ISBN-10:
0415315131
ISBN-13:
9780415315135
Pub. Date:
11/12/2003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Transnational Activism in Asia: Problems of Power and Democracy / Edition 1

Transnational Activism in Asia: Problems of Power and Democracy / Edition 1

by Nicola Piper, Anders Uhlin

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Overview

Transnational Activism in Asia: Problems of Power and Democracy / Edition 1

This book provides new perspectives on transnational activism with a specific regional focus on Asia. By offering an innovative approach, its theoretical chapters and empirical case studies examine macro as well as micro aspects of power and how cross-border activities of civil society groups are related to problems of democracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415315135
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/12/2003
Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism Series
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile: 1500L (what's this?)

About the Author

Nicola Piper is Research Fellow at the Australian National University in Canberra. Anders Uhlin is Associate Professor of Political Science at University College, Stockholm.

Table of Contents

1. New Perspectives on Transnational Activism 2. State Power and Transnational Activism 3. Governance Regimes and the Politics of Discursive Representation 4. Transnational Activism, Institutions, and Global Democratization 5. World Citizenship and Transnational Activism 6. Transnational Activism and Electronic Communication: Cyber-Rainbow-Warriors in Action 7. Putting Transnational Activism in its Place: HIV/AIDS in the Indonesia-Malaysia-Singapore Growth Triangle and Beyond 8. Transnational Activism by Malaysians: Foci, Tradeoffs, and Implications 9. Transnational Activism and the Pursuit of Democratization in Indonesia: National, Regional and Global Networks 10. 'Democratization' in Taiwan and Its Discontents: Transnational Activism as a Critique

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