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Description - Southeast Asia's Industrialization by K. S. Jomo

Drawing 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 Details

ISBN: 9780333792056
ISBN-10: 033379205X
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 27mm)
Pages: 349
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

K.S. JOMO is Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. He has authored, edited and translated over seventy books and numerous articles and lectured in over fifty countries. He has advised international organizations, national governments and social movements.

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