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Consequences of Balanced Trade between the United States and its Pacific Rim Trading Partners 1

Richard L. Drobnick and Selwyn Enzer

in Trade Policy and Corporate Business Decisions

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055382
eISBN:
9780199855056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055382.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter demonstrates how policy goals at the aggregate macro policy level are translated to trade flows (exports and imports) and at the analytical level. The different patterns of trade ... More


El Salvador Gold: Toward a Mining Ban

Robin Broad and John Cavanagh

in Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028806
eISBN:
9780262327077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028806.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Robin Broad and John Cavanagh demonstrate how one small country, El Salvador, long at the mercy of foreign powers and transnational corporations, has achieved near consensus that gold mining, and the ... More


Oceania as Peril and Promise: Towards Theorizing a Worlded Vision of Transpacific Ecopoetics

Rob Wilson

in Oceanic Archives, Indigenous Epistemologies, and Transpacific American Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455775
eISBN:
9789882204034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455775.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

The ocean as a space of planetary interconnection remains riddled with antagonisms of political territorial, and commercial conflict. At the same time, the ocean, figured as a planetary element ... More


The Earth’s Dynamic Third: The Pacific Basin

Patrick D. Nunn

in Vanished Islands and Hidden Continents of the Pacific

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832193
eISBN:
9780824870188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832193.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Pacific Basin comprises two distinct parts, the continental Pacific Rim and the oceanic Pacific Ocean and Islands. Rather than being a single giant basin, the modern Pacific Basin is actually a ... More


Is Oil Worth Fighting For? Evidence from Three Cases

Christopher J. Fettweis

in Beyond Resource Wars: Scarcity, Environmental Degradation, and International Cooperation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014977
eISBN:
9780262295505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014977.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Oil is one of the non-renewable resources available on the planet, and its scarcity is inevitable if the supply does not meet the growing demand in the current scenario, and it may even lead to ... More


Navigating the Spanish Lake: The Pacific in the Iberian World, 1521-1898

Rainer F. Buschmann, Edward R. Jr. Slack, and James B. Tueller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838249
eISBN:
9780824868536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838249.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book examines Spain's long presence in the Pacific Ocean (1521–1898) in the context of its global empire. Building on a growing body of literature on the Atlantic world and indigenous peoples in ... More


The Pacific Rim

David Martin-Jones

in Deleuze, Cinema and National Identity: Narrative Time in National Contexts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622443
eISBN:
9780748651085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622443.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines three films from Asian Pacific Rim countries: Too Many Ways to be Number One (Hong Kong, 1997), Chaos (Japan, 1999) and Peppermint Candy (South Korea, 2000), which are singled ... More


Playing a Follow-the-Leader Strategy on the High Seas

Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski

in The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714627
eISBN:
9781501714641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714627.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines an area of policy neglected in the IR literature- that of the form and role of multilateral military exercises, in this case in the Indo-Pacific. The chapter begins with a ... More


Conclusion: The Meaning of 1867

Ilya Vinkovetsky

in Russian America: An Overseas Colony of a Continental Empire, 1804-1867

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195391282
eISBN:
9780199894369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391282.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Why did Russia sell Alaska? The conclusion examines Russia's decision to quit New World colonization, and how it was related to the themes of this book, including the weakness of Russia's overseas ... More


Computing Comes to Japan

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Flood: The Diffusion of Information Technology Across the U.S., Europe, and Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199921553
eISBN:
9780199980406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921553.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is a detailed history of the introduction, deployment and use of computing in Japan from the 1950s through 2010. It explores the role of the IT industry, that of consumers of IT over the half ... More


Mastering the Machine: Technology and the Racial Logic of Jack London's Asia

R. John Williams

in The Buddha in the Machine: Art, Technology, and the Meeting of East and West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194470
eISBN:
9780300206579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194470.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter argues that one of Jack London's most consistent concerns throughout his career was the place of the machine in modern life, and his engagements with the discourses of racial formation ... More


Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Ellen IsraelRosen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Offering an historical analysis of the globalization of the U.S. apparel industry, this book focuses on the reemergence of sweatshops in the United States and the growth of new ones abroad. It probes ... More


China: Embracing IT in Changing Times

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Flood: The Diffusion of Information Technology Across the U.S., Europe, and Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199921553
eISBN:
9780199980406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921553.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

China is one of the latest adopters of computers and has become a major force in the manufacture and distribution of consumer electronics around the world. It is today the largest user of the ... More


Interoperability Overseas

Jonathan Band and Masanobu Katoh

in Interfaces on Trial 2.0

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015004
eISBN:
9780262295543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015004.003.0005
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter reviews the interoperability debate in the Pacific Rim, with stops in Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, and the Philippines. It discusses the Copyright Amendment Act of 1984 ... More


The Transnational World of Mann and Ross

Neville Kirk

in Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940094
eISBN:
9781786944269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940094.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter Two moves from methodology and historiography to substantive matters. It seeks to re-capture the neglected radical transnational world in which Mann and Ross lived and worked and aspects of ... More


Growth and Productivity in East Asia

Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386805
eISBN:
9780226387079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387079.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Considering the examples of Australia and the Pacific Rim, this book offers a contemporary explanation for national productivity that measures contributions not only from capital and labor, but also ... More


The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

Jini Kim Watson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675722
eISBN:
9781452947556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675722.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Under Jini Kim, this book’s scrutiny, the Asian Tiger metropolises of Seoul, Taipei, and Singapore reveal a surprising residue of the colonial environment. Drawing on a wide array of literary, ... More


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