RSIS Working Papers


  • A Political Economy Analysis Of The Southeast Asian Haze and Some Solutions 

    Chander, Parklash (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2017-06-05)
    This paper studies the political economy of the Southeast Asian haze and discusses the obstacles that, unless overcome, could prevent a permanent and effective solution to this transboundary pollution problem, which originates in Indonesia. Following ...
  • An Approach to Forest and Conservation Policy in Southeast Asia 

    Bull, Gary (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2017-02-21)
    Forest and conservation policy in Southeast Asia is now at yet another crossroads. Despite decades of efforts, the challenges ahead remain formidable. These challenges include: (i) continued deforestation and degradation of forest; (ii) limited recognition ...
  • Impacts of Hydropower Development on Natural Resource Accessibility and the Livelihoods of Local People: The Case of Quang Nam Province in Vietnam 

    Nhung, Pham Thi (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2017-02-06)
    The hydropower system in Vietnam has been crowdedly built on river basins in the country. Because it offers economic benefits and energy for industrial growth, the social and environmental impacts of hydropower are of great interest to scientists, ...
  • Water Management through the Lenses of Gender, Ethnicity and Class: A Comparative Case Study of Upstream and Downstream Sites on the Mekong River in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam 

    Ly Quoc Dang, MSc (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2017-02-03)
    Issues related to water resources upstream (Tan Ho Co commune) and downstream (Dai An commune) of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam were studied. The role of gender, ethnicity and class in water management was ascertained. Social qualitative research, using ...

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