Dictators, democrats, and development in Southeast Asia : implications for the rest / Michael T. Rock.
By: Rock, Michael T.Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 2017Description: xvii, 342 p.ISBN: 9780190619862.Subject(s): Economic development -- Indonesia | Economic development -- Malaysia | Economic development -- ThailandDDC classification: 338.959 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Getting growth going is hard and rare -- History as prologue -- Dictators build and sustain pro-growth coalitions -- Dictators incite domestic capitalists to invest -- Selective interventions in rice agriculture -- The state and industrial development -- Technological upgrading -- Democrats, democratic developmental states and growth -- Democracy and corruption -- Lessons from IMT for the rest.
"An examination of how dictators and democrats in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand built and sustained pro-growth political coalitions"--