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Asian Politics in Development : Essays in Honour of Gordon White - Robert Benewick

Asian Politics in Development

Essays in Honour of Gordon White

By: Robert Benewick (Editor), Marc Blecher (Editor), Sarah Cook (Editor)

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Published: 1st March 2003
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This volume adopts a multidisciplinary and comparative approach to development that brings together issues that are characteristic of the lifelong scholarship of Professor Gordon White. These include a focus on the state, civil society, welfare and globalization.

Gordon White's Intellectual Legacy
Introductionp. 3
Social Politics, the State, Policy, Comparison: Gordon White's Contribution to China Studiesp. 7
Gordon White and Development Studies: An Appreciationp. 20
Politics and the State
Reform and the Role of the State in Chinap. 33
Managing Central-Local Relations During Socialist Marketisation: A Changing Role for the Chinese Communist Partyp. 50
Treasuring the Word: Mao, Depoliticisation and the Material Presentp. 65
State Enterprise Reform and Gender: One Step Backwards for Women?p. 83
Civil Society
Corporatist Capitalism: The Politics of Accumulation in South Indiap. 109
Bias and Capture: Corruption, Poverty and the Limitations of Civil Society in Indiap. 123
Between Cant and Corporatism: Creating an Enabling Political Environment for the Poorp. 150
Welfare
State Entrepreneurship and Community Welfare Services in Urban Chinap. 173
Creating Wealth and Welfare: Entrepreneurship and the Developmental State in Rural Chinap. 195
Can Welfare Systems be Evaluated Outside Their Cultural and Historical Context? A Case Study of Children's Homes in Contemporary Japanp. 214
The East Asian Welfare States in Transition: Challenges and Opportunitiesp. 230
Globalisation
Is Globalisation All It is Cracked Up to Be?p. 255
Globalisation, Privatisation and China's Industrial Labour Systemsp. 273
Bibliography of Gordon White's Worksp. 290
Notes on Contributorsp. 299
Indexp. 303
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ISBN: 9780714683249
ISBN-10: 0714683248
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 1st March 2003
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1