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Table of Contents


p. vii


pp. ix-xvii

The Region

Southeast Asia and ASEAN: Running in Place

pp. 3-22

Southeast Asian Economies: Moderating Growth Momentum

pp. 23-37

Latent Danger: Boundary Disputes and Border Issues in Southeast Asia

pp. 38-60

The Five Power Defence Arrangements at Forty (1971-2011)

pp. 61-72

How Will Southeast Asia Position Itself in Asia's Future in an Age of Scarcities?

pp. 73-86

Brunei Darussalam

Brunei: Making Progress Slowly

pp. 89-100


Cambodia: Capitalist Transformation by Neither Liberal Democracy Nor Dictatorship

pp. 103-115


Indonesia: Yudhoyono's Legacy between Stability and Stagnation

pp. 119-134

Financing Indonesia's Ageing Population

pp. 135-149


Laos: A More Mature and Robust State?

pp. 153-168


Malaysia: Sign of the Times: Election Fever, Recurring Themes, and Political Malaise

pp. 171-184

Malaysia's Economic Growth Moderates

pp. 185-200


Myanmar: No Turning Back

pp. 203-219

The Problem of Democracy in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar: Neither Nation-State Nor State-Nation?

pp. 220-237


Aquino: Pushing the Envelope, Single-mindedly

pp. 241-256

The Philippines' National Territory

pp. 257-262


Singapore: Transitioning to a "New Normal" in a Post-Lee Kuan Yew Era

pp. 265-282

A Return to Normal Politics: Singapore General Elections 2011

pp. 283-298


Thailand: Thaksin Survives Yet Disquiet Floods the Kingdom

pp. 301-317

From Inward to Outward: An Assessment of FDI Performance in Thailand

pp. 318-338


Timor-Leste: A More Confident or Overconfident Foreign Policy Actor?

pp. 341-358


Vietnam: A Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

pp. 361-378