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Globalisation and Defence in the Asia-Pacific
Arms Across Asia




ISBN 9780415576505
Published December 21, 2009 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

This edited volume examines the impact of globalisation on the economies, security policies and military-industrial complexes of the Asia-Pacific region.

The work is structured into three main parts. The first explores globalization and its general effects on the policy-making of the nation-state; the second section looks at how globalisation affects a country’s threat perception and defence posture within the specific context of the Asia-Pacific region; while the third explores how it impacts on a state’s allocation of resources to defence, and how economic globalization affects the defence industry, with specific reference to the procurement policies and practices of different states across the Asia-Pacific.

 

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Joshua Ho  Part 1: Theories of Globalization and Defence  2. Globalization and Armed Conflict Among Nations: Prospects Through the Lens of International Relations Theory Brian Pollins  3. Beyond Interdependence: Globalization, State Transformation and National Security Christopher W Hughes  Part 2: Globalization and Defence Policy in the Asia-Pacific  4. Globalization and Military-Industrial Transformation in South Asia: An Historical Perspective Emrys Chew  5. The Impact of Globalization on Threat Perceptions and Defence Postures in Northeast Asia Guibourg Delamotte  6. The Impact of Globalization on Threat Perceptions and Defence Postures in Southeast Asia: Two views Rizal Sukma and K S Nathan  7. The Impact of Globalization on Threat Perceptions and Defence Postures in South Asia B Rahman  Part 3: Globalization and the Defence Economy in the Asia-Pacific  8. Defence and the Economy: An Introduction Ron Mathews  9. Globalization and Defence Industry in East Asia: Seeking Self-Sufficiency and Teaming Up for Dual-Use Technology Arthur S Ding  10. Exploring Southeast Asia’s Twenty-First Century Defence Economies: Opportunites and Challenges in the Era of Globalization, 1993-2005 Renato Cruz de Castro  11. Globalization’s Impact on Defence Industry in Southeast Asia Rommel Banlaoi  12. Globalization and the Defence Economy of South Asia:Two Views Vijay Sakhuja and Deba R Mohanty  13. Conclusion Geoffrey Till

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Editor(s)

Biography

Geoffrey Till is Professor of Maritime Studies in the Defence Studies Department, Kings College London, and Director of the Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies. He is author of many books on defence issues.

Emrys Chew is Assistant Professor at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University.

Joshua Ho is Senior Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University.