people of 'the West', on the way to seeing how they're affecting modern nationwide and foreign politics: democratization, the foreign human rights discourse, NGOs and globalization.
The publication surveys the political background and pre-history of the 'Asian values' debate, taking it as much as the period of Megawati Sukarnoputri, Chen Shui-bian and Kim Dae-jung. In chapters on Confucianism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity and liberalism, Barr explores the histories and conceptual essences of the realm religions fascinated with or laid low with the debate.
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