Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec)

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec)

by Werner Draguhn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0700716289

ISBN-13: 9780700716289

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) was founded in 1989. Since then the forum has developed into a major player in tri-partite relations between North America, East Asia and Europe. The Seattle and Bogor Summits were landmark events suggesting to many observers a gravitational shift in the world economy and world politics. Yet the Asian financial crisis had a

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The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) was founded in 1989. Since then the forum has developed into a major player in tri-partite relations between North America, East Asia and Europe. The Seattle and Bogor Summits were landmark events suggesting to many observers a gravitational shift in the world economy and world politics. Yet the Asian financial crisis had a sobering effect on high-flying expectations as APEC contributed little to crisis management. In the light of such contradictory performance, distinguished scholars here examine APEC's achievements and failures, its role and functions in international relations, its linkages with regional organisations and the interplay between the forum and national interests of major factors in the region.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700716289
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
English-Language Series of the Institute of Asian Affairs, H Ser.
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)

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