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Protest and Possibilities

Civil Society and Coalitions for Political Change in Malaysia (Contemporary Issues in Asia and Pacific)

by Meredith Weiss

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Political Science,
  • Civil society,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Malaysia,
  • Political culture,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Asia - General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political participation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7930064M
    ISBN 10080475294X
    ISBN 109780804752947

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Protest and Possibilities explores the pursuit of political reform in Malaysia, an illiberal democracy, and contrasts coalition-building and reform processes there with those of electoral authoritarian Indonesia.

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Weiss,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(2). Protest and Possibilities explores the pursuit of political reform in Malaysia, an illiberal democracy and contrasts coalition-building and reform processes there with those of electoral, authoritarian Indonesia.

The study considers the roles of civil society agents (CSAs) in promoting alternative (especially noncommunal) political norms and helping to find commond ground among opposition political actors.

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By Meredith L. Weiss. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, Softcover: pp. Academic works on the role of the opposition in Malaysian politics are few and far between. Protest and Possibilities下载 and institutional and normative reforms that emerge."—Reference & Research Book News Product Description Protest and Possibilities explores the pursuit of political reform in Malaysia, an illiberal democracy, and contrasts coalition-building and reform processes there with those of electoral authoritarian.

The first book to put contemporary popular protest in a pan-African context, Africa Uprising critically examines Africa’s incorporation into the global economy, the failure of African governments to democratize, the behavior of opposition forces, and the role of African popular culture in the movements.

In doing so, the authors provide essential research and insight for understanding African politics at. This book examines a recent movement for political reform in Malaysia, contrasting the experience both with past initiatives in Malaysia and with a contemporaneous reform movement in Indonesia, to help us understand how and when coalitions unite reformers from civil and political societies, and how these coalitions engage with the state and society.

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By Meredith L. Weiss. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, Softcover: pp. Academic works on the role of the opposition in Malaysian politics are few and far between.

Even if there is a limited number of works. This book challenges the conventional distinction between pre-industrial and post forms of collective action, which continues to operate as a powerful dichotomy in the understanding of protest, and casts new light on rituals and symbolic performances that, albeit poorly understood and deciphered, are integral to our protest repertoire.

About the Book "Explores protesting as an act of faith How to Read a Protest argues that the women's marches of didn't just help shape and fuel a moment—they actually created one."—Masha Gessen, The New Yorker O, the Oprah Magazine’s “14 Best Political Books to Read Before the Midterm Election” "A fascinating and detailed history of American mass.

Twenty years after South Africa’s first democratic election, the nation’s politics are more fractious than ever before. The lofty dreams of the early days of the post-apartheid era have dissolved into cynicism in the face of incessant police violence, the quashing of dissent, and the spread of corruption.

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He is the author of Displacing Human Rights: War and Intervention in Northern Uganda as well as articles and book chapters on political violence, humanitarian intervention, and international law, largely focused on East Africa.This chapter takes a close and critical look at the use made of the Book of Job by two contemporary Christian philosophers, Alvin Plantinga and Eleonore Stump.

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