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East Asia and the Global Crisis

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This book traces the impact of the global financial crisis on East Asia, and the way that key regional states responded to the crisis. It considers the extent to which the region is decoupling from the global economy (or the West), the impact of crises on the definition of "region", and the effectiveness and functioning of regional institutions and governance mechanisms (including environmental governance). A key focus of the book is the increasing legitimacy of statist alternatives to (neo)liberal development strategies and modes of governance - or perhaps more correctly, the extent to which the legitimacy of "western" norms and practices have been delegitimized by the crisis. This book was originally published as a special issue of Contemporary Politics

BusinessEconomicsFinancial crises & disastersHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesBlack & Asian studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesEthnic minorities & multicultural studies Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 04/04/2012 ISBN-13: 9780415508063  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Shaun Breslin is Professor of International Studies at the University of Warwick, where he is also Director of the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation. His research primarily focuses on the politics and international relations of contemporary China, and the study of comparative regionalism.

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