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The Resource Development Challenges in Bhutan : Perspectives on Inequality and Gross National Happiness

Development Challenges in Bhutan : Perspectives on Inequality and Gross National Happiness

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Development Challenges in Bhutan : Perspectives on Inequality and Gross National Happiness
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Development Challenges in Bhutan
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Perspectives on Inequality and Gross National Happiness
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Contemporary South Asian Studies
Development Challenges in Bhutan : Perspectives on Inequality and Gross National Happiness
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Development Challenges in Bhutan : Perspectives on Inequality and Gross National Happiness
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  • "Preface" -- "Map of Bhutan" -- "Contents" -- "Editor and Contributors" -- "About the Editor " -- "Contributors" -- "Acronyms" -- "List of Figures" -- "List of Tables" -- "Development Challenges in Bhutan: Perspectives on Inequality and Gross National Happiness" -- "1 Introducing the Issues" -- "2 Understanding Nation-Building in Bhutan" -- "3 Situating Education as Main Driver for Nationalism and GNH" -- "4 Development Challenges in Contemporary Bhutan" -- "5 Aim and Approach of the Book" -- "References" -- "Part I: Comparing BhutanÂś Development Trajectories" -- "Sociocultural and Political Change in Bhutan Since the 1980s: Reflections from a Distance" -- "1 Introduction" -- "2 Bhutan Since the 1980s" -- "3 Monarchy and Democratisation" -- "4 Language and Religion" -- "4.1 Language" -- "4.2 Religion" -- "5 Participation and Exclusion" -- "6 Conclusion" -- "References" -- "Donor-Assisted Ethno-nationalism and Education Policy in Bhutan" -- "1 Dependency Through Self-Reliance and Selective Strategy" -- "2 Ethno-politics and Bhutanization: The Creation of the Organic State" -- "3 Reshaping a New Culture of Knowledge, Learning, and Buddhist Health" -- "4 Concluding Remarks" -- "References" -- "Part II: GNH, Equality and Inclusion/Exclusion" -- "Gross National Happiness and Inequality" -- "1 Historical Trajectories of Inequality" -- "2 Material Inequality" -- "3 Symbolic Inequality" -- "4 Gender Inequality" -- "5 Conclusion" -- "References" -- "Distress Migration and Individual Happiness in Bhutan" -- "1 Constraints of Missing Statistics and Underdevelopment" -- "2 The Missing Civil Society" -- "3 Migration: Circulation and Exodus" -- "4 Happiness: Individual and Collective" -- "5 The GNH State" -- "6 Epilogue: Critical Remarks" -- "References" -- "Part III: Culture, Legal Issues and the Politics of Change"
  • "A Form of D̀̀emocratization ProjectÂÁ̂ ́in Contemporary Bhutan: Being Apolitical and Being Religious" -- "1 Introduction" -- "2 Transition of Roles of the Parliament and Its Members" -- "3 Party Politics and Its Impact" -- "4 Monarchy and D̀̀emocracyÂÁ̂"́ -- "5 Religion in Elections" -- "6 The Role and Authority of the Election Commission" -- "7 Media and Discursive Space of Bhutan" -- "8 Conclusion" -- "References" -- "Law, T̀̀raditionÂÁ̂ ́and Legitimacy: Contesting Driglam Namzha" -- "1 The Zhabdrung and Driglam Namzha" -- "2 Culture, Identity and the Politicisation of Driglam Namzha" -- "2.1 From Oral to Written Tradition: Describing Driglam Namzha" -- "2.2 Driglam Namzha and the Lhotshampa" -- "2.3 Driglam Namzha in the Twenty-First Century" -- "3 Law, Tradition and Legitimacy" -- "4 Conclusion" -- "References" -- "Part IV: Governance and Integration" -- "Between Hopeful Intentions and Disenchanting Constraints: Lessons Learned in BhutanÂś Nationwide E-Governance Initiative" -- "1 Introduction: Objectives and Research Design" -- "2 Addressing the Sustained Challenge of Equitable Development" -- "3 Development Predicaments" -- "4 The Promise of Good Governance and the Alleged Role of ICT in BhutanÂś Equitable Development" -- "5 Towards a Social Inclusive ICT Policy and E-Governance Framework" -- "6 BhutanÂś G2C" -- "7 BhutanÂś E-Readiness: Theoretical Foundations" -- "8 An Empirical Assessment of the G2C Initiative: Qualitative Findings" -- "8.1 Intended Outputs and Outcomes" -- "8.2 Institutional Resistance and Lack of Capacity" -- "8.3 Offering Less than Expected" -- "8.4 More than Mere Operators?" -- "8.5 Awareness and Utilisation" -- "8.6 Concluding Perspectives: Beyond G2CÂś Predicament" -- "References" -- "Disaster Governance, Inequality and Poverty Alleviation in Bhutan: Towards Integrated and Preventive Policies"
  • "1 Introduction: The Rise of Disaster Governance in the Development Discourse" -- "1.1 Disaster Governance in the Development Discourse" -- "1.2 Disaster Risk and Development in Bhutan" -- "2 Vulnerabilities in Bhutan" -- "2.1 Poverty, Inequality and Disaster Risk" -- "2.2 Vulnerabilities to Natural Hazards and Environmental Disasters" -- "2.3 Adaptive Capacity and Coping Mechanisms of the Poor" -- "3 Institutional Context" -- "3.1 Disaster Governance as Part of Poverty Alleviation Strategies" -- "3.2 GNH as a Framework to Address Disaster Risk and Inequities" -- "4 Integrated and Preventive Policy-Making" -- "5 Conclusion" -- "References" -- "Part V: Health, Food and Disparities" -- "Regional Disparities and Food Problems in Bhutan" -- "1 Regional Disparity: East-West Divide" -- "2 The Dirigiste State" -- "3 Production and Food Security" -- "4 Remarks: A Post-2015 Agenda" -- "References" -- "Policy Synergies in Health-Promoting Education in Bhutan" -- "1 Social Reform, Policy-Making, and Health in Education" -- "2 Planning Process in Bhutan" -- "3 Central Planning for Health in Education" -- "4 Educating for Health" -- "5 Providing Health Services" -- "6 Educating for GNH" -- "7 Advocacy and International Actors" -- "8 Bottlenecks and Overload in Policy-Making" -- "9 Conclusion" -- "References"
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