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Democracy and Civil Society in Asia

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This two volume set presents critical perspectives on recent and long term trends in the economic, socio cultural and political life of the people of Asia and examines the policies and constraints faced by the nation states of the region. It is meant for lay readers and specialists in social science disciplines and is a useful text or source book for undergraduate and graduate courses. It contributes to and enriches the current debates on globalisation, the prospects for democracy and sustainable human development and the role of civil society in creating a democratic political culture in Asia.

BusinessEconomicsDevelopment economicsBusinessEconomicsPolitical economyHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical structure & processesPolitical structures: democracy Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 31/03/2004 ISBN-13: 9781403935939  Details: Type: Other Format: Books
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FAHIMUL QUADIR is an Assistant Professor of the Division of Social Science and coordinator of the International Development Studies Program at York University in Toronto. He has recently published in Contemporary South Asia, New Political Economy, South Asian Studies, Hentz and Bo?s (eds.), New and Critical Security and Region, Reed (ed.), Corporate Capitalism in Contemporary South Asia, Thomas and Wilkin (eds.), Globalization and the South, and Poku and Pettiford (eds.), Redefining the Third World. He also co-edited a volume entitled Crises of Governance in Asia and Africa . - JAYANT LELE is Professor Emeritus at Queen's University, Kingston, Canada. - He is the author/coauthor/editor of many articles and books including, Tradition and Modernity in Bhakti Movements, Elite Pluralism and Class Rule, Language and Society, Hindutva: The Emergence of the Right, Unravelling the Asian Miracle, and Asia: Who Pays for Growth? -

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