Governance and Regionalism in Asia

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-02-05
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This book explores the pressures currently influencing East Asian regionalist policy debates, analysing the trend towards deeper integration and the emergence of a governance model for managing regional processes.

Author Biography

Nicholas Thomas is an Associate Professor in the Department of Asian and International Studies at the City University of Hong Kong.

Table of Contents

List of illustrationsp. xi
List of contributorsp. xii
Prefacep. xv
Forewordp. xvi
Acknowledgementsp. xx
Abbreviationsp. xxi
Understanding regional governance in Asiap. 1
Evolving regional governance in East Asia: from ASEAN to an East Asian communityp. 32
Japan and regional governance in East Asia: expanding involvement, stagnated influence?p. 66
South Korea and East Asian regionalism: policies, norms and challengesp. 93
China's regional governance: developing norms and institutionsp. 116
Australia and Asian Institutional networks: bilateral preferences, multilateral gainsp. 146
India and East Asia: through the looking glassp. 173
The United States and regional governance in East Asia: the changing face of American powerp. 196
The role of law in governing regionalism in Asiap. 224
East Asian governance: implications for policy cooperation, regionalism and financial integrationp. 250
Regional governance and disaster responsep. 278
Asia/Europe and the construction of regional governancep. 301
New modes of regionalising governance in Asiap. 321
Indexp. 334
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