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Title: Military professionalism in Asia : conceptual and empirical perspectives 
Author: Alagappa, Muthiah
Date: 2001
Publisher: Honolulu, HI : East-West Center
Abstract: Contents: Military professionalism: a conceptual perspective / Muthiah Alagappa -- India: military professionalism of a first-world army / Dipankar Banerjee -- Japan: completing military professionalism / Noboru Yamaguchi -- South Korea: from new professionalism to old professionalism / Min Yong Lee -- Taiwan: toward a higher degree of military professionalism / Sun Chin-ming -- Thailand: military professionalism at the crossroads / Surachart Bamrungsuk -- Indonesia: redefining military professionalism / J. Kristiadi -- China: from revolutionary tool to professional military / You Ji -- Vietnam: the many roles of the VPA / Carlyle A. Thayer -- Pakistan: professionalism of an interventionist military / Samina Ahmed -- Burma: the new professionalism of the Tatmadaw / Tin Maung Maung Than -- Military professionalism in Asia: ascendance of the old professionalism / Muthiah Alagappa.
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Pages/Duration: 227 p.
Rights: Copyright East-West Center
LC Subject Headings: Asia - Armed forces
Asia - Armed Forces - Officers
Asia - Armed Forces - Non-commissioned officers
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