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International Political Economy Series

Democracy and Civil Society in Asia: Volume 1

Globalization, Democracy and Civil Society in Asia

Editors: Quadir, F., Lele, J. (Eds.)

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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.

About the authors

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

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'...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


Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Introduction: Globalization, Democracy and Civil Society after the Financial Crisis of the 1990s

    Quadir, Fahimul (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Discontents of Democracy: Elite Pluralism, Mystification and Rule of Big Capital

    Bagchi, Amiya Kumar

    Pages 13-28

  • Globalization, Economic Restructuring and the Implications for Democracy in Developing Countries

    Ghosh, Jayati

    Pages 29-55

  • Globalization, Economic Restructuring and the Democratic Implications

    Tabb, William K.

    Pages 56-80

  • Nation Against Democracy: The Rise of Cultural Nationalism in Asia

    Desai, Radhika

    Pages 81-110

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Democracy and Civil Society in Asia: Volume 1
Book Subtitle
Globalization, Democracy and Civil Society in Asia
Editors
  • F. Quadir
  • J. Lele
Series Title
International Political Economy Series
Copyright
2004
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-52375-3
DOI
10.1057/9780230523753
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-1883-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-51423-6
Series ISSN
2662-2483
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 237
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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