Asia in Japan's Embrace: Building a Regional Production Alliance / Edition 1

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Overview

This book is an incisive analysis of Japan's deepening economic presence in Asia. The authors argue that Japanese business and government elites are working together to build an expanded—and potentially exclusive—production zone. They show how a complex web of production networks develop and that such strategic control of technology is a unique model of globalization. Asia in Japan's Embrace is highly accessible, up to date, comprehensive and controversial, outlining the policy implications of the Japan-Asia alliance and its impact on global trade.

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"An incisive analysis of Japan's growing presence throughout the Asian region." Business Horizons
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521565158
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/2010
  • Series: Cambridge Asia-Pacific Studies Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 298
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface, Part I. Co-prosperity Again: 1. Crossing borders: the Japanese difference; 2. Flying geese: an unequal alliance in Asia; Part II. The Embracer and the Embraced: 3. Cooperation between unequals; 4. The political economy of Japan; 5. The political economy of Asia; 6. Holding technology; Part III. A Japanese Alliance in Asia: 7. The visible handshake; 8. Vertical veins of humanity; 9. The labor network; 10. The supply network; Part IV. A Poweful Embrace: 11. The ties that bind; 12. Loosening the knot.

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