Subject: Development; Economics

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Reaching for the Dream: Challenges of Sustainable Development in Vietnam

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Melanie Beresford & Angie Ngoc Tran (eds) 2004 Transition economies allow the study of fundamental questions about the nature of markets. How do they arise and do they necessarily follow the same modus operandi as markets in other countries? How does the state influence the development of markets? How does the opening of the economy […]

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China and Denmark: Relations since 1674

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Kjeld Erik Brodsgaard & Mads Kirkebæk (eds) 2000 This is the first comprehensive study to analyse in detail the evolving political, economic and diplomatic relationship between China and Denmark since their first contact in 1674. The book is thoroughly researched and based on newly available source material in Chinese as well as in Western languages. […]

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Money and Power in Provincial Thailand

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Ruth McVey (ed) 2000 Most studies of Southeast Asian economic change have focused on growth in a few big cities with studies of the countryside tending to concern themselves with the social and environmental impact of metropolitan growth. Very few analysts have looked at the middle distance between metropolis and countryside. This is the horizon […]

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Atlas of Laos: Spatial Dimensions of the Economic and Social Development of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

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Bounthavy Sisouphanthong & Christian Taillard 2000 This atlas of Laos is the first of its kind to appear in English. Based on statistics gathered in the late 1990s, the atlas gives a snapshot of Laos’s evolution in the 20 years since the founding of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. But the greatest contribution made by […]

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Atlas of Laos: Spatial Dimensions of the Economic and Social Development of the Lao People's Democratic Republic

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Bounthavy Sisouphanthong & Christian Taillard 2000 This atlas of Laos is the first of its kind to appear in English. Based on statistics gathered in the late 1990s, the atlas gives a snapshot of Laos’s evolution in the 20 years since the founding of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. But the greatest contribution made by […]

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Harvesting Development: The Construction of Fresh Food Markets in Papua New Guinea

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**Karl Benediktsson*’ 2002 This book addresses the global–local tension evident in much work on development issues, through the example of fresh food markets in Papua New Guinea. A key feature is the author’s skilful and inventive interweaving of theoretical constructs with a detailed ethnography of marketing networks, at the rural village and the urban market-place, […]

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Entrepreneurship in Vietnam: Transformation and Dynamics

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Per Ronnås & Bhargavi Ramamurthy (eds) 2000 The private small-scale manufacturing sector has emerged as a key actor in the development of the Vietnamese economy since the launching of market-oriented reforms (doi moi) in the late 1980s. Yet little has been known about the nature and dynamics of this sector during this crucial period. The […]

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Australia in Southeast Asia: Regionalisation and Democracy

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Erik Paul 1998 Australia’s place in the global economy is more than ever linked to Southeast Asia. The relationship has become more complex because of the eurasianization of the Australian continent and increased conflict between the two areas. Australian-bashing by Southeast Asian regimes has become common, much of this sparked by criticism by important segments […]

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Southeast Asian-Centred Economies or Economics?

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Mason C. Hoadley (ed) 1999 This book is not a definitive research statement nor yet another account of Asia’s financial crisis. Rather, it offers Southeast Asian perspectives quite at variance to orthodox Western economic thinking. Topics range from macro perspectives of Indonesia’s Economi Pancasila and Thailand’s Buddhist Economics, through Malaysia’s Islamic financial institutions, to regional […]

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Migration in China

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Børge Bakken 1998 Economic reform in China has led to an internal migration of people within the world’s most populous nation on a scale never seen before. Since China’s new industrial revolution began in the late 1970s, there has been a flow of tens of millions (perhaps even hundreds of millions) of surplus labour and […]

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