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In Transparency and Authoritarian Rule in Southeast Asia, Rodan rejects the notion that the 1997-98 Asian economic crisis was further evidence that ultimately capitalism can only develop within liberal social and political institutions, and that new technology necessarily undermines authoritarian control. Instead, Rodan argues that in Singapore and Malaysia external pressures for transparency reform were, and are, in many respects, being met without serious compromise to authoritarian rule or the sanctioning of media freedom.
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Garry Rodan was the Director of the Asia Research Centre from 2002 to 2009 and is currently an Australian Professorial Fellow of the Australian Research Council (2010-2014) and a Professor in the Politics and International Studies Programme of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at Murdoch University.
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