The Oxford Handbook of the International Relations of Asia

Hardcover | September 17, 2014

EditorSaadia M. Pekkanen, John Ravenhill, Foot Rosemary

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In the past quarter century, the importance of Asia in international relations has grown exponentially. This Handbook gathers the most important scholars in the field of international relations to address this epochal sea change in world politics. The editors and contributors focus on threebasic themes: developing appropriate theories for explaining Asia's evolving position in international relations both within Asia and with the rest of the world; tracing the recent history of Asia in world politics; and focusing on emerging trends. The Handbook brings readers up to date on thebilateral, regional, and global relations of Asian countries in the fields of political economy, national security, and human security.Comprehensive in theme, breadth, and methodology, this Handbook is a timely addition to the existing literature on the changes currently underway in Asian countries that promise to have significant implications for world politics.

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In the past quarter century, the importance of Asia in international relations has grown exponentially. This Handbook gathers the most important scholars in the field of international relations to address this epochal sea change in world politics. The editors and contributors focus on threebasic themes: developing appropriate theories ...

Saadia Pekkanen is Job and Gertrud Tamaki Professor of International Studies at the University of Washington. Rosemary Foot is Professor of International Relations and John Swire Senior Research Fellow in the International Relations of East Asia at St Antony's College, Oxford University. John Ravenhill is Head of the School of Politics...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:816 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 0.98 inPublished:September 17, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199916241

ISBN - 13:9780199916245

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About the ContributorsList of Tables and IllustrationsPART I INTRODUCTION1. Saadia M. Pekkanen, John Ravenhill, and Rosemary Foot: The International Relations of AsiaPART II THEORETICAL APPROACHES2. Michael Mastanduno: Realism and Asia3. Stephan Haggard: The Liberal View of the International Relations of Asia4. David Leheny: Constructivism and International Relations in Asia5. Yuen Foong Khong: Foreign Policy Analysis and the IR of Asia6. Barry Buzan: The International Society Approach and Asia7. Amitav Acharya: International Relations Theory and the "Rise of Asia"PART III INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMYA. FOREIGN ECONOMIC RELATIONS AND POLICIES8. Mireya Solis: Japan's Foreign Economic Policies9. Margaret M. Pearson: China's Foreign Economic Relations and Policies10. Amrita Narlikar: The Foreign Economic Policy of a Rising India11. Myung-Koo Kang: South Korea's Foreign Economic Relations and Government Policies12. Helen Nesadurai: The Political Economy of Southeast Asia's Foreign Economic Policies and Relations13. Alexander Cooley: Central Asia's Inside-Out Foreign Economic RelationsB. REGIONAL ECONOMIC INTEGRATION14. Christopher Dent: Principal Developments and Future Directions in Asia's Trade15. William W. Grimes: The Rise of Financial Cooperation in Asia16. Saori N. Katada and C. Randall Henning: Currency and Exchange Rate Regimes in Asia17. Saadia M. Pekkanen and Kellee S. Tsai: The Evolution of Foreign Direct Investment in Asia18. John Ravenhill: Production Networks in AsiaPART IV INTERNATIONAL SECURITYA. FOREIGN SECURITY RELATIONS AND POLICIES19. Christopher W. Hughes: Japan's Foreign Security Relations and Policies20. Susan Shirk: The Domestic Context of Chinese Foreign Security Policies21. Sumit Ganguly: India's Foreign and Security Policies22. John Delury and Chung-In Moon: Strong, Prosperous or Great? North Korean Security and Foreign Policy23. Scott A. Snyder and Leif-Eric Easley: South Korea's Foreign Relations and Security Policies24. Evelyn Goh: Southeast Asia's Evolving Security Relations and Strategies25. Sally N. Cummings: A Synthetic Approach to Foreign Security Relations and Policies in Central AsiaB. REGIONAL RIVALRIES AND COOPERATION26. Jingdong Yuan: Nuclear Politics in Asia27. M. Taylor Fravel: Territorial and Maritime Boundary Disputes in Asia28. Purnendra jain: Energy Security in Asia29. Hidetaka Yoshimatsu: Economic-Security Linkages in AsiaPART V TRANSNATIONAL HUMAN SECURITY30. Ian Neary: Human Rights Developments in Asia31. Kerstin Lukner: Health Risks and Responses in Asia32. Michael Strausz: Forced Migration in Contemporary Asia33. Kim D. Reimann: Environment, Human Security, and Cooperation in AsiaPART VI OLD AND NEW PROSPECTS34. Alice D. Ba: Asia's Regional Security Institutions35. Richard Stubbs and Jennifer Mustapha: Ideas and Institutionalization in Asia36. Vinod K. Aggarwal and Min Gyo Koo: Trade Institutions in Asia37. Jennifer Lind: Geography and the Security Dilemma in Asia38. Victor D. Cha: American Alliances and Asia's Regional Architecture39. Michael J. Green: Strategic Asian Triangles