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Democracy and Civil Society in Asia: Volume 1

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Zusatztext '...the editors have managed to compile two commendable volumes on certain essential issues concerning not only Asia! but the entire world today.' - Monica Lainer! Contemporary South Asia Informationen zum Autor LOENORA C. ANGELES Assistant Professor at the School of Community and Regional Planning and the Women's Studies Programme! University of British Columbia AMIYA KUMAR BAGCHI RBI Professor of Economics at the Centre for Studies for Studies in Social Sciences in Calcutta CHANTANA BANPASIRICHOTE Assistant Professor of Government! Faculty of Political Science! Chulalongkorn University! Bangkok! Thailand RADHIKA DESAI Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria in Victoria! British Columbia! Canada JAYATI GHOSH Associate Professor at the Centre of Economic Studies and Planning in the School of Social Sciences at Jawanharlal Nehru University! India SUTHY PRASARTSET Associate Professor of Economics! Chulalongkorn University! Bangkok! Thailand WILLIAM K. TABB Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at Queens College and Professor of Political Science at the Graduate Center of the City of New York DAVID ZWEIG Professor of Social Science at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Klappentext This edited volume brings together a number of well-known scholars and activists from various parts of the world to present critical perspectives on recent and long term trends in the economic! socio-cultural and political life of the people of Asia and examines the policies and constraints faced by the nation-states of the region. It contributes to and enriches the current debates on globalization! the prospects for democracy! and sustainable human development. The book offers an incisive assessment of the role of civil society in creating a democratic political culture in Asia. Zusammenfassung This edited volume brings together a number of well-known scholars and activists from various parts of the world to present critical perspectives on recent and long term trends in the economic, socio-cultural and political life of the people of Asia and examines the policies and constraints faced by the nation-states of the region. It contributes to and enriches the current debates on globalization, the prospects for democracy, and sustainable human development. The book offers an incisive assessment of the role of civil society in creating a democratic political culture in Asia. Inhaltsverzeichnis Acknowledgments List of Tables and Figures List of Abbreviations Notes on the Contributors Introduction: Globalization! Democracy and Civil Society After the Financial Crisis of the 1990s; F.Quadir & J.Lele Discontents of Democracy: elite Pluralism! Mystification and Rule of Big Capital; A.Kumar Bagchi Globalization! Economic Restructuring and the Implications for Democracy in Developing Countries; J.Ghosh Globalization! Economic Restructuring and the Democratic Implications; W.K.Tabb Nation Against Democracy: The Rise of Cultural Nationalism in Asia; R.Desai Political Culture! Alternative Politics and Democracy in Greater China; D.Zweig From Victimized Communities to Movement Powers and Grassroots Democracy: The Case of the Assembly of the Poor; S.Prasartset Grassroots Democracy and Community Empowerment: The Quest for Sustainable Poverty Reducation in Asia; L.C.Angeles Civil Society and Good Governance: A New Chapter in Thailand's Political Reform?; C.Banpasirichote Index ...

Autorentext
LOENORA C. ANGELES Assistant Professor at the School of Community and Regional Planning and the Women's Studies Programme, University of British Columbia AMIYA KUMAR BAGCHI RBI Professor of Economics at the Centre for Studies for Studies in Social Sciences in Calcutta CHANTANA BANPASIRICHOTE Assistant Professor of Government, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand RADHIKA DESAI Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada JAYATI GHOSH Associate Professor at the Centre of Economic Studies and Planning in the School of Social Sciences at Jawanharlal Nehru University, India SUTHY PRASARTSET Associate Professor of Economics, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand WILLIAM K. TABB Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at Queens College and Professor of Political Science at the Graduate Center of the City of New York DAVID ZWEIG Professor of Social Science at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Klappentext

This edited volume brings together a number of well-known scholars and activists from various parts of the world to present critical perspectives on recent and long term trends in the economic, socio-cultural and political life of the people of Asia and examines the policies and constraints faced by the nation-states of the region. It contributes to and enriches the current debates on globalization, the prospects for democracy, and sustainable human development. The book offers an incisive assessment of the role of civil society in creating a democratic political culture in Asia.



Inhalt
Acknowledgments List of Tables and Figures List of Abbreviations Notes on the Contributors Introduction: Globalization, Democracy and Civil Society After the Financial Crisis of the 1990s; F.Quadir & J.Lele Discontents of Democracy: elite Pluralism, Mystification and Rule of Big Capital; A.Kumar Bagchi Globalization, Economic Restructuring and the Implications for Democracy in Developing Countries; J.Ghosh Globalization, Economic Restructuring and the Democratic Implications; W.K.Tabb Nation Against Democracy: The Rise of Cultural Nationalism in Asia; R.Desai Political Culture, Alternative Politics and Democracy in Greater China; D.Zweig From Victimized Communities to Movement Powers and Grassroots Democracy: The Case of the Assembly of the Poor; S.Prasartset Grassroots Democracy and Community Empowerment: The Quest for Sustainable Poverty Reducation in Asia; L.C.Angeles Civil Society and Good Governance: A New Chapter in Thailand's Political Reform?; C.Banpasirichote Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Democracy and Civil Society in Asia: Volume 1
Untertitel: Globalization, Democracy and Civil Society in Asia
Editor:
Andere:
EAN: 9781403918833
ISBN: 978-1-4039-1883-3
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Sozialwissenschaften allgemein
Anzahl Seiten: 237
Gewicht: 470g
Größe: H216mm x B216mm x T138mm
Jahr: 2004
Auflage: 2004

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