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Title East Asian social movements : power, protest, and change in a dynamic region / Jeffrey Broadbent, Vicky Brockman, editors
Published New York ; London : Springer, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 516 pages) : illustrations
Series Nonprofit and civil society studies
Nonprofit and civil society studies.
Contents Mesomobilization and the June Uprising: Strategic and Cultural Integration in Pro-democracy Movements in South Korea / Chulhee Chung -- Mapping South Korean Women's Movements During and After Democratization: Shifting Identities / Song-Woo Hur -- The Korean Environmental Movement: Green Politics Through Social Movement / Dowan Ku Introduction to Taiwanese Society, Culture, and Politics / Ming-sho Ho and Jeffrey Broadbent -- Social Movements in Taiwan: A Typological Analysis / Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao -- ''Rosy Periwinkle'': The Politics of the Licensed Prostitutes Movement in Taiwan / Mau-Kuei Chang and Yufen Chang -- Environmental Movement in Democratizing Taiwan (1980-2004): A Political Opportunity Structure Perspective / Ming-sho Ho -- Introduction to Hong Kong History and Society / Stephen Chiu -- The Reign of Market: Institutional Setting, Business Cycle, and Strikes in Hong Kong / Stephen Chiu -- Social Movement as Cognitive Praxis: The Case of the Student Movement and the Labor Movement in Hong Kong / Benjamin K.P. Leung -- The Development of Post-Modernist Social Movements in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region / Alvin Y. So
Introduction to Chinese Society, Culture, and Politics / Dingxin Zhao and Jeffrey Broadbent -- State Legitimacy and Dynamics of the 1989 Pro-democracy Movement in Beijing / Dingxin Zhao -- Institutionalized Official Hostility and Protest Leader Logic: A Long-Term Chinese Peasants Collective Protest at Dahe Dam in the 1980s / Jun Jin -- The Routinization of Liminality: The Persistence of Activism Among China's Red Guard Generation / Guobin Yang -- Introduction to Singapore Society, Culture, and Politics / John Clammer and Jeffrey Broadbent -- Solidarity from Above: State Ideology, Religion, and the Absence of Social Movements in Contemporary Singapore / John Clammer
Summary In the study of civil society and social movements, most cases are based in Western Europe and North America. These two areas of the world have similar histories and political ideals and structures in common which in turn, affect the structure of its civil society. In studying civil society in Asia, a different understanding of history, politics, and society is needed. The region's long traditions of centralized, authoritarian states buttressed by Confucian and in some cases Communist ideologies may render this concept irrelevant. The chapters in this international volume cover most of the are
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Social status -- East Asia.
Social movements -- East Asia.
Civil society -- East Asia.
Far East -- Politics and government.
Far East -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Broadbent, Jeffrey.
Brockman, Vicky.
ISBN 0387096256
0387096264 (electronic bk.)
9780387096261 (electronic bk.)