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China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Anthony G. O. Yeh and Jiang Xu (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Cities and regions in Asia are facing problems that cannot be adequately managed by traditional urban planning. Competition and local protectionism have often hindered infrastructural development and ... More


Nothing but Commercial Feudalism: California's Hawaiian Empire

Jessica B. Teisch

in Engineering Nature: Water, Development, and the Global Spread of American Environmental Expertise

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834435
eISBN:
9781469603513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878019_teisch.9
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the case of Hawaii. Like California, Australia, and South Africa, the case of Hawaii shows how technical and capitalist growth guided infrastructural development in the late ... More


Implementing colonial change: economics, infrastructure and education

Christopher Prior

in Exporting empire: Africa, colonial officials and the construction of the British imperial state, c.1900−39

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083686
eISBN:
9781781704998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083686.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter argues that, contrary to which some historians have argued, opposition to change was not an inherent feature of the colonial state. Indeed, officials wanted to alter a good deal about ... More


Mobility and Migration in Taiwanese New Cinema

Jini Kim Watson

in The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675722
eISBN:
9781452947556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675722.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the symbolic logic of official nationalism and its metaphoric use of infrastructural development. It considers the tropes of migration and transportation in Taiwanese New Cinema ... More


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