1st Edition

Asian Regional Governance
Crisis and Change

ISBN 9780415470117
Published October 19, 2011 by Routledge
304 Pages

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Book Description

Jayasuriya looks at the changing global and domestic political economies shaping the new regionalism in Asia, and examines the relationship between regional domestic, political and economic structures and forms of regional governance. Well-known contributors in the field focus on the impact of globalization on Asian regionalism, new security challenges, monetary cooperation, sovereignty, democratization, industry policy and China's engagement with southeast Asia. Providing a detailed overview of the conceptual foundations of regional governance, this text is an indispensable resource for all who want to understand the emerging dynamics of regionalism in the Asia Pacific.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Vicissitudes of Asian Regional Governance  Part 1: Conceptual Framework: The Politics of Regional Governance  2. Embedded Mercantilism and Open Regionalism: the Crisis of a Regional Political Project  3. The Rise and Fall of Open Regionalism? Comparative Reflections on Regional Governance in the Southern Cone of Latin America  Part 2: The Domestic Sources of Regional Governance  4. The New Bilateralism in East Asia  5. Southeast Asian Industrialism and the Changing Global Production System  6. Coalitions, Convergence and Corporate Governance Reform in Indonesia  7. Democratisation and the Prospects for Participatory Regionalism in Southeast Asia  Part 3: New Forms of Regional Governance  8. Asia-Pacific Approaches to Regional Governance  9. Cooperation on Money and Finance: How Important? How Likely?  10. Towards an East Asian Community: Implications of the EAVG Report  Part 4: The US and China, and the Dynamics of Regional Governance  11. The United States and Southeast Asia: Change and Continuity in American Hegemony  12. China and Southeast Asian Economies since the 1990s: The Multilateral Dimension 13. Sino-ASEAN Relations in the Early Twenty-first Century

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Kanishka Jayasuriya is a Principal Senior Research Fellow at the Asia Research Centre. He is the author of Reconstituting the Global Liberal Order (Routledge, 2005) and Statecraft, Welfare and the Politics of Inclusion (Macmillan/Palgrave, 2006).