About this book

Introduction

This book presents research that focuses on Sustainable Development in Asia. Chapters are extended works of papers presented at Communication/Culture and The Sustainable Development Goals (CCSDG): Challenges for a New Generation, an international conference held in Chiang Mai University in December 2015. The chapters address assessments of Millennium Development Goals in several Asian countries and the region as a whole. The book also identifies and discusses the changes and potential improvements in the transition from Millennium Development Goals (2000-2015) to Sustainable Development Goals (2015-2030). Areas that are covered in the book, which are illustrated with case studies, include Corporate Social Accountability, Information and Communications Technologies, and Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The book serves as a useful resource for academics, scholars, students, and policymakers, interested in Development Studies.

Keywords

Millennium Development Goals and Asia Sustainable Development Goals in Asia Social change in Asia Communication for Development in Asia Sustainability in Asia Development Policies in Asia

Editors and affiliations

  • Jan Servaes
    • 1
  1. 1.BangkokThailand

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-2815-1
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Political Science and International Studies
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-2814-4
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-2815-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2366-4665
  • Series Online ISSN 2366-4673
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