Social activism in Southeast Asia : an introduction / Michele Ford -- Southeast Asian activism and the limits to independent political space / Garry Rodan -- Separatism in Aceh : from social rebellion to political movement / Edward Aspinall -- Philippine contention in the democratic "transitions" / Vince Boudreau -- Values and the institutionalization of Indonesia’s organic agriculture movement / Nicola Edwards -- Burmese social movements in exile : labour, migration and democracy / Dennis Arnold -- Labour activism in Thailand / Andrew Brown and Sakdina Chatrakul Na Ayudhya -- The anti-globalization movement in the Philippines / Dominique Caouette and Teresa Tadem -- Activism and aid : shaping the peace movement in Timor-Leste / Thushara Dibley -- International agendas and sex worker rights in Cambodia / Larissa Sandy -- Sexuality rights activism in Malaysia : the case of Seksualiti Merdeka / Julian C.H. Lee -- The Christian right and the Singaporean feminist movement / Lenore Lyons.
"Brings together cutting-edge accounts of social movements concerned with civil and political rights, globalization, peace, the environment, migrant and factory labour, the rights of middle- and working-class women, and sexual identity in an overarching framework of analysis that forefronts the importance of human rights and the state as a focus for social activism in a region characterized by a history of authoritarian developmentalism and weak civil society"--Provided by publisher..
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