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The Third World Beyond the Cold War: Continuity and Change

Louise Fawcett and Yezid Sayigh (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295518
eISBN:
9780191599217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295510.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book analyses the changes that have occurred in developing countries since the end of the Cold War. The first section highlights major areas of change in economics, politics, and security and ... More


US Approaches to Multilateral Security and Economic Organizations in the Asia‐Pacific

Ralph A. Cossa

in US Hegemony and International Organizations: The United States and Multilateral Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199261437
eISBN:
9780191599309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261431.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

An examination is made of US policy towards and participation in several key regional multilateral organizations in the Asia–Pacific area, with the aim of establishing how central these organizations ... More


The Asia Pacific Region in the Post‐Cold War Era: Economic Growth, Political Change, and Regional Order

Amitav Acharya and Richard Stubbs

in The Third World Beyond the Cold War: Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295518
eISBN:
9780191599217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295510.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The main argument of this chapter is that the position and posture of the developing countries of the Asia‐Pacific region towards the emerging world order are marked by a great deal of complexity and ... More


The Multilateral Security Regime in the Asia-Pacific Region and China’s Choice

ZHANG LINHONG

in The International Politics of EU-China Relations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264089
eISBN:
9780191734809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264089.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a view of China's approach to security multilateralism in Pacific Asia. It argues that the three main challenges that China faces in regional security are the potential for ... More


International Migration in the Asia–Pacific Region: Emerging Trends and Issues

Graeme Hugo

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

With more than half the world's population, the Asia‐Pacific Region has become the world's major source of international migrants, although there is also a great deal of migration within and into the ... More


Three Frameworks in Search of a Policy: US Democracy Promotion in Asia‐Pacific

Takashi Inoguchi

in American Democracy Promotion: Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240975
eISBN:
9780191598999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240973.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The author argues that in order to understand the impact of US democracy promotion efforts it is vital to examine what he terms the three different ‘frameworks’ that now shape the American outlook of ... More


A Disability Rights Tribunal for Asia and the Pacific

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The existence of regional human rights courts and commissions has been an essential element in the enforcement of international human rights in those regions of the world where such tribunals exist. ... More


Trade and Finance

Beth Simmons, Naomi Roht-Arriaza, Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Lyuba Zarsky, and David A. Wirth

in Commitment and Compliance: The Role of Non-binding Norms in the International Legal System

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270989
eISBN:
9780191707704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270989.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents case studies of non-binding norms and compliance with trade agreements. Topics covered include efforts against money laundering, the International Organization for ... More


Labor Export Strategies in Asia

Graeme Hugo and Charles Stahl

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Although a great deal of attention has focused on government attempts to stop or reduce immigration to developed nations, little has been paid to policies and programs related to emigration. Argues ... More


Structural Determinants of the US–India Entente

Harsh V. Pant

in THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The nuclear tests conducted by India in 1998 exacerbated what was already an uneasy relationship with the United States, which wanted to improve its relations with India but did not want to ... More


Migration Between the Asia-Pacific and Australia: A Development Perspective

Graeme Hugo

in New Perspectives on International Migration and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156806
eISBN:
9780231527491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156806.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines migration from the Asia-Pacific region to Australia, with particular emphasis on the nexus between students' migration and eventual permanent settlement. It first considers the ... More


The Smaller Economies of Pacific Asia and Their Business Systems

Gordon Redding

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The historical background to the business systems of the smaller economies of Pacific Asia and the general characteristics of the region are discussed. While in most Western capitalist systems, the ... More


The Development of Asia Pacific Studies: A Case Study of Internationalization in Japanese Higher Education

Jeremy Eades

in Remaking Area Studies: Teaching and Learning across Asia and the Pacific

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833213
eISBN:
9780824870843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833213.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Japan's Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) is in the process of developing an area studies program that is not simply an add-on to an existing program or department, but the raison d'être of a ... More


Telecommunications Development in Asia

John URE (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099029
eISBN:
9789882207486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099029.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book is an analysis of the policies adopted throughout the Asia Pacific region that have led to an explosive growth of the telecommunications sector. Part one reviews global best practices ... More


The Chinese Exotic: Modern Diasporic Femininity

Olivia Khoo

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098794
eISBN:
9789882207516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098794.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines new representations of diasporic Chinese femininity emerging from Asia Pacific modernities since the late twentieth century. Through an analysis of cultural artefacts such as ... More


Boycotting Exclusion: The Transpacific Politics of Chinese Sentimentalism

Edlie L. Wong

in Racial Reconstruction: Black Inclusion, Chinese Exclusion, and the Fictions of Citizenship

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479868001
eISBN:
9781479899043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868001.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 engages a range of Chinese literary productions, including Lin Shu’s translation of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin, the boycott novel The Bitter Society, and Chinese American ... More


Asia Pacific Studies in an Age of Global Modernity

Arif Dirlik

in Remaking Area Studies: Teaching and Learning across Asia and the Pacific

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833213
eISBN:
9780824870843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833213.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter first identifies a number of political-economic developments shaping the crisis in area studies, with particular reference to Asia Pacific studies. It then considers alternative ways of ... More


Environmental Law and Human Rights in the Asia-Pacific

Ben Boer

in Environmental Law Dimensions of Human Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198736141
eISBN:
9780191800320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736141.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explores the links between human rights and environmental law in the Asian and Pacific regions. It discusses the development of a substantive right to the environment and the ways in ... More


Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Asia-Pacific Region

Maria Cruz Berrocal and Cheng-hwa Tsang (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054766
eISBN:
9780813053493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054766.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The history of Asia-Pacific since 1500 has traditionally been told as one of stagnation and decline imposed on by the superiority of Europeans in the region, who, since their arrival, have allegedly ... More


Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Southwest Pacific and Oceanian Regions

Maria Cruz Berrocal and Cheng-hwa Tsang (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054759
eISBN:
9780813053318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054759.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The history of the Asia-Pacific region since the 1500s has traditionally been told as one of stagnation and decline imposed by the superiority of Europeans, who also allegedly established capitalism ... More


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