The political economy of South-East Asia: an introduction

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Oxford University Press, 1997 - Business & Economics - 299 pages
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Southeast Asia has undergone a remarkable industrial and economic transformation in the last two decades. This book examines the political economy of contemporary development in the region, discussing the changing political alignments and patterns of social organization. Chapters covering labor in Southeast Asia, regional economic institution-building, and the emergence of sub-regional economic growth zones complement six country studies, including Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Readable and provocative, the book identifies the central theoretical issues at stake in the debate over economic development.

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Contents

Politics and Markets in Indonesias Postoil Era
29
Pressure on Policy in the Philippines
64
Capitalist Development and the State
93
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About the author (1997)

Garry Rodan is Senior Research Fellow in the Asia Research Centre and Senior Lecturer in politics at Murdoch University.
Kevin Hewison is Professor of Asian Languages and Societies at the University of New England.
Richard Robison is Director of the Asia Research Centre and Professor of Southeast Asian Studies at Murdoch University.

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