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Title Globalization and democratization in Asia : the construction of identity / edited by Catarina Kinnvall and Kristina Jönsson.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.

Subject Democratization.
Civil society.
Alt Name Kinnvall, Catarina.
Jönsson, Kristina.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 276 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Analyzing the global-local nexus / Catarina Kinnvall -- Globalization and the twilight of Asian exceptionalism / Lowell Dittmer -- Globalization and democratic governance: the Indian experience / Aswini K. Ray -- On alien Western democracy / Edward Friedman -- Imported democracy: the South Korean experience / Geir Helgesen -- What sort of democracy: predatory and neo-liberal agendas in Indonesia / Richard Robison -- Globalization, authoritarian regimes and political change: Vietnam and Laos / Kristina Jönsson -- Social movements, civil society and democracy in Japan / Hugo Dobson -- Globalization, democratization and civil society in Southeast Asia: observations from Malaysia and Thailand / Anders Uhlin -- Democratic citizenship and minority rights: a view from India / Bishnu N. Mohapatra -- Globalization and democratic developments in Southeast Asia: articulation and social responses / Shamsul A.B.-- Global imaginings, the states quest for hegemony, and the pursuit of phantom freedom in China: from Heshang to Falun Gong / Vivienne Shue -- Appropriating the global within the local: identity formation among the Minahasa in contemporary Indonesia / Michael Jacobsen -- The global-local nexus revisited: constructing Asia in times of globalization / Catarina Kinnvall and Kristina Jönsson.
Summary An interdisciplinary text, this volume shows how simplified views of globalization, that define it as either good or bad, are unhelpful when analysing the impact globalizing forces are having on Asian societies.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203361660 (electronic bk.)
9780203361665 (electronic bk.)
0415277310 (pbk.)
9780415277310 (pbk.)
OCLC # 56205568
Additional Format Print version: Globalization and democratization in Asia. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002 0415277302 0415277310 (DLC) 2002068321 (OCoLC)50291217

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