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Transforming East Asian Domestic and International Politics: The Impact of Economy and Globalization The Impact of Economy and Globalization

By Robert Compton Copyright 2002

    This title was first published in 2002: This text attempts to bridge the gap between international relations and comparative politics, with particular reference to East Asia. The book begins with an exploration of the theme of globalization and the impact it has on the conduct of international relations and the process of domestic politics. It discusses the fact that domestic actors are unable to assume an insular political environment as previously, referring to the constant reception of stimuli which force adjustments to approaches in the conduct of domestic and international affairs. Globalization's ubiquitous presence reflects a changed reality for both state and non-state actors - no policy-maker can afford to ignore or underemphasize its role in shaping ior altering the course of public

    List of Tables, List of Abbreviations, List of Contributors, 1. Introduction: Globalization and the Changing Nature of East Asian Politics, 2. Globalization and the Developmental State: Reflections on the Asian Financial Crisis, 3. Chinese Elite Conflict over Globalization, 4. Political Culture as a Source of Japanese Immobilism in the New World Order, 5. Globalization, Asian Political Culture and State Control, 6. South Korea as a Middle Power: The Growing Globalization of South Korean Foreign Policy in the 1990s, 7. East Timor Independence: The Changing Nature of International Pressure, 8. Japan’s Regional Environmental Foreign Aid: Responding to Global and Regional Realities, 9. Prospects for a Regional Human Rights Mechanism in East Asia, 10. Demilitarizing Okinawa: Globalization and Comparative Social Movements, Index


    Compton, Robert