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Democracy and Civil Society in Asia: Volume 1 : Globalization, Democracy and Civil Society in Asia - Jayant Lele

Democracy and Civil Society in Asia: Volume 1

Globalization, Democracy and Civil Society in Asia

By: Jayant Lele (Editor), Fahimul Quadir (Editor)

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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.

'...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

Introduction: Globalization, Democracy and Civil Society after the Financial Crisis of the 1990s
Discontents of Democracy: Elite Pluralism, Mystification and Rule of Big Capital
Globalization, Economic Restructuring and the Democratic Implications
Globalization, Economic Restructuring and the Democratic Implications
Cultural Nationalism and the Pax Americana
Democratic Values, Political Structures, and Alternative Politics in Greater China
Going Beyond the Mainstream Discourse: Democratic Consolidation and Market Reforms in Bangladesh
Civil Society and Good Governance: A New Chapter of Thailand Political Reform?
Grassroots Democracy and Community Empowerment: The Political and Policy Requirements of Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Asia
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ISBN: 9781403918833
ISBN-10: 140391883X
Series: International Political Economy Series : Book 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 237
Published: 31st March 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1