Gerald L. Curtis

Gerald L. Curtis is professor of political science at Columbia University and former director of Columbia’s East Asian Institute. He is the author of The Japanese Way of Politics (1988) and the editor of The United States, Japan and Asia: Challenges for United States Policy (1994).

Democracy in East Asia

"Asian and non-Asian authors debate the desirability of democracy in East Asia… The two editors… do an excellent job introducing the issues, ideas, and approaches of the fifteen authors."—Foreign Affairs