By Gillian Koh,Carol Soon

Set in the context of emerging political pluralism one of the citizenry, daring ground-up clash among the governing and the ruled, and extending adoption of the web and new media, the Institute of coverage reports organised a Civil Society convention on St Martin's Day 2013. This assortment presents a nuanced research of Singapore civil society's improvement over greater than a decade and combines insights from specialists from varied domain names, and units out an time table for the extra development.The first part discusses the various ways and philosophies that underpin civil society - engagement, collaboration, and ideological tensions. the second one part examines swap brokers - expertise, humans, and politics - and their impression on civil society. The 3rd part explores the way forward for civil society, within the components of the non-profit area, civic schooling, adolescence activism, laws, and at last, ethnicity. The ebook offers the state-of-play within the civil society panorama and this could be of curiosity to watchers of political improvement in a delicate authoritarian polity making its transition in the direction of better democratisation.

Show description

Read or Download Civil Society and the State in Singapore PDF

Best globalisation books

The Network Society: A New Context for Planning (Networked Cities Series)

In a transparent and profitable kind, Albrechts and Mandelbaum ponder the demanding situations that the recent paradigm of the community Society creates for city and nearby making plans. Chapters grouped into 5 subject matters talk about theoretical and sensible views at the modern association of social, fiscal, cultural, political and actual areas.

Dependenzkatalysator Landraub? Eine Analyse der Länder Äthiopien und Argentinien (German Edition)

Bachelorarbeit aus dem Jahr 2014 im Fachbereich Politik - Internationale Politik - Thema: Globalisierung, pol. Ökonomie, be aware: 1,3, Universität Regensburg (Institut für Politikwissenschaft), Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Im Jahr 2008 kosteten die Verhandlungen mit dem südkoreanischen Logistikkonzern Daewoo den madagassischen Präsidenten Ravalomana das Amt.

After Capitalism: Horizons of Finance, Culture, and Citizenship (New Directions in International Studies)

From Thomas Piketty to David Harvey, students are more and more wondering even if we're moving into a post-capitalist period. if that is so, does this new epoch sign the failure of capitalism and emergence of different platforms? Or does it mark the final word triumph of capitalism because it evolves into an unstoppable entity that takes new kinds because it engulfs its competition?

Capital without Borders

How do the single percentage retain getting richer regardless of monetary crises and the myriad of taxes on source of revenue, capital profits, and inheritance? Brooke Harrington interviewed execs who specialise in keeping the fortunes of the world’s richest humans: wealth managers. to achieve entry to their strategies and mentality, she proficient to turn into one in every of them.

Extra info for Civil Society and the State in Singapore

Example text

Download PDF sample

Civil Society and the State in Singapore by Gillian Koh,Carol Soon

by David

Rated 4.54 of 5 – based on 46 votes