Democracy and Civil Society in Asia: Volume 1

Globalization, Democracy and Civil Society in Asia

  • Fahimul Quadir
  • Jayant Lele

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

About this book


This edited volume brings together a number of well-known scholars and activists from various parts of the world to present 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 contributes to and enriches the current debates on globalization, the prospects for democracy, and sustainable human development. The book offers an incisive assessment of the role of civil society in creating a democratic political culture in Asia.


Asia China culture democracy Developing Countries development globalization Governance pluralism society

Editors and affiliations

  • Fahimul Quadir
    • 1
  • Jayant Lele
    • 2
  1. 1.York UniversityTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Queen’s UniversityKingstonCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2004
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political & Intern. Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-51423-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-52375-3
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