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Leitner, Helga; Sheppard, Eric S. – Journal of Geography, 1987
Describes recent trends in the economic and regional development of Indonesia and examines the internal and external forces influencing the process. Shows how these forces account for the rise of a strong centralized state. Discusses Indonesia's current problems. Includes tables, maps, and graphs of economic investment figures, world trade, and…
Descriptors: Centralization, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Global Approach
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Powell, J. M. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 1990
Criticizes the intrusion into Australian higher education of the corporate management model. Considers the implications of this mechanization for geography instruction. Notes centralizing tendencies and merger policies with the corresponding market imperatives of efficiency and accountability. Argues that this produces employable manpower but does…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Centralization, College Environment, Educational Objectives