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Dilemmas for advocacy organisations in Myanmar’s changing political landscape

  • Dr Tamas Wells, Dr Vanessa Lamb,

Under the government of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi there are political realignments which have reshaped advocacy activity.

‘Indonesia: State and Society in Transition’ By Jemma Purdey, Antje Missbach and Dave McRae

  • Dr Dina Afrianty,

This book is comprehensive and high quality volume, with authoritative authors and up-to-date contributions.

Uncivil Society: How democracy is being undermined from within

  • Professor Vedi Hadiz,

Democracy advocates are confronting the reality that they face hindrances from civil society as well as the state.