This title was first published in 2000:  Corruption has become a major issue in East and Southeast Asia since the financial crisis of 1997, leading to widespread political change across the region. But political corruption is not a new issue in Southeast Asia. As Pollwatching, Elections and Civil Society in Southeast Asia shows through in-depth studies of Thailand and the Philippines, political corruption has been a major point of contention within South East Asian countries for decades.

part 1|76 pages

Overview of the Elections and PollWatch

chapter 1|14 pages

PollWatch Organisation

chapter 2|28 pages

Electioneering 1

chapter 3|16 pages

PollWatch Activities: Monitoring

part 2|88 pages

Civil Society in Thailand and the Philippines

chapter 5|16 pages

Civil Society

chapter 7|24 pages

Divergences: Relations with the State

chapter 8|18 pages

Parallels: Alternative Political Cultures