3 edition of The prospects for civil society in Southeast Asia found in the catalog.
The prospects for civil society in Southeast Asia
by University of Toronto-York University Joint Centre for Asia Pacific Studies in North York, Ont
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||Eastern Asia policy papers -- 18|
|Contributions||Joint Centre for Asia Pacific Studies.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||28 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||28|
xii Complexity, Security, And Civil Society In East Asia nuclear war, energy insecurity, ecological sustainability, trade, climate change, and urban adaptation, but generally in a stove-piped manner, not dissimilar from most civil society organizations. In , the Korea Foundation provided the funding and stimulus to. This background paper informs the Nansen Initiative The Southeast Asian Civil Society meeting in Bangkok, Thailand from 30 June to 1 July , which will explore the issue of human mobility (displacement, migration and planned relocation) in the context of disasters and climate change in the Southeast Asia.
In the process, they explore such issues as the relevance of the nation-state in an age of globalization, the role of Islam in politics and violence, the strengths and weaknesses of a negotiated route to democratic governance, the relationship of corruption and structural reform to economic growth, and the prospects for stability in Southeast Asia. The impact of the current turbulent global political climate on Asia is critically analyzed, employing a holistic and multidisciplinary approach, combining economic, social, political and geopolitical perspectives. Written in an accessible style, the book offers students, business, government, and civil society players powerful insights on Asia/5(6).
How institutions and systems of governance are being forged in an increasingly global environment is discussed and whether civil society in Southeast Asia has really evolved as an independent sphere of social and political s: 2. There has been an avalanche of publications on Southeast Asia in recent years, but no one volume provides an accurate and up-to-date account of political institutions and practices in the region. This book fills that gap. Each country chapter provides a broad overview of the historical, social and economic setting.
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The prospects for civil society in Southeast Asia. [Garry Rodan; Joint Centre for Asia Pacific Studies.] Print book: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.
Subjects: Civil society -- Southeast Asia. Non-governmental organizations -- Southeast Asia. The Asia Society, along with our co-sponsors, the Open Society Institute and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, is honored to welcome His Royal Highness Prince Norodom Sirivudh and Dr.
Kao Kim Hourn. They will speak today on “Civil Society in. The rise of civil society in Indonesia involves a new dynamism as it involves the challenge of promoting democratic values and instituting cultural, civil ideology, political liberties and you will hear about those initiatives to achieve those goals.
This evening’s program is part of a new initiative by the Asia Society. Democracy in Southeast Asia seems to be in crisis. The contributors to this volume argue that this is a crisis of democratic governance. They look into its causes, consequences and prospects, comparing themes of democratic governance in Southeast Asia such as political culture, civil society, political parties and institutions and human rights.
This is evident from the fact that many Southeast Asian citizens are inspired by the civil society concept and now engage in public discourse and participation. The experience of civil society in Southeast Asia shows that its impact -- or lack of impact -- on democratization and democracy depends on a variety of factors not only within civil.
James Midgley, Specht Professor of Public Social Services and Dean of the School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA ’The book outlines, in a refreshingly useful manner, the social mosaic of Southeast Asia.
It includes chapters on politics, civil society, globalization, the economy, gender, and social policy. The internet is full of reading lists with titles like “10 MUST READ books about backpacking Southeast Asia!” This is not one of those lists.
This is a list of 9 great introductions to the history and culture of Southeast Asia. These books have been chosen because they walk the middle ground between heavy history tomes and easy tour : David Mccaskey. This title was first published in The region of Southeast Asia has been one of the focal points for study in academic circles.
Most of the studies concentrate on the economic development but social development received relatively lesser : Kwan Kwok Leung. Wenzao ICSEAS Oct.Call for Paper Conference Theme – Southeast Asia: Transition and Transformation.
For more information, please visit: Call for Paper_ Wenzao ICSEAS Building on the success of the “ Wenzao International Conference on Southeast Asia Studies” ( Wenzao ICSEAS) with conference theme: Beyond Borders and Boundaries and a forthcoming edited book.
Rodan, G. () The prospects for civil society in Southeast Asia. University of Toronto-York University Joint Centre for Asia Pacific Studies, North York, Ont, by: Read this book on Questia. This volume is the result of a two-day closed intensive seminar and a halfday open symposium entitled “Islam and Civil Society: Messages from Southeast Asia”, held on 5–7 November in Japan, sponsored by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation.
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Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize from the Society. This book looks at Islam and its strategic implications for Southeast Asia. Part I outlines Islamic doctrine and traces the history and growth of Islamic economic institutions in the region. In Part II, politics, governance, civil society and gender issues are examined in Cited by: The Changing Face of Corruption in the Asia Pacific: Current Perspectives and Future Challenges is a contemporary analysis of corruption in the Asia-Pacific region.
Bringing academicians and practitioners together, contributors to this book discuss the current perspectives of corruption’s challenges in both theory and practice, and what the.
Wenzao ICSEAS Oct.Call for Paper Conference Theme – Southeast Asia: Transition and Transformation. For more information, please visit: Call for Paper_ Wenzao ICSEAS Building on the success of the “ Wenzao International Conference on Southeast Asia Studies” ( Wenzao ICSEAS) with conference theme: Beyond Borders and Boundaries and a forthcoming edited book.
Civil society space shrinks in South-East Asia Across the region, draconian laws such as those on sedition, lèsemajesté and internal security have been used against civil society, targeting everyone from humanitarian workers and journalists to. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Integrating ASEAN and fragmenting ARF in a subregional and regional context / Kwan Kwok Leung --Civil society in southeast asia / Ming Sing --Constructing the 'China circle' in china and southeast asia / Pak Nung Wong --Gender and development in post-crisis southeast.
The prospects for civil society and political space in Southeast Asia Rodan, G. () The prospects for civil society and political space in Southeast Asia.
In: Amitav, A., Frolic, B.M. and Stubbs, R., (eds.) Democracy, human rights, and civil society in South East Asia. Joint Centre for Asia Pacific Studies, Toronto, pp. Cited by: 2. There has been an avalanche of publications on Southeast Asia in recent years, but no one volume provides an accurate and up-to-date account of political institutions and practices in the region.
This book fills that gap. Each country chapter provides a broad overview of the historical, social and economic setting. It then analyses in detail the political "institutions" of Reviews: 1. Contesting State and Civil Society: Southeast Asian Trajectories EVA-LOTTA E.
HEDMAN School of Oriental and African Studies University of London I. Introduction The spectre of civil society is haunting South East Asia. Witness Manila's 'People Power' inBangkok's 'No-More-Dictatorship' demonstrations inand, most recently, the.
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (15 January ) — Sound economic policies and strong institutions have transformed Asia and the Pacific over the past five decades into a center of global dynamism, according to a new book from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
The book—Asia’s Journey to Prosperity: Policy, Market, and Technology Over 50 Years—explains .In Novemberthe Sasakawa Peace Foundation invited ten Muslim activists and scholars from the region to Japan for exchanging views and experiences among themselves and with Japanese participants.
Here their papers and discussions are compiled into a book, Islam and Civil Society in Southeast Asia.8. Finally, the capacity of civil society must be strengthened. The EU can play a critical role in consolidating democracy and ensuring stability in the countries of South Asia.
It can provide the platform for all the major stakeholders, including civil society, to come together to strengthen accountable democratic systems and Size: KB.