Although local neighborhood associations are found in many countries, Japan’s are distinguished by their very high participation rates, making them important for the study of society and politics, as well as the blurring of the state-society boundary. Most Japanese belong to one local neighborhood...
To Be Published June 14th 2014 by Routledge
Straddling state and society
This edited collection brings together enterprising pieces of new research on the many forms of organization in East and Southeast Asia that are sponsored or mandated by government, but engage widespread participation at the grassroots level. Straddling the state-society divide, these organizations...
Published December 29th 2011 by Routledge