People and development: introduction

Law, Lisa, Miller, Fiona, and McGregor, Andrew (2018) People and development: introduction. In: McGregor, Andrew, Law, Lisa, and Miller, Fiona, (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Development. Routledge, Abingdon, UK, pp. 169-171.

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[Extract] In this section of the Handbook we return to the idea of the success story raised in the introduction: Is development in Southeast Asia creating more equitable, sustainable and empowering contexts for social worlds? As discussed in the Institutions and Economies section, the past few decades have witnessed the regional acquiescence to free market economics, with policies to promote regional integration and economic, political, social and cultural cooperation across Southeast Asian nations. These initiatives have integrated the region into broader regional and global markets in profound ways, but do the free flow of goods, services, labor and capital pro-vide new avenues for economic, social and political inclusion?

Item ID: 54677
Item Type: Book Chapter (Scholarly Work)
ISBN: 978-1-138-84853-5
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2018 23:15
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1699 Other Studies in Human Society > 169903 Studies of Asian Society @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society @ 100%
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