Ethnic minorities and regional development in Asia [electronic resource] : reality and challenges / edited by Huhua Cao.Material type: TextSeries: ICAS publication series. Edited volumes ; ; 10.Publication details: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (237 p.)ISBN: 9789048508181 (electronic bk.); 9048508185 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Economic development -- Asia | Minorities -- Asia | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Economic Policy | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Government & Business | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Economic Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Business Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Structural Adjustment | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- General | Economics, finance, business and management | Economics | Development economics | Humanities | History | Society and social sciences | Sociology and anthropology | Culture and history | Economics | SociologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ethnic minorities and regional development in Asia.DDC classification: 338.95 LOC classification: HC412 | .E84 2009ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references (p. -237).
Supports the interdisciplinary discussion that aims to bring together studies in the development of minorities in contemporary Asia.
Description based on print version record.
1. Introduction / Huhua Cao -- pt. I. Minority Region Development -- 2. Maximising Opportunities for the Tibetans of Qinghai Province, China / Anja Lahtintin -- 3. Southeast Asia 'Ethnic Minorities' in an Account by the Florentine Merchant Francesco Carletti: A 17th Century Manuscript / Elisabetta Colla -- 4. Fuzzy Sets in Regional Development Analysis: A case study of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Western China / Shengquan Ma, Ruibo Han and Chengyi Zhang -- 5. Patterns of the Use and the Choice of Health Care Facilities among the Han and Minority Populations in China / Julia Vedom and Huhua Cao -- 6. Accessibility of Health Care for Pastoralists in the Tibetan Plateau Region: A Case Study from Southern Qinghai Province. China / Peter M. Foggin, Marion E. Torrance and J. Marc Foggin -- 7. Dealing with Urban Ethnic Differences: A Comparative Analysis of Chinese and Canadian Strategies / Reza Hasmath -- pt. II. Ethnic Mobility and Urbanisation -- 8. Urbanisation Processes among Ethnic Groups in Western China / Ai Deng, Anwaer Maimaitiming and Huhua Cao -- 9. Conflict and Displacement: A Leading Social Problem in Sri Lanka A Study of Two Communities in Anuradhapura District / Pinnawala Sangasumana -- 10. Sardar Sarovar Dam: A Case Study of Oustees in Gujarat, India / Niladri Ranjan Dash -- 11. Local Government and Multicultural Coexistence Practices in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area: Integrating a Growing Foreigner Minority Population / Stephen Robert Nagy -- 12. Challenges of ecotourism in northern Laos: The case of Luang Nam Tha province / Yann Roche -- 13. Ethnic Tourism Development Preliminary Data for the Dong Village of Zhaoxing, China / Candice Cornet -- 14. Between Performance and Intimacy: Back Spaces and Private Moments in the Tourist Village of Luoshui, China / Tania Ganito.
"The development experience in the world over the last century has shown that economic growth cannot be sustained without taking into consideration the social and political development of vulnerable populations, including greater recognition of minority rights. Within this context, the objective of this book is initially to support the interdisciplinary discussion that aims to join studies that surrounding the development of minorities in the Asia"--Publisher's description.
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