Civil Society and Political Change in Asia: Expanding and Contracting Democratic Space

Synopsis

A systematic investigation of the connection between civil society and political change in Asia - change toward open, participatory, and accountable politics. Its findings suggest that the link between a vibrant civil society and democracy is indeterminate: certain civil society organisations support democracy, others could undermine it.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Muthiah Alagappa
  • Edward Aspinall
  • Jennifer C. Franco
  • Sunhyuk Kim
  • Yun Fan
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Stanford, CA
Publication year:
  • 2004