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Asian politics in development : essays in honour of Gordon White

Author: Gordon White; Robert Benewick; Marc J Blecher; Sarah Cook
Publisher: London ; Portland, OR : Frank Cass, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume adopts a multidisciplinary and comparative approach to development that brings together issues that are characteristic of the lifelong scholarship of Professor Gordon White.

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Named Person: Gordon White; Gordon White
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon White; Robert Benewick; Marc J Blecher; Sarah Cook
ISBN: 0714653330 9780714653334 0714683248 9780714683249
OCLC Number: 51216379
Notes: Papers presented at the Gordon White Memorial Conference held at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Apr. 30 and May 1, 1999.
Description: viii, 315 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Gordon White's Intellectual Legacy --
Introduction / Robert Benewick, Marc Blecher, Sarah Cook --
Social Politics, the State, Policy, Comparison: Gordon White's Contribution to China Studies / Marc Blecher --
Gordon White and Development Studies: An Appreciation / Mark Robinson --
Politics and the State --
Reform and the Role of the State in China / Tony Saich --
Managing Central-Local Relations During Socialist Marketisation: A Changing Role for the Chinese Communist Party / Akio Takahara --
Treasuring the Word: Mao, Depoliticisation and the Material Present / Robert Benewick, Stephanie Hemelryk Donald --
State Enterprise Reform and Gender: One Step Backwards for Women? / Jude Howell --
Civil Society --
Corporatist Capitalism: The Politics of Accumulation in South India / Elisabetta Basile, Barbara Harriss-White --
Bias and Capture: Corruption, Poverty and the Limitations of Civil Society in India / Rob Jenkins, Anne Marie Goetz --
Between Cant and Corporatism: Creating an Enabling Political Environment for the Poor / Mick Moore, Anuradha Joshi --
Welfare --
State Entrepreneurship and Community Welfare Services in Urban China / Gordon White, Xiaoyuan Shang --
Creating Wealth and Welfare: Entrepreneurship and the Developmental State in Rural China / Sarah Cook --
Can Welfare Systems be Evaluated Outside Their Cultural and Historical Context? A Case Study of Children's Homes in Contemporary Japan / Roger Goodman --
The East Asian Welfare States in Transition: Challenges and Opportunities / Huck-ju Kwon --
Globalisation.
Responsibility: editors, Robert Benewick, Marc Blecher, Sarah Cook.
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