Civil Society and Political Change in Asia - Table of Contents

Part I. Conceptual Perspective


1.  Civil Society and Political Change: An Analytical Framework
      Dr. Muthiah Alagappa, East-West Center Washington 

Part II. Legitimate Civil Society: Negotiating Democratic Space


2.  Indonesia: Transformation of Civil Society and Democratic Breakthrough
      Dr. Edward T. Aspinall, The University of Sydney

3.  The Philippines: Fractious Civil Society, Competing Visions of Democracy
      Dr. Jennifer C. Franco, PEACE Foundation

4.  South Korea: Confrontational Legacy and Democratic Contributions
      Dr. Sunhyuk Kim, University of Southern California

5.  Taiwan: No Civil Society, No Democracy
      Dr. Yun Fan, Academia Sinica

6.  India: Expanding and Contracting Democratic Space
      Mr. Amitabh Behar, Ford Foundation; Aseem Prakash, Giri Institute of Development Studies

7.  Japan: Social Capital Without Advocacy
      Dr. Robert J. Pekkanen, Middlebury College  

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

8.   Malaysia: Construction of Counterhegemonic Narratives and Agendas
       Dr. Meredith L. Weiss, Yale University

9.   Sri Lanka: Ethnic Domination, Violence, and Illiberal Democracy
       Dr. L. Neil De Votta, Michigan State University

10. Singapore: Engagement and Autonomy Within the Political Status Quo
       Dr. Suzaina Kadir, National University of Singapore  

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


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

12. Burma: Civil Society Skirting Regime Rules
       Dr. Kyaw Yin Hlaing, National University of Singapore

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

Part V. Conclusion   

14. The Nonstate Public Sphere in Asia: Dynamic Growth, Institutionalization   Lag
       Dr. Muthiah Alagappa, East-West Center Washington

15. Civil Society and Political Change: Indeterminate Connection, Transforming Relations
       Dr. Muthiah Alagappa, East-West Center Washington