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Student activism in Asia

Meredith L. Weiss

Student activism in Asia

between protest and powerlessness

by Meredith L. Weiss

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General,
  • Political activity,
  • Students,
  • College students,
  • Student movements

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMeredith L. Weiss and Edward Aspinall, editors
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLA1058.7 .S88 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25361554M
    ISBN 109780816679683, 9780816679690
    LC Control Number2012021969

    She is the author of Protest and Possibilities: Civil Society and Coalitions for Political Change in Malaysia (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford U. Press, ), as well as numerous articles and book chapters; and coeditor of Between Protest & Passivity: Understanding Student Activism in Asia (forthcoming), Political Violence in South and Southeast Asia. Students, both from NUS and elsewhere, wrote in to the university administration demanding they address the issue; an open letter was signed by almost NUS students. Hundreds more turned up at a town hall convened by the university administration to address student concerns.. Though this incident pales in comparison to student activism in societies like Hong Kong and Malaysia, it.

    Student activists in the country have been both dismissed and embraced as party foot soldiers, revolutionaries, opportunists, and idealists in different contexts. Snellinger’s book provides a compelling analysis of this fractured but integral aspect of the struggle for multi-party democracy in the country. Student activism in the Philippines started by the time of Marcos regime in the late s or early s during the so-called First Quarter Storm of Martial Law. Until today, student activism continues for various causes such as for free education, corruption within the government, and extrajudicial killings.

      Student Activism in Malaysia by Meredith L. Weiss, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(8). The protests of comprised a worldwide escalation of social conflicts, predominantly characterized by popular rebellions against military and bureaucratic elites, who responded with an escalation of political repression.. In the United States, these protests marked a turning point for the civil rights movement, which produced revolutionary movements like the Black Panther by: Authoritarianism, Capitalism, Death of Che .


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The first book in decades to redress this neglect, Student Activism in Asia tells the story of student protest movements across Asia. Taking an interdisciplinary, comparative approach, the contributors examine ten countries, focusing on those where student protests have been particularly fierce and consequential: China, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Indonesia, Burma, Malaysia, Thailand, and the /5(2).

The first book in decades to redress this neglect, Student Activism in Asia tells the Student activism in Asia book of student protest movements across Asia.

Taking an interdisciplinary, comparative approach, the contributors examine ten countries, focusing on those where student protests have been particularly fierce and consequential: China, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Indonesia, Burma, Malaysia, Thailand, and the.

Student Activism in Malaysia traces how higher education and student activism have developed and interacted, beginning with the start of tertiary education in early twentieth-century Singapore and extending to present-day Malaysia.

In the process, Weiss calls into question the conventional wisdom that Malaysian students―and Malaysians overall―have become "apathetic."Cited by: 3.

The first book in decades to redress this neglect, Student Activism in Asia tells the story of student protest movements across Asia. Taking an interdisciplinary, comparative approach, the contributors examine ten countries, focusing on those where student protests have been particularly fierce and consequential: China, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Indonesia, Burma, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Brand: University of Minnesota Press.

The first book in decades to redress this neglect, Student Activism in Asia tells the story of student protest movements across Asia. Taking an interdisciplinary, comparative approach, the contributors examine ten countries, focusing on those where student protests have been particularly fierce and consequential: China, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan /5(3).

Student Activism in Asia provides a rich picture of an important tradition of political protest that has left indelible marks on Asia’s sociopolitical landscape.

Taking an interdisciplinary, comparative approach, the contributors examine ten countries, focusing on those where student protests have been particularly fierce and consequential: China, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Indonesia, Burma, Malaysia, Thailand.

STUDENT ACTIVISM IN ASIA: Between Protest and Powerlessness | Edited by Meredith L. Weiss and Edward Aspinall. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, xii, pp. (Tables.) US$, cloth, ISBN ; US$, paper, ISBN Meredith Weiss and Edward Aspinall, political scientists, have compiled a volume on “student activism” in Northeast.

Editors of a book on Student Activism in Asia (), researching student social movements post-war to the early 21st century, found university student activism is inconsistent with periods of activity and inactivity. Most are liberal, aiming for democracy, but some movements are right wing or religious.

Even in peak periods, most students are Reviews: 2. This chapter discusses the nature of student activism in the Philippines. Filipino activists considered the struggles for student rights and welfare or campus democratization as battles for the benefit of the student masses and also an opportunity to propel to national office.

The chapter examines the two conjunctures in postwar Philippine history when student protest reached high numbers and. Chinese Activism of a Different Kind: The Chinese Students' Campaign to Stay in Australia (Social Sciences in Asia) [Gao Jia] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Chinese Activism of a Different Kind: The Chinese Students' Campaign to Stay in Australia (Social Sciences in Asia)Cited by: 7. Meredith Weiss' Student Activism in Malaysia is a rich, compelling account of student activism in major Malayan/Malaysian middle schools, universities, regional and international youth organisations, from the s till She details the evolution of student activism and argues that in recent years, "universities and students have lost much of their once-substantial autonomy and /5.

The first book in decades to redress this neglect, Student Activism in Asia tells the story of student protest movements across Asia. Taking an interdisciplinary, comparative approach, the contributors examine ten countries, focusing on those where student protests have been particularly fierce and consequential: China, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan Brand: University of Minnesota Press.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(2). The first book in decades to redress this neglect, Student Activism in Asia tells the story of student protest movements across an interdisciplinary, comparative approach, the contributors examine ten countries, focusing on those where student protests have been particularly fierce and consequential: China, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan.

This work traces the early rise and subsequent decline of politically effective student activism in Malaysia. During the s, the state embarked on a project of "intellectual containment" that both suppressed ongoing mobilization of university students and delegitimized further activism.

But despite their significance, these movements have received only a fraction of the notice that has been given to American and European student protests of the s and s. The first book in decades to redress this neglect, Student Activism in Asia tells the story of student protest movements across Asia.

Get this from a library. Student activism in Asia: between protest and powerlessness. [Meredith L Weiss; Edward Aspinall;] -- "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. Student Activism, Politics, and Campus Climate in Higher Education presents a comprehensive, contemporary portrait of political engagement and student activism at postsecondary institutions in the United States. This resource explores how colleges and universities are experiencing unrest and in what ways broader sociopolitical conflicts are evident on-campus, ultimately unpacking Cited by: 5.

mation in Southeast Asia over the last 60 years. The underlying focus of this book is student activism, but Weiss’s perspective is wider.

She locates the campus within a larger environment and examines the relationship between student activism and outside political forces, such as political parties and NGOs, and agenda like anti.

Meredith L. Weiss is associate professor of political science at the University at Albany, SUNY. She is the author of Protest and Possibilities: Civil Society and Coalitions for Political Change in Malaysia, as well as numerous articles and book chapters; and coeditor of Between Protest and Passivity: Understanding Student Activism in Asia; Political Violence in South and Southeast Asia Price: $.

World Book Online is an engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school. Become a World Book Insider. Stay up to speed on all we have to offer-plus activities, crafts, and blogs for parents and educators in our newsletter.How student-led protest movements have challenged governments across Asia since World War II Student Activism in Asia provides a rich picture of an important tradition of political protest that has left indelible marks on Asia’s sociopolitical.Mountain Movers: Student Activism and the Emergence of Asian American Studies shares the history of student movements at SF State, UC Berkeley, and UCLA during the s and features oral histories of prior and current student activists.

These student movements emerged in the midst of the Civil Rights, Black Power, anti-war, and feminist movements of that turbulent time.