Empire and Neoliberalism in Asia
Edited by Vedi R. Hadiz
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Empire and Neoliberalism in Asia by Vedi R. Hadiz
Book DescriptionThis book analyzes the overall effect of American primacy on social and political conflicts in Asia, discussing how the post-Cold War American agenda does not promote democratization in the region, in contradiction to one of the major proclaimed aims of the proponents of the Pax Americana. This team of renowned scholars argue that the US agenda can strengthen anti-democratic impulses in Asian societies, exacerbating and complicating existing domestic conflicts and struggles. Empire and Neoliberalism in Asia also examines how the requirements of the War on Terror intersect with, and reinforce, those of transnationalized sections of American capital. Drawing on country case studies, this multidisciplinary book looks at the ramifications of the American Empire for the Asian region and will appeal to anyone interested in Asian politics, international relations, political economy, development studies and sociology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415390811
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Vedi R. Hadiz
Islamic Populism in Indonesia and the Middle East, Hardback (January 2016)
Compares the evolution of Islamic populism in Indonesia and the Middle East to shed new light on contemporary Islamic politics.
Empire and Neoliberalism in Asia, Hardback (June 2006)
Analyzes the overall effect of American primacy on social and political conflicts in Asia, discussing how the post-Cold War American agenda does not promote democratization in the region, in contradiction to one of the major proclaimed aims of the proponents of the Pax Americana.
Reorganising Power in Indonesia, Paperback (February 2004)
A distinctive analysis of the dramatic fall of Soeharto, the last of the great Cold-War capitalist dictators, and of the struggles that reshape the institutions and systems of power and wealth in Indonesia.
Politics of Economic Development in Indonesia, Hardback (February 1997)» View all books by Vedi R. Hadiz
This collection translates key speeches and articles from the debates surrounding Indonesian economic development, previously rarely available in English.
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Author Biography - Vedi R. Hadiz
Vedi Hadiz is Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore. His books include Workers and the State in New Order Indonesia (London, Routledge, 1997); Reorganising Power in Indonesia: The Politics of Oligarchy in an Age of Markets (co-author, London, RoutledgeCurzon 2004); The Politics of Economic Development in Indonesia: Contending Perspectives (co-editor, London, Routledge, 1997); and Indonesian Politics and Society: A Reader (co-editor, London, RoutledgeCurzon, 2003).
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