"Date: August 19 (Friday), 2016; Venue: Conference Room 802, Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica"
Includes bibliographical references
Session I. Taiwan and South Korea -- The Tripartite Links of Middle Class, Civil Society and Democracy-Making in Taiwan : 1980-2016 / Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao -- Democracy and Institution Building through Civil Society Activism in Taiwan : the case of Judicial Reform Foundation (Minjian sifa gaige weiyuanhui) / Mau-Kuei Chang -- The Tripartite Links of Middle Class, Civil Society and Democratization in South Korea / Yoon-Chul Park -- Session II. Thailand -- From Paragons to Enemies of Democracy? Middle Class in Civil Society's Role in Thailand's Democratization / Hugh Pei-Hsiu Chen -- Contingent Authoritarians : Civil Society and Middle Class in Thailand / Veerayooth Kanchoochat -- Thailand's Fin de Siècle : the Middle Class, Civil Society and Democratisation at the Critical Royal Transitional Period / Pavin Chachavalpongpun -- Session III. The Philippines -- The Middle Class in Civil Society's Role in Philippines' Democratization Process : Trajectories, Tensions and Transformations / Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem -- Democratic Transformation or Consolidation of Populism : a Comparative Study of the Tripartite Links After Democratization in the Philippines and Thailand / Ploysri Amonvatana and Yusuke Takagi