State Structure, Policy Formation, and Economic Development in Southeast Asia
The Political Economy of Thailand and the Philippines
||Raquiza, Antoinette R.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $54.95|
| Book Description: |
Why do some small, developing countries industrialize and others don't? What factors account for different economic performance among states that are vulnerable to external shocks, crony capitalism, and political instability? This book argues that the answer lies in the structuring of state power, specifically the way different sets of governing elites - political leaders and economic technocrats - are embedded in political organisations and state institutions, and the way these...