Guerilla Capitalism

Guerilla Capitalism
Author: Lan Nguyen
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2009-03-09
ISBN: 178063255X
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guerilla Capitalism Book Excerpt:

Aimed at globalising companies, institutional investors, business researchers, students and practitioners. Guerilla Capitalism analyses the nature of the business system and behaviour of state owned enterprises in Vietnam. Written by an expert author, the book is based on first hand case studies containing full and frank interviews with local managers on the country’s business culture. It thus provides those seeking to do business in Vietnam with an unparalleled insight into how and why its businesses in general, and state owned enterprises in particular, are structured and managed, a topic about which little has been previously written. The book also presents researchers and students with a comprehensive, societal approach to the study of organisational behaviour, and offers a distinctive interpretation of the common problems of state owned enterprises in transitional economies that goes beyond the traditional economic explanation. Is written by a Vietnamese academic whose unique access gave him an in-depth knowledge and understanding of business practices in Vietnam Provides information on the business environment in Vietnam Provides a comprehensive and innovative explanation and interpretation of the business system in Vietnam based on real world case studies and observations

The Economic Organization of East Asian Capitalism

The Economic Organization of East Asian Capitalism
Author: Marco Orru,Nicole Woolsey Biggart,Gary Hamilton
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 426
Release: 1997
ISBN: 9780761904809
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Economic Organization of East Asian Capitalism Book Excerpt:

East Asia's dynamic entrance into the global economy has provided a fruitful avenue for research in economic sociology. In this perceptive and timely volume, authors Nicole Woolsey Biggart, Gary G. Hamilton, and the late Marco Orru theorize Asian capitalism and analyze the economic organization of East Asia. Presenting differing dimensions of a Weberian perspective, the authors first provide a theoretical grounding, then consider capitalism in East Asia comparatively, and finally contrast the economies of East Asia and Europe. The Economic Organization of East Asian Capitalism shows how radically different social and cultural institutions can lead to economies that are organized and work in remarkably similar ways. This thought-provoking volume will be essential for students and professionals in the fields of political science, management, third world studies, sociology, international relations, international business, and cross-cultural studies.

Welfare Capitalism in East Asia

Welfare Capitalism in East Asia
Author: I. Holliday,P. Wilding
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 207
Release: 2003-09-18
ISBN: 0230597564
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Welfare Capitalism in East Asia Book Excerpt:

Social Policy has been a key dimension of dynamic economic growth in East Asia's 'little tigers' and is also a prominent strand of their responses to the financial crisis of the late 1990s. This systematic comparative analysis of social policy in the region focuses on the key sectors of education, health, housing and social security. It sets these sectoral analyses in wider contexts of debates about developmental states, the East Asian welfare model and globalization.

The Politics of the Asian Economic Crisis

The Politics of the Asian Economic Crisis
Author: T. J. Pempel
Publsiher: Cornell University Press
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2018-09-05
ISBN: 1501729373
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Politics of the Asian Economic Crisis Book Excerpt:

In the summer of 1997, a tidal wave of economic problems swept across Asia. Currencies plummeted, banks failed, GNP stagnated, unemployment soared, and exports stalled. In short, the vaunted "Asian Economic Miracle" became the "Asian Economic Crisis"—with serious repercussions for nations and markets around the world. While the headlines are still fresh, a group of experts on the region presents the first account to focus on the political causes and implications of the crisis. The events of 1997–98 involved not just property values, financial flows, portfolio makeup, and debt ratios, they argue, but also the power relationships that shaped those economic indicators. As they examine the domestic, regional, and international politics that underlay the economic collapse, the authors analyze the reasons why the crisis affected the nations of Asia in radically different ways. The authors also consider whether the crisis indicates a radical change in Asia's economic future.

The Guerilla Dynasty

The Guerilla Dynasty
Author: Adrian Buzo
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2018-02-19
ISBN: 042996501X
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Guerilla Dynasty Book Excerpt:

Throughout the 1990s, North Korea has operated under a skeptical international eye, due largely to the countrys rigorous self-imposed isolation, its on-going confrontation with South Korea, a controversial nuclear arms program, and the near-total collapse of its economy. North Koreas leaders have chosen to face the world with its Stalinist political culture and ideological framework intact, for better or worseand by most reports, almost exclusively for the worst. How did this situation come to be, and what are its consequences? In The Guerilla Dynasty, Adrian Buzo gives us an accessible, up-to-date, and rigorously researched account of the political, economic, and foreign policy developments in North Korea since 1945.

Guerrilla Capitalism

Guerrilla Capitalism
Author: Adam Cash
Publsiher: Breakout Productions Incorporated
Total Pages: 172
Release: 1984-01-01
ISBN: 9780915179169
Category: Informal sector (Economics)
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guerrilla Capitalism Book Excerpt:

This section contains a collection of books on the underground economy and related subject matter. The books range from scholarly treatises to the nuts-and-bolts of moonlighting, bartering, evading price controls and rationing, smuggling, and dodging regulations and taxes which hamstring the "mainstream" economy. The underground economy is the free market. May your taxes be low, and all your trades be profitable... "If you believe that government regulations are wise rules set up for the benefit of all of us and taxes are our fair share of common duties, then you wouldn't want to read this book". -- Dillinger Relic What is good is "believing in" free enterprise if you don't practice it? This book gives you step-by-step instructions on how to do business "off the books". Doing business without a license; Getting customers to pay in cash; Keeping two sets of books; Investing unreported income; And much more. Highlighted with case histories of successful guerrilla capitalists.

Guerrilla Marketing

Guerrilla Marketing
Author: Alexander L. Fattal
Publsiher: University of Chicago Press
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2018-12-10
ISBN: 022659078X
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guerrilla Marketing Book Excerpt:

Brand warfare is real. Guerrilla Marketing details the Colombian government’s efforts to transform Marxist guerrilla fighters in the FARC into consumer citizens. Alexander L. Fattal shows how the market has become one of the principal grounds on which counterinsurgency warfare is waged and postconflict futures are imagined in Colombia. This layered case study illuminates a larger phenomenon: the convergence of marketing and militarism in the twenty-first century. Taking a global view of information warfare, Guerrilla Marketing combines archival research and extensive fieldwork not just with the Colombian Ministry of Defense and former rebel communities, but also with political exiles in Sweden and peace negotiators in Havana. Throughout, Fattal deftly intertwines insights into the modern surveillance state, peace and conflict studies, and humanitarian interventions, on one hand, with critical engagements with marketing, consumer culture, and late capitalism on the other. The result is a powerful analysis of the intersection of conflict and consumerism in a world where governance is increasingly structured by brand ideology and wars sold as humanitarian interventions. Full of rich, unforgettable ethnographic stories, Guerrilla Marketing is a stunning and troubling analysis of the mediation of global conflict.

Asian Business Networks

Asian Business Networks
Author: Gary G. Hamilton
Publsiher: Walter de Gruyter
Total Pages: 316
Release: 1996-01-01
ISBN: 3110888319
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Digitized Statecraft in Multilateral Treaty Participation

Digitized Statecraft in Multilateral Treaty Participation
Author: Takashi Inoguchi,Lien Thi Quynh Le
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 267
Release: 2021-04-21
ISBN: 9813344857
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Digitized Statecraft in Multilateral Treaty Participation Book Excerpt:

This book is a rarity in that it opens a genuinely creative new vista for understanding global politics as distinguished from international politics, enhancing the vision for understanding global subjects such as multilateral treaties and the Covid-19 virus. Six hundred multilateral treaties deposited in the UN are conceptualized as a bundle of quasi-social contracts by sovereign states. A state’s participation in multilateral treaties is envisaged as digitized statecraft. Using a state’s physical actions and treaties’ attributes, 193 profiles of statecraft are analyzed with the implications for the future of global politics. This book demonstrates that multilateral treaties are both a vehicle and an agency in the globalization trend; thus, both state and international actors influence a state’s joining multilateral treaties. The book represents a marriage of international law and applied information science. It provides a framework for empirical modeling based on artificial intelligence and analyzes this framework in terms of international law and international relations. This book thus creates a new understanding of global politics.

Southeast Asia s Misunderstood Miracle

Southeast Asia s Misunderstood Miracle
Author: Jomo K.S.
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2019-06-04
ISBN: 1000312356
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Southeast Asia s Misunderstood Miracle Book Excerpt:

"The debate on the major factors contributing to Southeast Asian industrialization continues unabated. As might be expected, there is much at stake in this debate. The debate is largely ideological in nature and partly centers on the role and contribution of state interventions and other institutions in market processes in the context of late industrialization. At the risk of caricaturing the debate, on the one hand, one finds the dominant and more influential position held by those who blame the state for all that has gone wrong and credit the market for all that has turned out right; on the other hand, the minority statist extreme position basically credits most major economic achievements in East Asia to appropriate interventions by developmentalist states. While very few people would actually fully identify with either of these caricatured extremes, much of the discussion actually gravitates around either of these poles. "

Made in Hong Kong

Made in Hong Kong
Author: Peter E. Hamilton
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 441
Release: 2021-01-05
ISBN: 0231545703
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Made in Hong Kong Book Excerpt:

Between 1949 and 1997, Hong Kong transformed from a struggling British colonial outpost into a global financial capital. Made in Hong Kong delivers a new narrative of this metamorphosis, revealing Hong Kong both as a critical engine in the expansion and remaking of postwar global capitalism and as the linchpin of Sino-U.S. trade since the 1970s. Peter E. Hamilton explores the role of an overlooked transnational Chinese elite who fled to Hong Kong amid war and revolution. Despite losing material possessions, these industrialists, bankers, academics, and other professionals retained crucial connections to the United States. They used these relationships to enmesh themselves and Hong Kong with the U.S. through commercial ties and higher education. By the 1960s, Hong Kong had become a manufacturing powerhouse supplying American consumers, and by the 1970s it was the world’s largest sender of foreign students to American colleges and universities. Hong Kong’s reorientation toward U.S. international leadership enabled its transplanted Chinese elites to benefit from expanding American influence in Asia and positioned them to act as shepherds to China’s reengagement with global capitalism. After China’s reforms accelerated under Deng Xiaoping, Hong Kong became a crucial node for China’s export-driven development, connecting Chinese labor with the U.S. market. Analyzing untapped archival sources from around the world, this book demonstrates why we cannot understand postwar globalization, China’s economic rise, or today’s Sino-U.S. trade relationship without centering Hong Kong.

Political Theory and South Asian Counter Narratives

Political Theory and South Asian Counter Narratives
Author: Maidul Islam
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2021-09-29
ISBN: 1000457389
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Political Theory and South Asian Counter Narratives Book Excerpt:

This book evaluates the promise of human progress and secularism in grand political narratives of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, comparing counter-narratives of South Asia within the context of a fast-changing twenty-first century. The book embraces a broad range of sources and theoretical approaches that include political philosophy, film, and ideological discourse analysis. In the twenty-first century, global inequality and significant growth of religious and majoritarian nationalisms have been appended with a protracted economic slowdown and recession in many countries. Examining what went wrong in terms of secularism and distributive justice in India, this book critiques the Euro-American visions of democracy, global capitalism, and their so-called universality. As an alternative, it proposes a progressive politics of radical democracy for the Indian people. Reconsidering alternatives to capitalism, western secularism and the radical possibilities of Islamism, Political Theory and South Asian Counter-Narratives will appeal to students and scholars of political theory, international relations, global history, and South Asian politics.

The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific

The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific
Author: Michael K. Connors,Rémy Davison,Jörn Dosch
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2004-08-12
ISBN: 113445077X
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific Book Excerpt:

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Betting on Biotech

Betting on Biotech
Author: Joseph Wong
Publsiher: Cornell University Press
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2011-10-15
ISBN: 0801463378
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Betting on Biotech Book Excerpt:

After World War II, several late-developing countries registered astonishingly high growth rates under strong state direction, making use of smart investment strategies, turnkey factories, and reverse-engineering, and taking advantage of the postwar global economic boom. Among these economic miracles were postwar Japan and, in the 1960s and 1970s, the so-called Asian Tigers—Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan—whose experiences epitomized the analytic category of the "developmental state." In Betting on Biotech, Joseph Wong examines the emerging biotechnology sector in each of these three industrial dynamos. They have invested billions of dollars in biotech industries since the 1990s, but commercial blockbusters and commensurate profits have not followed. Industrial upgrading at the cutting edge of technological innovation is vastly different from the dynamics of earlier practices in established industries. The profound uncertainties of life-science-based industries such as biotech have forced these nations to confront a new logic of industry development, one in which past strategies of picking and making winners have given way to a new strategy of throwing resources at what remain very long shots. Betting on Biotech illuminates a new political economy of industrial technology innovation in places where one would reasonably expect tremendous potential—yet where billion-dollar bets in biotech continue to teeter on the brink of spectacular failure.

Deep Inside the Underground Economy

Deep Inside the Underground Economy
Author: Adam Cash
Publsiher: Breakout Productions Incorporated
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2003
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Deep Inside the Underground Economy Book Excerpt:

Are you fed up with giving so much of your hard earned cash to the government, then watching it get spent on ridiculous pork barrel special interest projects? Would you like to hold on to more of your money for your own special interest projects? The underground economy continues to grow in spite of ever widening attempts by the administration to regulate and tax everything we do. Millions of Americans are practicing free enterprise in today's increasingly unfree society. You too can beat the system and operate your business tax free as a "guerilla capitalist." Find out how people operate Deep Inside the Underground Economy. This is the most comprehensive how-to book available for those entrepreneurial individuals who have decided to end their slavery to wages and to government taxation as well. Discover how you can keep more of what you earn for yourself. Here you will find complete and up-to-date information on the ins and outs of guerilla capitalism and the underground economy in this country. Read case histories of real guerilla capitalists and find out exactly what worked for them and how they did it. What are the pitfalls you have to be careful of when you are moonlighting on weekends for cash or working entirely for yourself instead of working for wages? Is it possible to continue to have a legitimate above ground business and still skim off unreported income? How have other people worked out the problem of laundering money successfully? How do you keep your unreported income hidden? Find out the answers to these questions and more. If you are still working as a wage slave, but would like to move into the world of guerilla capitalists, this is the book that tells you exactly how to do it. You'll find out what the best businesses to operate are and why others wouldn't work. You'll find out how you can fiddle with your tax records so you can manage to keep more of your money out of the gaping maw of the IRS and yourself out of the prison industrial complex. Find out if barter would work for you. Is there any way to avoid banks? This is the book that shows you the ropes on the underground economy. You can find freedom in today's economy. Get Deep Inside the Underground Economy -- How Millions of Americans Are Practicing Free Enterprise in an Unfree Society and get started as a guerilla capitalist today. Book jacket.

Regionalism in the New Asia Pacific Order

Regionalism in the New Asia Pacific Order
Author: Joseph A. Camilleri
Publsiher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2003-01-01
ISBN: 9781781957981
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Regionalism in the New Asia Pacific Order Book Excerpt:

Regionalism in the Asia-Pacific is a complex and rapidly evolving phenomenon. This volume explores the relationship between globalization and regionalization, between states, markets and civil society, and between US hegemony and Asian aspirations.

Social Welfare Development in East Asia

Social Welfare Development in East Asia
Author: K. Tang
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 214
Release: 2000-10-03
ISBN: 0333985494
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Welfare Development in East Asia Book Excerpt:

Comparative social policy has long neglected welfare development in Asia. Not much is known about social welfare in the economically successful East Asian tigers (Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan). They are late starters in social welfare but each has its own trajectory of welfare development. Despite the presence of extensive social welfare, they have shied away from western-style welfare states. The presence of strong developmental states and their development ethos explain in large part the underdevelopment of state welfare.

Social Policy Review 15

Social Policy Review 15
Author: Bochel, Catherine,Ellison, Nick
Publsiher: Policy Press
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2003-07-16
ISBN: 1847425755
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Policy Review 15 Book Excerpt:

Social Policy Review 15 continues the tradition of providing a different style and approach to policy issues from that found in most academic journals and books. Welfare and Welfare Reform in the USA, Europe and the UK combines issues such as globalization, Europe and pensions with examination of the current and historical contexts of social policy. Chapters have been purposely chosen to review a varied and interesting selection of topical social policy developments and to set these in a broader context of key trends and debates. Published in association with the UK Social Policy Association.

Labour and Industry in the Asia Pacific

Labour and Industry in the Asia Pacific
Author: Barry Wilkinson
Publsiher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Total Pages: 253
Release: 2020-01-20
ISBN: 3110846047
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Labour and Industry in the Asia Pacific Book Excerpt:

Economic Shocks and Authoritarian Stability

Economic Shocks and Authoritarian Stability
Author: Victor C. Shih
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 270
Release: 2020
ISBN: 0472037676
Category: Authoritarianism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Economic Shocks and Authoritarian Stability Book Excerpt:

"Economic Shocks and Authoritarian Stability hones in on the economic challenges facing authoritarian regimes through a set of comparative case studies, which include Iran, Iraq under Saddam Hussein, Malaysia, Indonesia, Russia, the Eastern bloc countries, China, and Taiwan, authored by the top experts in these countries. Through these comparative case studies, this volume provides readers with the analytical tools for assessing whether the current round of economic shocks will lead to political instability or even regime change among the world's autocracies. This volume identifies the duration of economic shocks, the regime's control over the financial system, and the strength of the ruling party as key variables to explain whether authoritarian regimes would maintain the status quo, adjust their support coalitions, or fall from power after economic shocks"--