Cooperative Security and the Balance of Power in ASEAN and the ARF

Cooperative Security and the Balance of Power in ASEAN and the ARF

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by Ralf Emmers
     
 

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Emmers questions the dichotomy implicit in this interpretation and investigates what role the balance of power really plays in such cooperative security arrangements and in the calculations of the participants of ASEAN and the ARF. He offers a thorough analysis of the influence the balance of power has had on the formation and evolution of the ASEAN and ARF and

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Emmers questions the dichotomy implicit in this interpretation and investigates what role the balance of power really plays in such cooperative security arrangements and in the calculations of the participants of ASEAN and the ARF. He offers a thorough analysis of the influence the balance of power has had on the formation and evolution of the ASEAN and ARF and reveals the co-existence and inter-relationship between both approaches within the two institutions.

The book contains case studies of Brunei's motives in joining the ASEAN in 1984; ASEAN's response to the Third Indochina Conflict; the workings of the ARF since 1994 and ASEAN's involvement in the South China Sea dispute. It will interest students and researchers of the ASEAN and ARF, the international politics of Southeast Asia, Regionalism and the Balance of Power theory.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'This book takes a refreshing look at ASEAN through a largely neglected conventional lens - the realist balance of power.' - Asian Journal of Political Science

'Emmers has researched thoroughly and presented his conclusions with admiral rigour.' - The Royal Society for Asian Affairs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415347037
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/11/2004
Series:
Politics in Asia Series
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.46(d)

Meet the Author

Ralf Emmers is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Asian Security at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

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Cooperative Security and the Balance of Power in ASEAN and the ARF 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Snorts. Your sure waiting
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Too expensive!!!