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  1. Political Conflict and Development in East Asia and Latin America

    Edited by Richard Boyd, Galjart Benno, Tak-Wing Ngo

    Long run processes of socio-economic change generate prodigious problems of social conflict and social control, and governments responsible for these processes must therefore manage the resultant conflict. Consequently, the success or failure of a government's management of such conflicts is a...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Rent Seeking in China

    Edited by Tak-Wing Ngo, Yongping Wu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    In China, rent seeking has been linked to the idea of the local developmental state in which rapid economic development is explained in terms of the promotion of village and township enterprises by local cadres who wants to maximize revenue. At the same time, the rent-seeking state is also seen as...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Asian States

    Beyond the Developmental Perspective

    Edited by Richard Boyd, Tak-Wing Ngo

    Series: Politics in Asia

    A team of international leading experts provide a much needed re-examination of the theoretical claims and the empirical foundation of developmental state theory. Asian States argues that regardless of the merits of the developmental state as an explanation of economic growth, it falls far...

    Published December 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  4. State Making in Asia

    Edited by Richard Boyd, Tak-Wing Ngo

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Including contributions from an international team of leading experts, this volume examines state making from a uniquely Asian perspective and reveals some of the misunderstandings that arise when states and state making are judged solely on the basis of Western history. The contributors argue that...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Cultural Construction of Politics in Asia

    By Hans Antlov, Tak-Wing Ngo

    The focus of this volume is the relationship between culture and politics in Asia, mediated by the contentious issue of democracy. The concept of a certain type of democracy based on so-called Asian values has aroused increasing global attention not only because it represents a challenge to the...

    Published February 11th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Hong Kong's History

    State and Society Under Colonial Rule

    Edited by Tak-Wing Ngo

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    Rewriting Hong Kong's history from the bottom up, the chapters investigate vital, but hitherto obscured, aspects of the colony's rise. They cover the Chinese collaboration with the colonial regime, legal discrimination and intimidation, rural politics, social movements, government-business...

    Published August 12th 1999 by Routledge

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