The End of the ‘Asian Model’?

| Iona College, New Rochelle, NY
| University of the West Indies, Jamaica
ISBN 9789027232991 (Eur) | EUR 54.00
ISBN 9781556197451 (USA) | USD 81.00
ISBN 9789027299826 | EUR 54.00 | USD 81.00
With the economic crisis in Asia, which unfolded in recent years, the development ‘model’ on which the phenomenal earlier success of several countries in the region was built requires increasing scrutiny. This anthology questions the validity of the notion promoted by some observers and international financial organizations that there is a universally applicable model of industrialization common to Asian countries. A number of senior and highly regarded Asia specialists are taking a critical look at the various development experiences of several (and some often neglected) Asian countries and evaluate their experiences in a comparative perspective. Comparing the analyses of countries such as Mongolia, the Pacific Islands, or Sri Lanka with Singapore, South Korea and other countries of the region leads the editors of this volume to the conclusion that the fashionable talk about a ‘model’ is not justified and that the picture is much more complex.
[Advances in Organization Studies, 2]  2000.  x, 217 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
1. Industrialization in East Asia: A Developmental Approach
Henk Houweling
2. Singapore, a Global City-State into the Twenty-First Century?
Philippe Régnier
3. Growth and Planning in an Asian NIC: The Singapore Development Model
W.G. Huff
4. Transition into Poverty: The Mongolian Experience, 1989–95
Joe Remenyi
5. Public Policy Interventions, Market Economics, and Income Distribution: The Impact on Sri Lanka and Other Asian Countries
Patrick Mendis
6. See Through a Glass, Darkly: Models of the Asian Currency Crisis of 1997–98
Kanishka Jayasuriya
7. South Korea in 1997–98: A Critical View of the Financial Crisis and the IMF Remedies
Pablo Bustelo
8. Tigers and Lambs: Asian Models of Development and the Island Pacific
Michael Goldsmith
9. Conclusion: The Asian Model in Crisis and the Transferability of Development Experiences
Holger Henke and Ian Boxill
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