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Military support of citizens' challenge in the Asian industrialized countries

Yap, Fiona; Chu, Hoang Long


When do militaries in the newly industrialized countries of East and Southeast Asia support their governments, when do they support citizens' challenge of government, and when do they launch coups? We propose and test a theory of military behavior using data from across East and Southeast Asia between the 1970s and 2008. The results corroborate the model's predictions to make four contributions: First, the model provides a framework of military behavior for countries to expand study beyond...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of East Asian Studies
DOI: 10.1017/S1598240800009127


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