9 October 2017
Muhammad Yunus: Doing Good in An Uncertain World
In conversation with Dr Ruth Shapiro at the Commonwealth Club, October 2017
Muhammad Yunus believes that today’s economic system is broken and must be reformed to provide opportunity for all. He discusses his views with Dr Ruth Shapiro, Founder and Chief Executive of the Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society.
13 August 2017
Dangers to Going It Alone: Social Capital and the Origins of Community Resilience in the Philippines
Greg Bankoff (Continuity and Change)
The whats and why of the evolution of mutual benefit associations and networks in the Philippines.
1 May 2016
Transparency and Accountability Practice of Vietnamese CSOs (2015 – 2016)
Nguyen Phuong Linh and Le Quang Vinh (Research Center of Management and Sustainable Development)
Capacity and practice of transparency and accountability among Vietnamese Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), and recommendations to inculcate transparency and accountability culture among CSOs are exemplified in the latest report from the Research Center of Management and Sustainable Development.
19 April 2015
Japan’s Civil Society from Kobe to Tohoku
Rachel Leng (Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies)
Leng's paper explores the development of Japan’s civil society by focusing on patterns of citizen volunteerism and the role of NGOs in the country’s natural disaster relief and restoration efforts.
1 September 2012
Building a Partnership for Social Service Delivery in Indonesia: State and Faith‑based Organisations
Minako Sakai (Australian Journal of Social Issues)
Sakai delves into the intricate relationship among faith-based organizations in Indonesia, and that of the government and explicates how these sociopolitical contexts have rendered the formation of partnerships in offering coordinated social services ineffective.
1 September 2011
Popular Mobilization and Democratization: A Comparative Study of South Korea and Taiwan
Jai Kwan Jung (Korea Observer)
How did civil society grow in Korea and Taiwan? How were their experiences different? Jai Kwan Jung explores.