The Far East and Australasia 2011
Routledge – 2010 – 1,608 pages
The Far East and Australasia 2011 presents:
Written by acknowledged authorities on the Pacific Rim, this collection of essays forms an impartial overview of the area as a whole. Topics include: China's Rise: Evaluation and Implications, The USA’s Relations with the Asia-Pacific Region, The Security Challenges of East and South-East Asia, Human Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region, Environmental Issues of the Asia-Pacific Region.
Individual chapters on each country containing:
An entire section of the volume is dedicated to the Pacific Islands. This includes specially commissioned essays examining issues of particular importance to the Pacific Islands.
'An excellent reference work which no library should be without.' - International Affairs
Part 1: General Survey. China's Rise: Evolution and Implications. The USA's Relations with the Asia-Pacific Region. The Security Challenges of East and South-East Asia. Human Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region. Environmental Issues in the Asia-Pacific Region. Part 2: Country Surveys. Australia. Brunei. Cambodia. The People's Republic of China. Chinese Special Administrative Regions - Hong Kong. Macao. China - Taiwan. Indonesia. Japan. Korea. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The Republic of Korea. Laos. Malaysia. Mongolia. Myanmar (Burma). New Zealand. The Pacific Islands: Australian Pacific Territories; Fiji; French Pacific Overseas Collectivities; Other French Pacific Overseas Territory; Kiribati; The Marshall Islands; The Federated States of Micronesia; Nauru; New Zealand Pacific Territory; New Zealand Pacific: Associated States; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Tonga; Tuvalu; United Kingdom Pacific Territory; US Commonwealth Territory in the Pacific; US External Territories in the Pacific; Vanuatu. The Philippines. Singapore. Thailand. Timor-Leste (East Timor). Viet Nam. Part 3: Regional Information. Regional Organizations. Major Commodities of Asia and the Pacific.