2 edition of Economic Development & Democratization in the Asia-Pacific Region found in the catalog.
Economic Development & Democratization in the Asia-Pacific Region
by Center for Strategic & International Studies
Written in English
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Executive Summary. With the devaluation of the Thai baht in July , the Asian economic and financial crisis spread across East Asia devastating much of the region’s economic success : Bates Gill. "Asian Values" and Democracy in Asia Proceedings of a Conference Held on 28 March at Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, as Part of the First Shizuoka Asia-Pacific Forum: The Future of the Asia-Pacific Region. This Forum Was Organized by the Shizuoka Prefectural Government and the Organizing Committee of the Asia-Pacific Forum. CONTENTS 1.
The Republic of Korea is regarded as a shining example of democracy in East Asia. Despite this significant achievement, Korea's democracy in practice has been plagued by political gridlock, severe factional infighting, a lack of social capital and cooperation between civil society and political institutions, and leadership behavior that calls to mind its authoritarian past. India and Japan are also engaging in collaborative efforts to shape conditions for economic development as far afield as Africa. The two countries jointly launched a vision document for the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor in May to counter China’s Belt and Road Initiative to fund infrastructure projects in Central and Southeast Asia.
If the economic situation were to deteriorate further, and the lower-case scenario prevails, then poverty is estimated to increase by about 11 million people. Prior projections estimated that 35 million people would escape poverty in the region in , including over 25 million in China alone. China and Democracy in the Asia Pacific. see The Economic Development --Democratization Relationship: Does the outside world matter? As a region of strategic importance for both China and.
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Get this from a library. Economic development and democratization in the Asia-Pacific region. [CSIS Project on Democracy, Prosperity, and Stability in the Future of Hong Kong and East Asia.; Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C.)].
The Asia- Pacific region is becoming an interesting entity to study as of the various dynamics it entails. This region is characterized with the gradual elimination of poverty resulting from regional integration, cooperation between proximal states, inflow of capitals, and development initiatives.
At the same time territorial disputes and regional rivalries also prevail in the [ ]Author: Shaza Arif. How has economic development affected the process of democratization in Southeast and East Asia.
the contributions in this volume represent one of the first efforts to answer this question from the vantage of the this book, scholars of Economic Development & Democratization in the Asia-Pacific Region book and East Asian politics discuss the rise and fall, or stabilization and modification, of democracy amidst socio-economic changes and class.
In terms of economic development, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines), the modernization theory provides a helpful tool for understanding democratization in the region. With this in mind, what can be said about the future of democracy in Southeast Asia. James W., eds. Driven By Growth: Political Change in the Asia-Pacific Region.
He has published widely on economic development, democratization, and international political economy. His most recent publication is Developmentalism and Dependency in Southeast Asia, (Routledge, ) His work has also appeared in Asian Studies Review, Development Policy Review, and Third World : Hardcover.
Read this book on Questia. East and Southeast Asia is a fertile setting for exploring the links between political and economic development, Economic performance has been a primary source of political legitimacy in all the states in the study, despite moves to democracy in the early s, yet the levels of developments vary markedly.
During the past two decades, numerous Asia-Pacific states have made transitions to democracy founded on basic political liberties and freely contested elections. A little-noticed consequence of this process has been strikingly congruent reforms to key political institutions such as electoral systems, political parties, and by: He has published widely on economic development, democratization, and international political economy.
His most recent publication is Developmentalism and Dependency in Southeast Asia, (Routledge, ) His work has also appeared in Asian Studies Review, Manufacturer: Praeger. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: This book arises from the celebratory conference marking the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, April, This chapter examines the impact of social diversity on state development across the Asia-Pacific region.
It argues that variation in ethnic structure both between and within states helps to explain some of the distinctive features of political and economic development across the region. However, these vary across different dimensions of governance. Book Description. Until the s, industrialization was the dominant development paradigm for the Asia-Pacific region.
Since then, advanced services (finance, business or 'producer services', information and creative services) have become deeply embedded in the. On MaLex Rieffel testified before the Canadian Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade on economic developments in the Asia-Pacific region.
How has economic development affected the process of democratization in Southeast and East Asia. the contributions in this volume represent one of the first efforts to answer this question from the vantage of the this book, scholars of Southeast and East Asian politics discuss the rise and fall, or stabilization and modification, of.
Book Description. A thoroughly revised and updated edition of the highly regarded book "Driven by Growth", this work presents the political-economic evolution of the Asia-Pacific countries, with overviews of the impact of economic development on political change.
This new edition now includes chapters on Burma and Vietnam. freedom, the Asia–Pacific region as a whole lags behind world averages. As shown in Chart 2, the eight freest Asia– Pacific countries far outpace other countries in the region in per capita. was a challenging year for development in Asia-Pacific, and will likely follow the same trend.
We pick 5 development issues in the region to look out for this : Lean Alfred Santos. Economic development in the Asia Pacific region Module Code: Credits: 15 FHEQ Level: 6 Year of study: Year 3 Taught in: Term 1.
Please note that this course is capped at a limit of 25 students. This course provides an introduction to the post evolution of the main economies of the Asia-Pacific region (comprising Northeast and.
Asia Pacific or APAC region is situated near the western Pacific Ocean. The region includes East Asia, South East Asia, Australasia and Oceania. The Asia Pacific region consists of countries such as Australia, People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Macau, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan.
Economic stability. A current major economic issue facing a lot of countries in the Asia pacific region can be drawn from the political and economic stability idea.
Politics in any given country usually reflect or have consequences in the economy of that country. Despite historical difficulties, Southeast Asia has come a long way on the road to democratization.
The Arab Spring that started in brought the world’s attention back to the diverse nature and processes of democratization, with more recent events in Thailand, Hong Kong and Indonesia putting the Asia-Pacific region under the spotlight of democratic : Jarno Lang.
The central aim of this course will be to understand political change and development in Asia. The following places will be studied in depth: Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea and Malaysia.
We will explore the relationship between international and domestic factors in explaining the region's rapid economic growth and the democratization of. This book provides a clear and accessible account of political and economic development in Pacific Asia. Adopting a comparative and historical approach, it examines the factors behind the 'East Asian Miracle' which has transformed the economies and societies of South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia.4/5(1).Democratization in Southeast and East Asia.
New York: St. Martin's Press, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, pp. This book, the proceedings of a conference in Singapore, seeks "to understand and analyze the phenomenon and process of political change in the region" and to link that change "to the rapid and far-reaching economic.