Southeast Asia: Human Landscape of Modernization and Development / Edition 1

Southeast Asia: Human Landscape of Modernization and Development / Edition 1

by Jonathan Rigg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 041513921X

ISBN-13: 9780415139212

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The growth economies of Southeast Asia are presented by the world bank and others as exemplars of development--"miracle" economies to be emulated. How did the region attain such status?

Southeast Asia charts the development of this region, examining the

former market economies of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Burma. Drawing on case studies from across the

Overview

The growth economies of Southeast Asia are presented by the world bank and others as exemplars of development--"miracle" economies to be emulated. How did the region attain such status?

Southeast Asia charts the development of this region, examining the

former market economies of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Burma. Drawing on case studies from across the area, Jonathan Rigg assesses poverty and focuses on the strengthening rural-urban interaction as farmers make livings in the urban-industrial sector and factories relocate into

agricultural areas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415139212
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Southeast Asian Development: The Conceptual Landscape of Dissent 1. Chasing after the Wind: The Making (and Unmaking) of a 'Miracle' 2. Thinking Alternatively about Development in Southeast Asia Part II. Marginal People and Marginal Lives: The

'Excluded' 3. The Geography of Exclusion: The View from Above 4. The Experience of Exclusion Part III. Change and Interaction in the Rural and Urban Worlds 5. New Rural Worlds: More than the Soil 6. The Factory World 7. Rural-Urban

Interactions Part IV. Chasing the Wind: Modernization and Development in Southeast Asia 8. Chasing the Wind

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