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?
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.
why and how
sources and evidence
socialist and military
isolation authoritarianism Buddhism and the popular response
the failing driving force
sustained failure and unsustainable success
primacy by default
new profits and old
Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen
Myanmar (Burma) since 1962: the Failure of Development
Peter John Perry
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 2021
activity already alternative appears army basis became better black market border Burma Burmese capital certainly chapter Chinese concern context continued corruption country's course deals decade discussion distribution drug early economic effective especially essential ethnic evidence example expansion experience export fact failed failure FEER figures force gems given global groups half illegal illegal trade important increase individual industry initially insurgency interest issues jade land later least less Lintner major March matter Maung military million mining noted official operation particular period political population position possible practical present problem procurement production question reason recent régime regional remains reports resource rice role rule scale scarcity sector significant situation socialism sources status success suggests supply teak third timber trade traditional
Seite 188 - Behind the Teak Curtain: Authoritarianism, Agricultural Policies, and Political Legitimacy in Rural Burma (London: Kegan Paul, 2003).