APEC and the Construction of Pacific Rim Regionalism / Edition 1

APEC and the Construction of Pacific Rim Regionalism / Edition 1

by John Ravenhill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521667976

ISBN-13: 9780521667975

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Since its establishment in 1989, APEC has graduated from a ministerial-level gathering of nine countries to an institution that stages annual summits, has a permanent secretariat, and whose twenty-one members have committed themselves to establishing free trade in the region. A decade after its foundation, however, members have been increasingly frustrated with the

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Overview

Since its establishment in 1989, APEC has graduated from a ministerial-level gathering of nine countries to an institution that stages annual summits, has a permanent secretariat, and whose twenty-one members have committed themselves to establishing free trade in the region. A decade after its foundation, however, members have been increasingly frustrated with the grouping's progress. In this theoretically sophisticated book, John Ravenhill examines the reasons for APEC's establishment, its evolution, and the causes of its failures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521667975
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Cambridge Asia-Pacific Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

1. The construction of regional inter-governmental collaboration; 2. The construction of APEC; 3. The institutionalization of APEC; 4. Regimes and compliance; 5. APEC as a regional regime; 6. APEC and multilateralism.

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