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A team of international leading experts provide a much needed re-examination of the theoretical claims and the empirical foundation of developmental state theory. Asian States argues that regardless of the merits of the developmental state as an explanation of economic growth, it falls far short of being an adequate theory of the state in Asia. The contributors critically review claims about agency, state-society and state-market relations that shape developmental projects. It broadens the analysis of state involvement in developmental projects and considers the variety of political and social bases for state projects across East and Southeast Asia in a theoretically sensitive, thematic and empirically rich way.


About the Author:

Richard Boyd is Reader in the Law and Society of Japan at Leiden University, The Netherlands.
Tak-Wing Ngo is Lecturer in Chinese Politics at Leiden University, The Netherlands.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780415546638
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publisher Imprint: Routledge
  • Depth: 13
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 13 mm
  • Weight: 349 gr
  • ISBN-10: 041554663X
  • Publisher Date: 01 Apr 2009
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Height: 234 mm
  • No of Pages: 228
  • Series Title: Politics in Asia
  • Sub Title: Beyond the Developmental Perspective
  • Width: 156 mm


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