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Title Comparative third sector governance in Asia : structure, process, and political economy / Samiul Hasan, Jenny Onyx, editors
Published New York, NY : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 341 pages)
Series Nonprofit and civil society studies
Nonprofit and civil society studies.
Contents INTRODUCTION. Third sector organisation governance: introducing the themes and the chapters / Samiul Hasan, Mark Lyons, and Jenny Onyx -- SETTING THE SCENE. Third sector growth and governance: contexts, and traditions in Asia / Samiul Hasan -- Legal environment for TSO governance: a comparative overview of six Asian countries / Ishwara Bhat and Samiul Hasan -- Perceptions of third sector governance in Asia / Ma Oliva Z. Domingo and Samiul Hasan -- DESCRIPTIVE FINDINGS AND ANALYSES. Asian third sector organisation and governance structure / Yashavantha Dongre and Shanthi Gopalan -- Third sector organisations and governance process / Jenny Onyx -- Third sector organisation accountability and performance / Jenny Onyx -- THEORETICAL ANALYSES. Collective governance: an alternative model of third sector governance / Ledivina V. Cariño -- Three models of organisational governance in Asia's third sector / Mark Lyons and Ian Nivison-Smith -- Experiences of third sector governance in Asia: a political economy analysis / Samiul Hasan -- CONCLUSION. Governance approach in Asia's third sector: adapted western or modified Asian? / Samiul Hasan and Jenny Onyx -- COUNTRY CHAPTERS. Third sector governance in China: structure, process and relationship / Yuanzhu Ding -- Third sector governance in India / Yashavantha Dongre and Shanthi Gopalan -- Third sector organisation governance in Indonesia: regulations, initiatives and models / Maria R. Nindita Radyati -- Governance in the Philippine third sector: highlights from the country study / Ma Oliva Z. Domingo -- Third sector organisation governance in Thailand: regulations and perceptions / Juree Vichit -- Third sector governance in Vietnam / Le Bach Duong and Khuat Thu Hong
Summary Non-profit organizations, NGOs and other third sector organizations are increasingly playing a central role in achieving and sustaining a prosperous economy and a just civil society in countries around the world. While their importance is widely acknowledged, their sustainability is not guaranteed and depends to a large extent on effectiveness and accountability of their governance. In Europe and North America, the governance of these organizations (setting directions and strategies; identifying and ensuring type and quality of goods and services; defining and maintaining relations among the s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nonprofit organizations -- Government policy -- Asia.
Form Electronic book
Author Hasan, Samiul, 1954-
Onyx, Jenny, 1941-
ISBN 0387755667