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Economic Growth and Political Change in Asia - Graham Field

Economic Growth and Political Change in Asia

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Published: 25th September 1995
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This book looks at the main factors which have contributed to the strikingly strong growth of Asian economies in the last twenty-five years. It considers the economic policies adopted to promote such growth, arguing that it will become increasingly difficult to sustain this. The author then examines the inequalities generated by economic growth, before considering the dynamics of the four different types of political system which have evolved in Asia: veiled authoritarianism; market Stalinism; emerging bourgeois democracy and elite democracy.

Introduction - Factors in Economic Growth - Economic Policy - Dividing the Spoils - Veiled Authoritarianisms: Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia - Market Stalinism: Burma, China, Laos, North Korea and Vietnam - Emerging Bourgeois Democracies: Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand - Elite Democracies: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, the Philippines and Sri Lanka - Index

ISBN: 9780333599549
ISBN-10: 0333599543
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 257
Published: 25th September 1995
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 15