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East Asian Social Movements

East Asian Social Movements

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Introduction: Social Movements and East Asia

Section 1: Japan

1. The Environment Movement in Japan and the Duality of Social Systems.

2. A Comparative Study of Social Movements for a Post-Nuclear Energy Era in Japan and the U.S.

3. The Emergence, Development and Success of the "Association for Holding the Referendum" in Maki

4. The Long-Term Effect of Political Socialization during the Late 1960s Student Protest in Japan.

5. Young Koreans Against Ethnic Discrimination in Japan: A Case Study of the Mintoren Movement.

6. The Day Workers' Movement in Japan: Symbolic Construction in the "Winter Struggle"

Section 2: South Korea

7. Democratization and Social Movements in South Korea: A Civil Society Perspective

8. Mesomobilization and the June Uprising: Strategic and Cultural Integration in Pro-democracy Movements in South Korea.

Section 3: Taiwan

9. Social Movements in Taiwan: A Typological Analysis.

Section 4: Hong Kong

10. The Reign of Market: Institutional Setting, Business Cycle and Strikes in Hong Kong

11. Social Movement as Cognitive Praxis: The Case of the Student Movement and the Labor Movement in Hong Kong

Section 5: China

12. State Legitimation and Dynamics of the 1989 Pro-democracy Movement in Beijing

13. Institutionalized Official Hostility and Protest Leader Logic: A case study of a long-term Chinese peasants' collective protest at Dahe Dam

Section 6: Singapore

14. Solidarity from Above: State Ideology, Religion and the Absence of Social Movements in Contemporary Singapore


The Study of East Asian Social Movements: Contributions to Understanding and Theory.

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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780387096254
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Publisher Imprint: Springer
  • Depth: 32
  • Height: 234 mm
  • No of Pages: 516
  • Series Title: Nonprofit and Civil Society Studies
  • Sub Title: Power, Protest, and Change in a Dynamic Region
  • Width: 156 mm
  • ISBN-10: 0387096256
  • Publisher Date: 01 Dec 2010
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Edition: 2011 ed.
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 29 mm
  • Weight: 915 gr

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