Building Civil Society in Authoritarian China: Importance of by John W. Tai

By John W. Tai

How is glossy civil society created? There are few modern reviews in this vital query and whilst it really is addressed, students are inclined to emphasize the institutional surroundings that allows a latest civil society. despite the fact that, there's a desire for a brand new standpoint in this factor. modern China, the place a contemporary civil society continues to be in a nascent degree, bargains a important website to hunt new solutions. via a comparative research of nongovernmental enterprises (NGOs) in today’s China, this learn exhibits the significance of the human issue, significantly the NGO management, within the institution of a contemporary civil society. specifically, in reputation of the social nature of NGOs, this learn engages in a comparative exam of chinese language NGO leaders’ nation linkage, media connections and overseas ties so as to larger know the way each one issue contributes to powerful NGOs.

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In this study, On Action is clearly the least effective among the four featured cases. With respect to the area of policy advocacy through the publication of original research, since the founding of the NGO in late 2006, the organization has conducted small-sample surveys about the state of migrant workers in Beijing and Suzhou. The surveys were conducted years apart and none offered new insights with expert analyses about potentially new issues facing the migrant working population. The survey also did not garner significant media coverage.

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