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East & Southeast Asia: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
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East & Southeast Asia: Government Institutions & Political Processes
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Content-Rich  Asian Governments on the WWW Links to government institutions, embassies & consulates, & general & political information for individual countries, compiled by Gunnar Anzinger
Content-Rich Asian Political Resources "links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media & more," grouped by country
ASIANOW - Asiaweek: The People Power Century Profiles of Asian leaders "Combining idealism & pragmatic political instincts [&] repudiating politics-as-usual "(11/5/99)
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments CIA's online directory, updated weekly
Corruption: A Selected & Annotated Bibliography Commissioned by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD): general corruption-related literature; literature on specific countries & regions; list of Internet sites of anti-corruption organisations
Corruption: Challenges to Economic Growth & Governance One of the Asian Perspectives series (Oct. 1998)
Corruption Perceptions Index 2002 Corruption rankings of countries by "Transparency International, the only international non-governmental organisation devoted to combating corruption"
Comparative & Foreign Governments on the Internet: Asia University of British Columbia Library's listing of links to the governments & politics of Asian countries
E-government in Asia and the Pacific Documents, surveys & reports compiled by United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance (UNPAN)
eGovernment Leadership: High Performance, Maximum Value Accenture's 5th e-government study (May 2004)
Content-Rich Elections around the World's guide to election results, political parties, parliaments, electoral institutes, & election calendar around the globe
Foreign Governments/Asia and the Pacific The University of Michigan Library's comprehensive list
Global Corruption Report Transparency International's downloadable annual reports covering worldwide corruption
Global e-Government 2003 3rd annual update on "the delivery of public sector information & online services through the Internet" (Darrell M. West, Center for Public Policy, Brown University; Sept. 2003) [PDF]
Global e-Government 2002 Comparative study of governments of the world in "the delivery of public sector information and online services through the Internet," conducted by Darrell M. West, Brown University (PDF; press release)
Content-Rich Governments on the WWW Links to governments, multinational organizations, heads of state, parliaments, representations in foreign countries, law courts, & institutions in various areas
Lijphart Election Archive "a research collection of district level election results for approximately 350 national legislative elections in 26 countries," "& links other sources of online election data & information"
Content-Rich The Nationalism Project "an extensive collection of materials related to the study of nationalism including: essays, articles, dissertations, book abstracts and reviews, subject bibliographies, a bibliography of over 2,000 journal articles, and links to nationalism-related resources."
Content-Rich The New Anticorruption Home Page World Bank's "anticorruption programs and governance initiatives developed by its member countries": topics; tools & data; regional & country approaches; calendar; publications
OpenNet Initiative: Documenting Internet Content Filtering Worldwide Collaborative partnership of Univ. of Toronto's Citizen Lab, Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, & University of Cambridge's Advanced Network Research Group, with "mission ... to investigate and challenge state filtration and surveillance practices"
Content-Rich Political Resources on the Net "Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world," with clickable map
Transparency International Bribe Payers Index 2002 "based on surveys conducted in 15 emerging market countries by Gallup International Association" (May 2002)
Transparency International: Global Corruption Report 2004 Including assessments of the state of corruption in 34 countries & reports on the regulation of political finance worldwide, the disclosure of money flows in politics, the enforcement of political finance laws, the practice of vote buying, the role of the private sector, & efforts to repatriate wealth looted by politicians (PDF format)
Transparency International's Global Corruption Report 2003: East Asia Regional report for China, Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan: Xiaobo Lu, "East Asia;" Liam McMillan, "Floodgates of corruption: China's Three Gorges dam;" Andrew Jennings, "Goodbye Mr Clean"
Transparency International's Global Corruption Report 2003: Southeast Asia Regional report for Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam: Emil Bolongaita, "Southeast Asia;" Stefanie Teggemann, The poor speak up: corruption stories from Indonesia;" The Center for Social Development, "Teaching integrity in Cambodia's schools"
UN-HABITAT: The Global Campaign on Urban Governance UN initiative "to support the implementation of the Habitat Agenda goal of "sustainable human settlements development in an urbanizing world" ... to contribute to the eradication of poverty through improved urban governance"
The Web Won't Topple Tyranny: Joshua Kurlantzick on the Internet's flaws as a political medium & its control & subversion by authoritarian regimes (The New Republic Online, April 10, 2004)
World Political Leaders 1945-2003 Capsule biographies & links for leaders of countries & international organizations since 1945
World Rulers: Heads of State & Prime Ministers A chronological listing
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