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Radical within limits: Women’s movements, civil society, and the political field in Bangladesh
Women’s groups are sometimes blamed for a lack of gender equality rather than those with power such as the state.
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.
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.
Challenging Japan’s ‘War Laws’: contemporary civil society action in the courts
Street protests against Abe’s Peace and Security Legislation give way to court action challenging their constitutionality.