Professor Emeritus

Diane Mauzy (Ph.D, UBC) writes on Southeast Asian politics, and her publications include the major work Barisan Nasional: Coalition Politics in Malaysia. Her research interests include ethnicity, coalition-building and consociationalism, parties and elections, elites, human rights, and political culture (Islam and Confucian). She is the Chair of the Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei Study Group of the Association of Asian Studies, and is past President of the Canadian Council of Southeast Asian Studies and former Vice-President of the Canadian Asian Studies Association. She is also past book review editor of Pacific Affairs.

Recent Publications

  • (with R.S. Milne) Malaysian Politics Under Mahathir, London and New York: Routledge, 1999.
  • “The Realm of Values: Globalization or Western Domination?” in Rodolphe de Koninck and Christine Veilleux, eds., L’Asie du Sud-Est Face à la Mondialisation: Les Nouveaux Champs D’Analyze, Quebec City: Documents de GERAC, Université Laval, 1997.
  • “Singapore’s Dilemma: Coping with the Paradoxes of Success,” in Daljit Singh, ed., Southeast Asian Affairs, 1997, Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1997.
  • “The Human Rights and ‘Asian Values’ Debate in Southeast Asia: Trying to Clarify the Key Issues,” Pacific Review 10 (1997), 210-236.
  • Malaysian Politics Under Mahathir, London and New York: Routledge, 1999.
  • “Democracy, Asian Values and the Question of Governance,” in Amitav Achaya, et al. (eds.),Democracy, Human Rights, and Civil Society in South East Asia, Toronto: Joint Centre for Asia Pacific Studies, 2001.
  • “Electoral Innovation and One Party Dominance in Singapore,” in John Hsieh and David Newman (eds.), How Asia Votes, New York and London: Chatham House, 2001.
  • “Redefining a Nation: Australia’s Efforts to Gain Acceptance for its Policy of ‘Comprhensive Engagement’ with Asia,” The Round Table, Issue 350 (April 1999), pp. 333-346.
  • “ASEAN: Challenges of Regional Political and Economic Cooperation,” in Shalendra D. Sharma (ed.), The Asia-Pacific in the New Millennium, Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, 2000.
  • (with R.S. Milne) Singapore Politics Under the People’s Action Party, London and New York: Routledge, 2002