Paradigms from Asian Politics – call for proposals

Series Editors: Alexander C. Tan and James Ockey, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

The political transformation of Asia has been phenomenal but varied.  Whilst some countries have successfully consolidated their democratic systems, others continue to be mired  in weak democratic structures, and still others remain authoritarian. Though there is an increasing understanding of how formal politics in Asia work  and the consequences of constitutional structures in transforming economic, social, and political life, less is known about how social agents and structures outside of formal institutions of political power affect politics.

The Paradigms from Asian Politics series not only helps us gain a better understanding of the ‘how,’ ‘what’ and ‘why’ of power and politics in Asia but ultimately helps us develop, critique, and refine extant theories and our general understanding of politics.

If you are interested in submitting a proposal for this series, please get in touch with Rob Sorsby, Senior Commissioning Editor, Politics.

Proposals should take the form of either:

  1. A preliminary letter of enquiry, briefly describing the project; or
  2. A formal prospectus including: abstract, brief statement of your critical methodology, table of contents, sample chapter, estimated word count, estimate of the number and type of illustrations to be included and a c.v.

Learn more about submitting a proposal to Ashgate on our website

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