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

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

by Jonathan Rigg
     
 

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

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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

List of plates
List of boxes
List of figures
List of tables
Preface
Acknowledgements
A note on the text
Glossary and list of abbreviations
Map of Southeast Asia
Pt. ISoutheast Asian development: the conceptual landscape of dissent
1Chasing after the Wind: The Making (and Unmaking) of a 'Miracle'
2Thinking Alternatively about Development in Southeast Asia
Pt. IIMarginal people and marginal lives: the 'excluded'
3The Geography of Exclusion: The View from above
4The Experience of Exclusion
Pt. IIIChange and interaction in the rural and urban worlds
5New Rural Worlds: More than the Soil
6The Factory World
7Rural-Urban Interactions
Pt. IVChasing the wind: modernization and development in Southeast Asia
8Chasing the Wind
Bibliography
Index

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