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Edition 10, 2022
Islam and inter/intra-religious relations in Asia
Women's groups are sometimes blamed for a lack of gender equality rather than those with power such as the state.
A huge percentage of workers in China are in the platform economy without labour protections and very limited ability to strike.
Evolutionary Governance in China: State–Society Relations under Authoritarianism. Edited by Szu-chien Hsu, Kellee S. Tsai, and Chun-chih Chang
Social scientists studying China are developing new theories about how the ruling elites maintain power.
Edition 12, November 2022
Trajectories of civil society in Asia
Protecting the environment from the US Military: Okinawan civil society actors and the barriers to change
Opposition to US military bases in Japan is growing due to PFAS contamination and other environmental concerns.
Everything from hyper-inflation to civil servants' promotions have been postponed until the elections in 2023.
Street protests against Abe's Peace and Security Legislation give way to court action challenging their constitutionality.
What an Australian-based civil society group is learning with Fukushima children amid nuclear growth in Asia
For the children of Fukushima, the consequences of the nuclear accident are part of everyday life with no end in sight.