After the Asian Crises: Perspectives on Global Politics and by Maria Weber

By Maria Weber

This article deals heritage to the Asian challenge from an fiscal, political and social standpoint, and indicates attainable situations which may happen sooner or later. The research is split in elements. the 1st comprises quarter reviews of the most Asian nations in the course of the main issue, starting with China, Japan and Southeast Asia, through South Asia and vital Asia. the second one specializes in foreign variables, together with environmental, political, and nearby matters.

Show description

Read or Download After the Asian Crises: Perspectives on Global Politics and Economics PDF

Similar asian books

Historical Dictionary of Modern Japanese Literature and Theater (Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts)

With the Meiji recovery in 1868, Japan opened its doorways to the West and underwent amazing alterations because it sought to develop into a latest kingdom. Accompanying the political adjustments that Western exchange ushered in have been common social and cultural adjustments. Newspapers, novels, poems, and performs from the Western global have been quickly tailored and translated into eastern.

Muslim-Christian Relations in Central Asia

This booklet explores problems with cultural stress that have an effect on Muslim and Christian interplay in the imperative Asian context. It seems on the ways in which Christians have interacted with relevant Asian Muslims some time past, and discusses what may need to be performed to enhance Muslim-Christian kin within the sector within the current and destiny.

Social Protest and Contentious Authoritarianism in China

Xi Chen explores the query of why there was a dramatic upward thrust in and routinization of social protests in China because the early Nineties. Drawing on case reviews, in-depth interviews, and a distinct information set of approximately 1,000 govt files of collective petitions, this ebook examines how the political constitution in Reform China has inspired chinese language farmers, staff, pensioners, disabled humans, and demobilized infantrymen to pursue their pursuits and declare their rights by means of staging collective protests.

Extra resources for After the Asian Crises: Perspectives on Global Politics and Economics

Example text

In other words a political system in which pragmatism prevails, sustained by economic growth which allows the distribution of resources to the population, distracting it from making demands for real democracy. The reversion of Hong Kong will continue smoothly, under the BL. 2 China’s regional hegemony The second scenario is based on the international consequences of the economic miracle: it envisages China becoming increasingly integrated with the rest of the world, gradually complying with WTO rules and establishing relative hegemony within the Asian region, also thanks to the network of overseas Chinese.

Most of all the strong resurgence of Islam and the pro-independence movement in the north-western regions (Xinjiang, Qinghai, Gansu and Ningxia), where the politically strongest and greatest concentration of Muslims are to be found – about 20 million people, a little less than 2 per cent of the entire Chinese population. The Chinese government has always been sensitive to the issue of the reunification of the country. While the pursuit of reunification has not created any problems in the case of Hong Kong, as it probably will not in 1999 in the case of Macao, the same thing certainly cannot be said about Taiwan.

Japan’s position and role in the world is also openly questioned and debated both at home and abroad. As its economy is shrinking and its institutions under fire, the country’s image has greatly changed. Gone are the days when Professor Ezra F. Vogel could write a book entitled Japan as Number One. Lessons for America (Vogel, 1979). The Japan of today is rather portrayed as a country which is deeply shaken, confused and uncertain about its economy, institutions and even its social and moral values.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.73 of 5 – based on 47 votes