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Asian Survey (2022) 62 (1): 93–104.
Published: 09 February 2022
...Eve Warburton A devastating wave of COVID-19 infections cast a long shadow over all political and economic developments in Indonesia in 2021. Many of the patterns and trends identified in this journal’s previous year-end analysis intensified in 2021, with a deepening of pandemic-induced crises...
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Asian Survey (2021) 61 (3): 443–472.
Published: 01 June 2021
... that letters in more developed areas are significantly less likely to present the writer as a submissive subject, but no more likely to frame complaints in terms of rights and legality. I also find that many letter writers behave as “constructive citizens” by stressing their interest in helping the authorities...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (6): 1016–1041.
Published: 01 December 2018
... (bureaucratic) pressures, which both aggravate and lessen competition between actors. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Afghanistan aid marketplace aid competition development MATTHEW WILLNER-REID Competition in the Aid Marketplace in Afghanistan Mercenaries, Missionaries...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (4): 726–746.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Gamini Herath In 2015, the UN proposed the Sustainable Development Goals; they were accepted by 193 countries. Sri Lanka faces many challenges in implementing the SDGs. The lack of reliable and recent data is a serious issue. Another issue is the weak institutional capacity of Sri Lanka, which has...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 201–205.
Published: 01 February 2018
... that the country’s contemporary policies will create even development and balanced socio-economic levels. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 socialism inequality social structures development uneven growth BOIKE REHBEIN Laos in 2017 Socialist Rhetoric and Increasing Inequality...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (2): 398–419.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Kathryn Stoner The Russian government under Vladimir Putin has long-term geostrategic interests in Afghanistan: stability, economic development, and curbing narcotics flowing into Central Asia and thence to Russia. Moscow is in the difficult position of not wanting American forces to stay...
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Asian Survey (2014) 54 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Brendan M. Howe In 2013 Laos joined the World Trade Organization, economic growth was over 8%, and graduation from least-developed country status by 2020 remains achievable. But its human development index of 0.543 remained below the regional average. Macro development projects still threaten...
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (1): 150–155.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Brendan M. Howe The year 2012 saw rapid economic growth, resource development, and a young, dynamic population starting to change the face of Lao public life. The governing Lao People’s Revolutionary Party was quick to claim across the board success. There remain, however, significant caveats...
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Asian Survey (2011) 51 (5): 812–843.
Published: 01 October 2011
... transforming into a ruling caste. The adoption of the Red Family as a mode of governance profoundly impacts diplomacy, the legal system, the economy, technology, and culture. KEYWORDS: familism, communism, development, North Korea, Central Asia INSTEAD OF TRANSITIONING INTO LIBERAL democracies, the majority...
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Asian Survey (2011) 51 (2): 333–355.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Brendan Howe; Kearrin Sims Development in Laos has occurred slowly, with uneven distribution and significant negative effects. This article challenges the simplistic assumption of human development and human security as mutually reinforcing processes. It suggests a holistic approach addressing...
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Asian Survey (2009) 49 (3): 484–504.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Adam Fforde During the 1990s, skeptical aid donors confronted an example of development “success” in Vietnam. Understanding this requires reflection upon economic conditions in North Vietnam prior to 1975. These conditions created important prerequisites for a successful transition to a market...
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Asian Survey (2008) 48 (1): 69–74.
Published: 01 February 2008
... the government's electoral prospects, while the protests of the poor were forcibly suppressed. CAMBODIA IN 2007 Development and Dispossession Caroline Hughes Abstract This year saw continued economic growth but increasing discontent over inequality and dispossession. Mindful of upcoming elections, Prime Minister...
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Asian Survey (2007) 47 (2): 288–306.
Published: 01 April 2007
... development BRAND BUDDHA IN INDIA S WEST BENGAL The Left Reinvents Itself Partha Pratim Basu Abstract The reincarnation of the ruling Left Front through the selective assimilation of elements of capitalism under Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee largely accounted for the party s victory in the 2006...