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From Iron Rice Bowl to Informalization: Markets, Workers, and the State in a Changing China

Sarosh Kuruvilla, Ching Kwan Lee, and Mary E. Gallagher (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450242
eISBN:
9780801462931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450242.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

In the thirty years since the opening of China's economy, China's economic growth has been nothing short of phenomenal. At the same time, however, its employment relations system has undergone a ... More


Conclusion

Hun Joon Kim

in The Massacres at Mt. Halla: Sixty Years of Truth Seeking in South Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452390
eISBN:
9780801470677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452390.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This concluding chapter reiterates two research questions focusing on the Jeju Commission. First, it considers what process South Korea used to set up the Jeju Commission in 2000 in order to ... More


Japan’s Webs of Nongovernmental Advocacy and Governance

Deborah J. Milly

in New Policies for New Residents: Immigrants, Advocacy, and Governance in Japan and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452222
eISBN:
9780801470790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452222.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter reveals how civil society advocates in Japan have pursued national policy advocacy while drawing on street-level experience and contributing to governance on the ground. It focuses on ... More


Landscapes of Multilevel Governance

Deborah J. Milly

in New Policies for New Residents: Immigrants, Advocacy, and Governance in Japan and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452222
eISBN:
9780801470790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452222.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines how local governments and civil society groups in Italy, Korea, and Spain work toward immigrants' social inclusion. Focusing on the policy areas of housing, health, and ... More


Conclusion

Jiyeoun Song

in Inequality in the Workplace: Labor Market Reform in Japan and Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452154
eISBN:
9780801471018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452154.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This concluding chapter assesses the medium- and long-term effects of key structural changes in Japan's and Korea's political economies on the labor market and social protections: an aging society, ... More


Conclusion: Arenas of Contention and Accommodation

Luigi Tomba

in The Government Next Door: Neighborhood Politics in Urban China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452826
eISBN:
9780801455209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452826.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This concluding chapter begins by discussing the notion of consensus as a possible way to characterize state–society relations. In the context of China, consensus suggests that both resistance and ... More


The Politics of Redress

Celeste L. Arrington

in Accidental Activists: Victim Movements and Government Accountability in Japan and South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453762
eISBN:
9781501703379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453762.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This concluding chapter returns to several key themes raised in the Introduction and discusses areas for future research. It begin by considering the range of cases to which the arguments about the ... More


The Broadening of Sociopolitical Spaces

Renaud Egreteau

in Caretaking Democratization: The Military and Political Change in Myanmar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190620967
eISBN:
9780190686468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190620967.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter analyzes the patterns of the sudden opening-up of Myanmar’s political, social and economic space in the early 2010s. It shows how the environment that emerged under Thein Sein’s ... More


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