The Rise of East Asia
Critical Visions of the Pacific Century
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Rise of East Asia by Mark T. Berger
Book DescriptionThere is great interest in the Pacific Century and what its implications for the future will be. The rapid economic growth of East Asia was already setting the region apart from the rest of the world by the 1970s. By the 1980s the trend was seen to have spread southward to Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, while China's provinces had also become integral to the regional economic boom. In this exciting new study many of the ideas and expectations associated with the Pacific Century are placed under critical scrutiny. The book includes studies of particular countries such as China, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia. There is analysis of economic and political trends in the region, the reasons behind its rise and its importance on a global scale. The rise of East Asia represents an historic turning point with immense significance world-wide. This book will be of interest to anyone concerned about the new approaches to and the debate about the rise of east Asia and the coming of the Pacific Century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415161671
(234mm x 156mm x 28mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Jun-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mark T. Berger
Rethinking the Third World, Paperback (September 2014)
A systematic reassessment, by two leading figures in the field, of the paradigm of international development in both theory and practice.
Recognition and Redistribution, Paperback (October 2013)View all books by Mark T. Berger
This text offers new insights into the politics of development. Integrating the politics of identity and redistribution through critical reinterpretations of historical and contemporary development processes, it is a genuine attempt to 're-think' the politics of global development.
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Author Biography - Mark T. Berger
Mark T. Berger is Lecturer in Asian Studies and Programme Chair of Development Studies in the School of Humanities at Murdoch University, Western Australia. Douglas A. Borer is Assistant Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
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