ASEAN's Engagement of Civil Society: Regulating Dissent

ASEAN's Engagement of Civil Society: Regulating Dissent

by Kelly Gerard

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This book offers an innovative framework for understanding the role of civil society in regional and global policymaking. Using political economy analysis, Gerard demonstrates that ASEAN's people-oriented agenda builds legitimacy, while sidelining its detractors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349471546
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Critical Studies of the Asia-Pacific
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kelly Gerard is Assistant Professor in Political Science and International Relations at the University of Western Australia. Her research interests span political economy, social movements and governance in East Asia, and her work has been published in The Pacific Review, Contemporary Politics and Globalizations.

Table of Contents

1. A 'People-Oriented' ASEAN? 2. Civil Society Consultations: Explaining Why and How 3. ASEAN and Associational Life in Southeast Asia 4. Civil Society Participation in Spaces Established by ASEAN 5. Civil Society Participation in Spaces Recognized by ASEAN 6. Civil Society Participation in 'Created Spaces' 7. Engaging Civil Society and Regulating Dissent

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