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Author Steinberg, David I.

Title Burma's Road Toward Development : Growth and Ideology under Military Rule
Published Milton : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (256 pages)
Series Westview special studies on South and Southeast Asia
Westview special studies on South and Southeast Asia.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Dedication; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Maps, Tables, and Charts; Preface; Glossary; Measurements and Exchange Rates; Introduction; 1972-The Road Toward Development: Detour or Thoroughfare?; Periods in Contemporary Burmese History; The Land; 1. The Military Coup of 1962 and Its Antecedents; The Setting; The Role of the Military, 1948-1958; The Military Caretaker Period, 1958-1960; The Efficacy of the Civilian Government; The Coup and Its Origins; The Student Union and Nationalist Symbols; 2. The Economics of Political Inversion, 1962-1972
Literacy and EducationDemographic Growth; 6. Agricultural Potential and Performance; Rice; Forestry; Fisheries and Livestock; Irrigation; Agricultural Tenancy; Agricultural Credit; Agricultural Procurement and Pricing; 7. Economic Performance: Industry and Trade; Industrial Growth; Mining and Petroleum; The Export Trade; Imports and the Balance of Trade; Electric Power; Economic Trends; 8. The Development Outlook for Burma; Constraints to Burmese Development; Culture and Growth; Burma's Potential for Growth; The Role of Foreign Assistance; 9. Conclusions: The Burmese Road Toward Development
The Theoretical Basis for Revolutionary PolicyThe Lanzin Party and Mass Mobilization Systems; Developmental Priorities; The Hermit Nation: Foreign Affairs and Foreign Assistance; 3. The Reassessment of Priorities, 1972; The Reassessment of Development Priorities; The Planning Process; The Exposure to the World; 4. The Constitution of 1974 and Bureaucratic Change; The Process of Constitutional Revision; The Constitution; The Aftermath of the Constitution; 5. Income and the Social Sector; The Burmese Standard of Living; Health and Nutrition: The Expansion of Social Services
Notes NotesBibliography; Index
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Subject Burma -- Armed Forces -- Political activity
Burma -- Condiciones económicas -- 1948 ****
Burma -- Economic conditions -- 1948-
Burma -- Economic policy.
Burma -- Politics and government -- 1962-1988.
Burma -- Política y gobierno -- 1948 ****
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429704593