This book examines the relationship between globalisation and regionalism through a detailed analysis of the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) project. It analyses how the interaction between globalisation and domestic politics shaped the evolution of AFTA over the past 10 years, arguing that although AFTA was triggered primarily by the pressures of globalisation, it was a tussle between the imperatives of growth and domestic distribution that shaped the way economic cooperation unfolded and the forms it took.
'A significant contribution to our understanding of the rapidly evolving global political economy.' - Richard Stubbs, Department of Political Science, McMaster Unicersity
The Routledge Studies in Globalisation series is edited by André Broome (University of Warwick, UK) and Leonard Seabrooke (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark).
Based in the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation at the University of Warwick (www.warwick.ac.uk/csgr), the Routledge Studies in Globalisation series examines key questions related to the theory and practice of globalisation and regionalisation. The Series has an interdisciplinary focus and publishes research that is methodologically and theoretically rigorous and which advances knowledge about the changing dynamics of globalisation and regionalisation, global governance and global order, and global civil society.
Shaun Breslin, University of Warwick, UK
Sophie Harman, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Richard Higgott, University of Warwick, UK
Manuela Moschella, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy
Helen Nesadurai, Monash University, Malaysia
Andreas Nölke, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany