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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 EDNA A. CO National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG), University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City. AREIAL HERYANTO Lecturer at the Melbourne Institute of Asian Languages and Societies (MIALS) at The University of Melbourne, AustraliaJING LIN Associate Professor in the Department of Education Policy and Leadership at University of Maryland, USALE THI QUY Center for Family and Women Studies, National Center for Social Science and Humanity Hanoi, VietnamJOEL ROCAMORA Executive Director of the Institute for Popular Democracy at Manila, PhilippinesPETER STOETT Concordia University, Montreal, CanadaLAWRENCE SURENDRA Senior Adviser to the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Stockholm, Sweden and a Visiting Professor at the National Law School of India University BangaloreALISSA TROTZ Member of Red Thread Women's Development Programme, Guyana and Assistant Professor, Sociology and Equity Studies, OISE and Institute of Women's and Gender Studies, University of Toronto, Canada Klappentext This collection explores the possibilities for expanding and consolidating existing democratic spaces in Asia, under the pressure of market reforms. It provides new insights into the prospects for democratic consolidations in the region. The book explores the ways of going beyond the official and elitist discourses on constitutional democracy and economic development. It analyzes the complex challenges of deepening poverty and highlights the obstacles to the empowerment of marginalized communities, including women and ethno-religious minorities. The authors of this volume suggest ways to engender development through grassroots democracy in the new millennium. Zusammenfassung This collection explores the possibilities for expanding and consolidating existing democratic spaces in Asia, under the pressure of market reforms. It provides new insights into the prospects for democratic consolidations in the region. The book explores the ways of going beyond the official and elitist discourses on constitutional democracy and economic development. It analyzes the complex challenges of deepening poverty and highlights the obstacles to the empowerment of marginalized communities, including women and ethno-religious minorities. The authors of this volume suggest ways to engender development through grassroots democracy in the new millennium. Inhaltsverzeichnis Acknowledgments List of Tables List of Abbreviations Notes on the Contributors Introduction: Democracy and Development in Asia in the 21st Century: In Search of Popular Democratic Alternatives' J.Lele & F.Quadir Democratization and Education in China; J.Lin Education as an Instrument of Democratization and Governance; E.A.Co The Debris of Post-Authoritarianism in Indonesia; A.Heryanto Going Beyond the Mainstream Discourse: Democratic Consolidation and Market Reforms in Bangladesh; F.Quadir Engendering Globalization: Perspectives on Challenges and Responses; A.Trotz Women, Development and Empowerment in Vietnam; L.T.Quy Environmental Degradation and Social Justice: Implications for Democracy in Asia; L.Surendra Democracy, Ecology and Ecocide in Asia: Some Critical Reflections; P.Stoett Formal Democracy and Its Alternatives in the Philippines: Parties, Elections and Social Movements; J.Rocamora Index...

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EDNA A. CO National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG), University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City. AREIAL HERYANTO Lecturer at the Melbourne Institute of Asian Languages and Societies (MIALS) at The University of Melbourne, Australia JING LIN Associate Professor in the Department of Education Policy and Leadership at University of Maryland, USA LE THI QUY Center for Family and Women Studies, National Center for Social Science and Humanity Hanoi, Vietnam JOEL ROCAMORA Executive Director of the Institute for Popular Democracy at Manila, Philippines PETER STOETT Concordia University, Montreal, Canada LAWRENCE SURENDRA Senior Adviser to the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Stockholm, Sweden and a Visiting Professor at the National Law School of India University Bangalore ALISSA TROTZ Member of Red Thread Women's Development Programme, Guyana and Assistant Professor, Sociology and Equity Studies, OISE and Institute of Women's and Gender Studies, University of Toronto, Canada

Klappentext

This collection explores the possibilities for expanding and consolidating existing democratic spaces in Asia, under the pressure of market reforms. It provides new insights into the prospects for democratic consolidations in the region. The book explores the ways of going beyond the official and elitist discourses on constitutional democracy and economic development. It analyzes the complex challenges of deepening poverty and highlights the obstacles to the empowerment of marginalized communities, including women and ethno-religious minorities. The authors of this volume suggest ways to engender development through grassroots democracy in the new millennium.



Inhalt
Acknowledgments List of Tables List of Abbreviations Notes on the Contributors Introduction: Democracy and Development in Asia in the 21st Century: In Search of Popular Democratic Alternatives' J.Lele & F.Quadir Democratization and Education in China; J.Lin Education as an Instrument of Democratization and Governance; E.A.Co The Debris of Post-Authoritarianism in Indonesia; A.Heryanto Going Beyond the Mainstream Discourse: Democratic Consolidation and Market Reforms in Bangladesh; F.Quadir Engendering Globalization: Perspectives on Challenges and Responses; A.Trotz Women, Development and Empowerment in Vietnam; L.T.Quy Environmental Degradation and Social Justice: Implications for Democracy in Asia; L.Surendra Democracy, Ecology and Ecocide in Asia: Some Critical Reflections; P.Stoett Formal Democracy and Its Alternatives in the Philippines: Parties, Elections and Social Movements; J.Rocamora Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Democracy and Civil Society in Asia
Untertitel: Volume 2: Democratic Transitions and Social Movements in Asia
Editor:
Autor:
EAN: 9781403918840
ISBN: 1403918848
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Genre: Politikwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 244
Gewicht: 445g
Größe: H222mm x B145mm x T18mm
Jahr: 2004
Auflage: 2004

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