Civil Society and Political Change in Asia
Expanding and Contracting Democratic Space
Edited by Muthiah Alagappa


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Civil Society and Political Change in Asia


Acronyms and Abbreviations


Introduction, by Muthiah Alagappa

Part I. Conceptual Perspective

1.      Civil Society and Political Change: An Analytical Framework, by Muthiah Alagappa

Part II. Legitimate Civil Society: Negotiating Democratic Space

2.      Indonesia: Transformation of Civil Society and Democratic Breakthrough, by Edward Aspinall

3.      The Philippines: Fractious Civil Society and Competing Visions of Democracy, by Jennifer C. Franco

4.      South Korea: Confrontational Legacy and Democratic Contributions, by Sunhyuk Kim

5.      Taiwan: No Civil Society, No Democracy, by Yun Fan

6.      India: Expanding and Contracting Democratic Space, by Amitabh Behar and Aseem Prakash

7.      Japan: Social Capital Without Advocacy, by Robert Pekkanen

Part III. Controlled and Communalized Civil Society: Challenging and Reinforcing the State

8.      Malaysia: Construction of Counterhegemonic Narratives and Agendas, by Meredith L. Weiss

9.      Sri Lanka: Ethnic Domination, Violence, and Illiberal Democracy, by Neil DeVotta

10.  Singapore: Engagement and Autonomy Within the Political Status Quo, by Suzaina Kadir

Part IV. Repressed Civil Society; Penetrated, Co-opted, and Avoiding the State

11.  Pakistan: Civil Society in the Service of an Authoritarian State, by Aqil Shah

12.  Burma: Civil Society Skirting Regime Rules, by Kyaw Yin Hlaing

13.  China: The Limits of Civil Society in a Late Leninist State, by Mary E. Gallagher

Part V. Conclusion

14.  The Nonstate Public Sphere in Asia: Dynamic Growth, Institutionalization Lag, by Muthiah Alagappa

15.  Civil Society and Democratic Change: Indeterminate Connection, Transforming Relations, by Muthiah Alagappa