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This two-volume set offers severe views on fresh and long-term tendencies within the monetary, socio-cultural and political lifetime of the folks of Asia and examines the regulations and constraints confronted via the geographical regions of the sector. it really is intended for lay readers and experts in social technological know-how disciplines and is an excellent textual content or resource ebook for undergraduate and graduate classes. It contributes to and enriches the present debates on globalization, the clients for democracy and sustainable human improvement and the function of civil society in making a democratic political tradition in Asia.

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Their assets, sales and profits have all increased substantially in the past five years, but the same is not true for their total employment, which has stagnated. 34 Globalization, Economic Restructuring and Implications for Democracy Even this FDI has been very unevenly distributed across regions. Developing countries received less than one-third of total world FDI in the 1990s, and of this, around one-third went to China alone. Only a handful of countries in the developing world experienced FDI inflows of any significance, while most countries received capital inflows that were negligible in per capita terms.

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