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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


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


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


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


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


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


Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar

Akiko Takenaka

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846787
eISBN:
9780824871628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846787.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Yasukuni Shrine, a former national war memorial in which spirits of all Japanese military dead are commemorated, currently serves as the lightening rod for debates surrounding Japan’s legacies of the ... 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


The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

Hiro Saito

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824856748
eISBN:
9780824873714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856748.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Seventy years after the Asia-Pacific War ended, Japan is still embroiled in intense controversies with South Korea and China over how to commemorate it. Why did the controversies—known as East Asia’s ... More


Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Lon Kurashige (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book explores international relations, migration, diaspora, trade, war, conquest, and historical memory within and across the Asia-Pacific region from the late fourteenth to the twenty-first ... 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


Lessons from Europe 1914 for Asia 2014: Reflections on the Centenary of the Outbreak of World War I

Kevin Rudd

in The Next Great War?: The Roots of World War I and the Risk of U.S.-China Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028998
eISBN:
9780262326773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028998.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

World War I was not inevitable, but the balance of power allowed war to occur. Local conflicts were allowed to escalate into more general conflict, globalization did not prevent conflict, and there ... More


Sexual Enslavement and Reproductive Health: Narratives of Han among Korean Comfort Women Survivors

Chunghee Sarah Soh

in Sexual Inequalities and Social Justice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246140
eISBN:
9780520939141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246140.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The Asia-Pacific War (1931–1945) witnessed a boom in forced prostitution of Japanese, Dutch, and Korean girls, with the last nationality constituting the bulk. This chapter seeks to discern the ... More


The Background of the Trial

Neil Boister and Robert Cryer

in The Tokyo International Military Tribunal - A Reappraisal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278527
eISBN:
9780191706950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278527.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Tokyo IMT cannot be understood without some grasp of the internal politics of pre-war Japan and their impact on Japan's foreign relations up to and during to the Asia-Pacific War. With an ... More


Return of the Dragon: Rising China and Regional Security

Denny Roy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159005
eISBN:
9780231528153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159005.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Despite China's effort to maintain peace with its neighbors, its military and economic growth poses an undeniable threat. Regional states must account for a more powerful potential adversary in ... 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


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


Taiwan

John Ure

in Telecommunications Development in Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099029
eISBN:
9789882207486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099029.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines Taiwan's approach in liberalizaling its telecommunications market. Liberalization began in 1988 when competition was allowed in the customer premises equipment market. The ... More


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