Myanmar (Burma) Since 1962: The Failure of Development
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2007 - 208 Seiten
Why has Myanmar (Burma), a country rich in resources - rice, timber, minerals - descended to 'least developed country' status? Is the explanation to be found inside Burma or beyond? Is the failure of development due to political authoritarianism and conflict? Or perhaps the drugs trade is partly to blame?
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Myanmar (Burma) since 1962: the Failure of Development
Peter John Perry
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Seite 188 - Behind the Teak Curtain: Authoritarianism, Agricultural Policies, and Political Legitimacy in Rural Burma (London: Kegan Paul, 2003).