Topics include: Government Intervention and Economic Growth in East Asia, Agricultural Nationalism in the Age of Globalization, Japan's Dominance and Multi- Racial Coalitions in Malaysia.
Containing twenty-three chapters ranging from a few to almost forty pages - revised papers from a 1999 international conference at the University of Otago in New Zealand - the work is focused mainly on Japan and China. The authors discuss aspects of the vital matter of nationalism in Asia in an age of globalization. - Journal of Asian Studies Vol 61:3
'The collection makes original contributions and should be of interest to students of modern social history of nationalism and national identity, sociology, social anthropology and ethnic studies in contemporary Asia.' - Ethnic and Racial Studies Vol. 25: 5