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  • Social Policy in East and Southeast Asiaby M. Ramesh

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    Social Policy in East and South East Asia provides the first systematic comparison of the policy sectors of income maintenance, health, housing and education in Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan. It focuses particularly on the provision and financing arrangements of these four Asian newly industrialized economies and their outcomes in... more...

  • Deregulation and its Discontentsby M. Ramesh; M. Howlett

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    The role of government in business has gone through distinct, if overlapping, cycles: regulation, deregulation and reregulation. However, little is known about deregulation and even less about reregulation, particularly in relation to Asia. The contributors to this book examine the links between the cycles through detailed analyses of the electricity... more...

  • Transforming Asian Governanceby M Ramesh; Scott Fritzen

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95

    There are a multitude of hazards that confront attempts to change institutional or political orders in pursuit of good governance. Even seemingly technical prescriptions run up against local political and social realities which make their adoption difficult and, if adopted, require significant modification of the original prescriptions. Moreover,... more...

  • Welfare Capitalism in Southeast Asiaby M. Ramesh; Mukul G. Asher

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 175.00

    This is the only in-depth study of social policies in Southeast Asia. It compares social security, health, and education policies in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. After describing the policies and assessing their adequacy and equity implications, it examines the forces that have shaped them. It concludes that social... more...

  • Amazing Africaby M. D. Ramesh; Ranveer Chauhan

    Marshall Cavendish 2014; US$ 9.95

    Written by two experts who have lived and worked in Africa for two decades, Amazing Africa: A Corporate Journey is a collection of 25 colourful tales and anecdotes of their enriching time spent on the continent. Today, Africa is a serious investment destination where there are billion dollar deals happening on a daily basis, with strong interest from... more...

  • Reasserting the Public in Public Servicesby M. Ramesh; Eduardo Araral; Xun Wu

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    After two decades of dominating the public sector reform agenda, privatization is on the wane as states gradually reassert themselves in many formerly privatized sectors. The change of direction is a response to the realization that privatization is not working as intended, especially in public service sectors. This landmark volume brings together... more...

  • Varieties of Governanceby Giliberto Capano; Michael Howlett; M. Ramesh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This edited collection examines various facets of governance - the organization and steering of political processes within society - for a better understanding of the complexities of contemporary policy making. more...

  • The Public Policy Primerby Xun Wu; M Ramesh; Michael Howlett; Scott Fritzen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 30.95

    This short guide provides a concise and accessible overview of the entire policy cycle taking the reader through the various stages of agenda setting, policy formulation, decision making, policy implementation and policy evaluation. Public officials at every level of government play a vital role in the development, adoption and implementation of... more...

  • Image Databases and Multi-Media Searchby Arnold W.M. Smeulders; Ramesh C. Jain

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 84.00

    The World Wide Web and the Internet are signs that things will be very different in the future. And what is so striking about this computer-age future is that it comes incredibly fast and is incredibly overwhelming. Anyone who has surfed the Web has exclaimed at one point or another that there is so much information available, so much to search and... more...

  • Geospatial Technologies and Climate Changeby Janardhanan Sundaresan; K M Santosh; Andrea Déri; Rob Roggema; Ramesh Singh

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book describes international approaches for using geospatial technologies to help solve climate change issues, and shows how geospatial technologies like remote sensing and Geographical Information Systems can assist with climate monitoring and modeling. more...