Readings in World Development: Growth and Development in the Asia Pacific

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Nova Publishers, 2006 - Social Science - 192 pages
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Contents

Poverty And Development in the Asia Pacific An Overview of Issues
ix
Poverty Alleviation and Development in East and SouthEast Asia Some Comments
9
Energy Environment and Poverty Nexus in Developing Countries
19
Community Development and Citizens Participation in Governance
27
Social Sector Development in India in the New Millennium with Special Reference to Poverty Alleviation
37
Social Security and Development in India
51
Performance of Manufacturing and Services Sector in India in Post Reforms Period Issues and Experiences
57
Development of Agriculture and Rural Finance in Vietnam
69
Poverty and Environment A Review of Issues and Evidences of Malaysia
85
Policy Failures and Environmental Externalities Case of Oil Palm in Malaysia and Indonesia
101
Searching for A Better Credit System to Help Improve Farmers Income A Reflection from Study on Agricultural Credit Users in Lombok Indonesia
113
Gender Inequality and Poverty The Kenyan Case
127
Indonesia ASEAN and the ASEAN Regional Forum Convergent Trends in Regional and National Development
153
Experiences Gained in Poverty Alleviation and Lessons Learnt
171
Index
181
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