Corpus ID: 12862415

Democratization and Stability in East Asia 1

  title={Democratization and Stability in East Asia 1},
  author={Jennifer and Ind.},
  • Jennifer, Ind.
  • Published 2011
  • Anticipating future political transitions in East Asia, many scholars worry that Chinese democratization and Korean unification will fuel regional instability. To inform this debate, this article examines theories that make competing claims about the stability of these potential transitions: theories within the ‘‘democratization and war’’ school and economic interdependence theory. I compare the predictions of these theories in the cases of previous East Asian transitions in Japan, South Korea… CONTINUE READING