Indonesia’s Dramatic Turn Toward Semi-Authoritarianism and Dynastic Politics
By Rizal Ramli
President Joko Widodo is using the powers of the state in an unprecedented bid to shape his country's political trajectory.
Indonesian Court Rules on Minimum Age For Presidential Candidates
By Prem Singh Gill
A Constitutional Court’s ruling has cleared the way for President Joko Widodo’s son, who is under the minimum age of 40, to run for the vice presidency at next year’s election.
Son of Indonesian President Takes Helm of Youth-Oriented Political Party
By Sebastian Strangio
The ascent of the political neophyte Kaesang Pangarep reflects long-standing dynastic patterns in Indonesian politics.
Political Dynasties Dominate Philippines Election — Again
By Mong Palatino
The return to power of the Marcos clan hints at deeper problems with the country's democracy.
What Explains the Enduring Resilience of Political Dynasties in India?
By Ambar Kumar Ghosh and Avishek Jha
Despite widespread rhetorical condemnation of dynastic leadership in political parties, the trend shows no sign of abating.
Asia’s Political Dynasties
By Paul French
Postwar dynasties in Asia have been remarkably persistent.
Matter of Inheritance
So-called hereditary politicians in Japan are remarkable in their numbers.