Southeast Asia's Industrialization
Industrial Policy, Capabilities and Sustainability
Edited by K. S. Jomo
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Southeast Asia's Industrialization by K. S. Jomo
Book DescriptionDrawing on a wide range of expertise, this volume addresses fundamental issues surrounding industrialization in Southeast Asia, which are particularly pressing now that the region's miracle has been transformed into a debacle, and the world seeks to draw lessons from the experience. The contributors address crucial questions such as: How did Southeast Asia industrialize? What have been the consequences of domination by foreign investment? Did the region's resource wealth weaken its imperative to industrialize? Why else has Southeast Asia's industrialization been inferior to the rest of the East Asian region? Did the countries' financial systems help industrialization? Was this industrialization sustainable? The volume includes detailed studies of Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333792056
(216mm x 140mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - K. S. Jomo
ANNE BOOTH Professor, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London C.P. CHANDRASEKHAR Associate Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi ANITA DORAISAMI Churchill College, Cambridge, UK and Economics Department, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia CHIN KOK FAY Faculty of Development Science, National University of Malaysia (UKM), Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia GREG FELKER Assistant Professor, Social Sciences Division, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong JAYATI GHOSH Associate Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi LINDA LOW Faculty of Business Administration, National University of Singapore, Singapore RUDOLPH C. MATTHIAS Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, UK RAJAH RASIAH Professor, Faculty of Business, University Malaysia Sarawak MICHAEL T. ROCK Winrock International, Washington DC, USA
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