State-NGO relations in Malaysia in the Mahathir years

Amaradasa, Patsy. 2007, State-NGO relations in Malaysia in the Mahathir years, Ph.D. thesis, School of International and Political Studies, Deakin University.

Title State-NGO relations in Malaysia in the Mahathir years
Author Amaradasa, Patsy.
Institution Deakin University
School School of International and Political Studies
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2007
Keyword(s) Mahathir bin Mohamad, 1925- - Social and political views
Non-governmental organizations - Malaysia
Civil society - Malaysia
Malaysia - Politics and government - 20th century
Summary This thesis states that the containment of NGOs is not simply due to the state's control of the political mechanisms. This study argues that the boundaries for NGOs are determined by the interplay between the state, the ruling elites, the middle class and the business elites.
Language eng
Description of original [iv], 246 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 302.23430993
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