Civil Society, Globalization and Political Change in Asia: by Robert Weller

By Robert Weller

Teachers and coverage makers have grown more and more drawn to the ways in which non-governmental enterprises (NGOs) may well inspire higher governance, democratic politics, and maybe eventually an international civil society. In Civil Life, Globalization and Political swap in Asia, Robert Weller has introduced jointly a world workforce of specialists at the topic, whose chapters tackle those questions via a sequence of in depth case experiences from East and Southeast Asia together with Japan, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam.

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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1999a, pp. 13–49. ——. ” In Constructing World Culture: International Nongovernmental Organizations since 1875, edited by John Boli and George M. Thomas. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1999b, pp. 1–10. Edwards, Michael. Future Positive: International Co-operation in the 21st Century. London: Earthscan, 1999. Fisher, Julie. Nongovernments: NGOs and the Political Development of the Third World. Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian, 1997. , and L. David Brown, editors.

11 Hong Kong is unique among the cases collected here. Although it has now returned to the political umbrella of China, it has a longer and much more recent colonial history than any of the others. The legacy of this is another social split that partially resembles what we see under all the more authoritarian regimes, and especially in Vietnam and China – one set of organizations was co-opted into close work with the government, while all others were either marginalized or forced away from the political arena into service delivery.

Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Institute for Policy Studies, 1994. Salamon, Lester, Helmut K. Anheier, Regina List, Stefan Toepler, and S. Wojciech Sokolowski. Global Civil Society: Dimensions of the Nonprofit Sector. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies, 1999. Sassen, Saskia. Losing Control? Sovereignty in an Age of Globalization. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996. Scott, James C. The Moral Economy of the Peasant: Rebellion and Subsistence in Southeast Asia.

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