Student activism in Asia : between protest and powerlessness /

"Since World War II, students in East and Southeast Asia have led protest movements that toppled authoritarian regimes in countries such as Indonesia, South Korea, and Thailand. Elsewhere in the region, student protests have shaken regimes until they were brutally suppressed--most famously in C...

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Other Authors: Weiss, Meredith L. 1972- (Editor)
Aspinall, Edward,
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2012]
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Table of Contents:
  • China: regime shakers and regime supporters / Teresa Wright
  • Japan: student activism in an emerging democracy / Patricia G. Steinhoff
  • Hong Kong: problems of identity and independence / Stephan Ortmann
  • Taiwan: resisting control of campus and polity / Teresa Wright
  • South Korea: passion, patriotism, and student radicalism / Mi Park
  • Indonesia: moral force politics and the struggle against authoritarianism / Edward Aspinall
  • Burma: a historic force, forcefully met / Win Min
  • Malaysia: more transformed than transformational / Meredith L. Weiss
  • Thailand: the cultural politics of student resistance / Prajak Kongkirati
  • The Philippines: students, activists, and communists in movement politics / Patricio N. Abinales
  • Conclusion: trends and patterns in student activism in Asia / Edward Aspinall and Meredith L. Weiss.