9780415255820

Developmentalism and Dependency in Southeast Asia: The Case of the Automotive Industry

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415255820

  • ISBN10:

    0415255821

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-02-28
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

This book provides a detailed cross-country study of the automotive industry in South East Asia. Abbot argues that, contrary to prevailing opinion, the diffusion of manufacturing in the Asia-Pacific has been characterized by hierarchical networks of production linked to Japan for technology.

Table of Contents

List of tables
x
Acknowledgements xi
Abbreviations xiii
Introduction 1(9)
International political economy, development and the state: implications for the study of Southeast Asia
10(25)
Southeast Asia's economic development in the Global and Regional Political Economy
35(22)
Indonesia: Soeharto and the neo-patrimonial state
57(23)
Malaysia: managing foreign capital
80(18)
Thailand: from a bureaucratic polity to the politics of corruption
98(21)
The automobile industry in Southeast Asia in comparative perspective
119(30)
Conclusion
149(6)
Notes 155(18)
Bibliography 173(17)
Index 190

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