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Asian Industrialization and Africa : Studies in Policy Alternatives to Structural Adjustment - Howard Stein

Asian Industrialization and Africa

Studies in Policy Alternatives to Structural Adjustment

By: Howard Stein (Editor)

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Drawing on the case-studies from the industrialization of East and Southeast Asian nations, this book critically examines the structural adjustment policies used in Africa in the last decade. The volume begins to construct an alternative model of economic reform for Africa based on transforming not retracting the state institutions and policies needed to promote industrialization. The Asian country studies include Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Meiji Japan. Policy alternatives to adjustment are proposed in areas such as infrastructure, social overhead capital, agriculture, trade, foreign investment, credit and finance and the organization of industry.

List of Tables and Figures
Notes on the Contributors
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Maps of East and Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa
Policy Alternatives to Structural Adjustment in Africa: An Introduction
The World Bank, Neo-Classical Economics and the Application of Asian Industrial Policy to Africa
Japan's Industrial Development, 1868-1939: Lessons for Sub-Saharan Africa
The Korean Miracle (1962-80) Revisited: Myths and Realities in Strategies and Development
The State as Agent: Industrial Development in Taiwan, 1952-1972
Colonialism and Entrepreneurship in Africa and Hong Kong: A Comparative Perspective
Foreign Investment, the State and Industrial Policy in Singapore
East Asia and Industrial Policy in Malaysia: Lessons for Africa?
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780333657270
ISBN-10: 0333657276
Series: International Political Economy
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 284
Published: 26th February 1996
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.0  x 1.63
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1