Cultural Politics and Asian Values looks at the political,
cultural and religious background of East and Southeast Asian
societies and those of 'the West', with a view to seeing how they
are affecting contemporary national and international politics:
democratization, the international human rights discourse, NGOs and
The book surveys the political history and pre-history of the
'Asian values' debate, taking it up to the era of Megawati
Sukarnoputri, Chen Shui-bian and Kim Dae-jung. In chapters on
Confucianism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity and liberalism, Barr
explores the histories and conceptual essences of the world
religions involved in or affected by the debate.
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