Corpus ID: 150779913

Informal pathbreakers : civil society networks in china and vietnam

  title={Informal pathbreakers : civil society networks in china and vietnam},
  author={Andrew Wells-Dang},
  • Andrew Wells-Dang
  • Published 2011
  • Political Science
  • This thesis re-conceptualises civil society as a process of cross-sectoral networking and alliance building among individual activists and organisations. Civil society networks are built on personal connections and develop into flexible, often informal structures that engage in path-breaking advocacy with authorities and elites. In the challenging political contexts of China and Vietnam, civil society networks have brought about significant social change. The findings of extensive fieldwork in… CONTINUE READING
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