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  1. Government-Linked Companies and Sustainable, Equitable Development

    Edited by Terence Gomez, François Bafoil, Kee-Cheok Cheong

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    The debate over how far governments should intervene in economies in order to promote economic growth, a debate which from the 1980s seemed settled in favour of the neo-liberal, non-interventionist consensus, has taken on new vigour since the financial crisis of 2008 and after. Some countries, most...

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Thailand in the Cold War

    By Matthew Phillips

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Thailand’s position during the Cold War was ambiguous: the country’s political leadership was very keen to maintain the country’s independence on the world stage, yet at the same time was anxious to establish the country’s credentials as staunchly anti-communist. However, as this book argues,...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large dam development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Local Impact of Globalization in South and Southeast Asia

    Offshore Business Processes in Services Industries

    Edited by Bart Lambregts, Niels Beerepoot, Robert Kloosterman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The latest wave of globalization in South and Southeast Asia has been largely services driven, in particular by firms from advanced economies relocating part of their business processes abroad. This has caused profound changes in the international division of labour, and has had correspondingly...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Urbanization in Vietnam

    By Gisele Bousquet

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Most studies on urbanisation focus on the move of rural people to cities and the impact this has, both on the cities to which the people have moved, and on the rural communities they have left. This book, on the other hand, considers the impact on rural communities of the physical expansion of...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Global Implications of Development, Disasters and Climate Change

    Responses to Displacement from Asia Pacific

    Edited by Susanna Price, Jane Singer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    The dimensions of forced displacement are staggering. Between 1950 and 2005 development and large-scale land acquisition reportedly displaced over 65 million people in India, with the overwhelming majority worse off as a result. This volume offers an innovative and thought-provoking Asia-Pacific...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Green Asia

    Ecocultures, Sustainable Lifestyles and Ethical Consumption

    Edited by Tania Lewis, Tripta Chandola

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Economic development in Asia is associated with expanding urbanism, overconsumption, and a steep growth in living standards. At the same time rapid urbanisation, changing class consciousness, and a new rural-urban divide in the region have led to fundamental shifts in the way ecological concerns...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Aid to Burma

    A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border

    By Anne Decobert

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Through an ethnographic study of an aid organisation working in Burma/Myanmar, this book looks at the political and ethical dilemmas of "humanitarian government", and explores the ways in which aid systems come to be defined as legitimate or illegitimate – humanitarian or "un-humanitarian" – in an...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

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