Pacific-Asia and the Future of the World-System
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Pacific-Asia and the Future of the World-System

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ISBN-13:
9780313284014
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.03.1993
Seiten:
224
Autor:
Ravi Palat
Gewicht:
485 g
Format:
234x156x14 mm
Serie:
142, Bibliographies and Indexes in
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Considers future directions of the Age of the Pacific from a world-historical perspective.
Part 1 Recasting Pacific-Asia: The Making and Unmaking of Pacific-Asia, Ravi Arvind Palat; Political Economy of the Pacific Rim, Bruce Cumings. Part 2 Changing Contours of Production Networks: The Rise of East Asia - One Miracle or Many?, G. Arrighi et al; International Subcontracting and Global Capitalism - Reshaping the Pacific Rim, Gary Gereffi; Strategies of Economic Ascendants for Access to Raw Materials - A Comparison of the US and Japan, Stephen Bunder and Denis O'Hearn; Agro-Food Restructuring in the Pacific Rim - A Comparative-International Perspective on Japan, S. Korea; The United States, Australia and Thailand, Philip McMichael. Part 3 Politics of the Interstate System: Transition in the Era of US Hegemony - Indian State Expansion and World-System Analysis, Sankaran Krishna; Ascent Through National Integration - The Chinese Triangle of Mainland-Taiwan-Hong Kong Hsin-Huang, Michael Hsiao and Alvin Y. So. Part 4 Anti-Systemic Movements: The Social and Political Consequences of Chinese Reform - The Road to Tiananmen, Mark Selden; Democratic Devolutions - East Asian Democratisation in Comparative Perspective, Robert Schaeffer.
Considers the dawn of "The Age of the Pacific", characterized by the economic growth of Japan and the "Four Dragons", the growth of new industries on the west coast of N America and the decline of industry in the US Midwest and Northeast, and the collapse of centrally-planned economies.