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Ethnic business : Chinese capitalism in Southeast Asia

Author: Jomo K. S.; Brian C Folk
Publisher: London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.
Series: RoutledgeCurzon studies in the growth economies of Asia, 50.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The role of ethnic Chinese business in Southeast Asia in catalyzing economic development has been hotly debated throughout cycles of boom and bust. This text critically examines some of the key  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jomo K. S.; Brian C Folk
ISBN: 0415310113 9780415310116
OCLC Number: 51923345
Notes: Includes revised papers presented at a workshop held at the University of Malaya in 1997.
Description: xiii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction / Brian C. Folk and Jomo K.S. --
2. Chinese capitalism in Southeast Asia / Jomo K.S. --
3. The politics of 'seeing Chinese' and the evolution of a Chinese idiom of business / Alex G. Bardsley --
4. The cultural limits of 'Confucian capitalism': power and the invention of the family among Chinese traders in Sarawak / Yao Souchou --
5. All are flexible, but some are more flexible than others: small-scale Chinese businesses in Malaysia / Donald M. Nonini --
6. The leading Chinese-Filipino business families in post-Marcos Philippines / Temario C. Rivera --
7. Pre-1997 Sino-Indonesian conglomerates, compared with those of other ASEAN countries / Jamie Mackie --
8. Determinants of business capability in Thailand / Akira Suehiro --
9. De-mythologizing Charoen Pokphand: an interpretive picture of the CP Group's growth and diversification / Paul Handley --
10. Telecommunications, rents and the growth of a liberalization coalition in Thailand / Sakkarin Niyomsilpa --
11. Japanese transnational production networks and ethnic Chinese business networks in East Asia: linkages and regional integration / Kit G. Machado.
Series Title: RoutledgeCurzon studies in the growth economies of Asia, 50.
Responsibility: edited by Jomo K.S. and Brian C. Folk.
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