Asia Publications, May 2011

1 06 2011

A list of recent reports on Asia that were highlighted in the May issue of the Democracy Resource Center Bulletin.

The Arab Spring and Democratization in China
http://www.eai.or.kr/data/bbs/eng_report/2011052615492261.pdf
The question of whether a “Jasmine Revolution” would occur in China has drawn the attention of foreign and domestic observers as well as raised the concern of the Chinese government. Source: East Asia Institute

Civil Society Index: Philippines
http://bit.ly/mzWTD0The Philippines civil society is seen as one of the most vibrant and active in Asia with its deep and expansive root in society as shown by the high level of participation. Despite these positives, CSOs report that their work is hampered by low levels of trust in Filipino society, including lack of trust in CSOs. Source: CIVICUS

Inclusion of a publication does not imply ownership or endorsement by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED); rather, these are publications that the Democracy Resource Center believes would be of interest to NED staff and others interested in democracy promotion.

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