Globalisation and the Asia-Pacific: Contested Territories

Globalisation and the Asia-Pacific: Contested Territories

by Peter Dicken
     
 

Most books that analyse the crucial subject of globalisation only look at it from a western perspective. This is the first detailed study to look at globalisation specifically in the Asia-Pacific region. An impressive collection of leading, interdisciplinary scholars explore various dimensions of globalisation and their relationship to development processes in the

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Most books that analyse the crucial subject of globalisation only look at it from a western perspective. This is the first detailed study to look at globalisation specifically in the Asia-Pacific region. An impressive collection of leading, interdisciplinary scholars explore various dimensions of globalisation and their relationship to development processes in the region.

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Contains papers from a December 1997 workshop held at the National University of Singapore, exploring various dimensions of globalization and evaluating their relationship to development processes in the Asia-Pacific region. Provides accounts of how globalization is being experienced, managed, and resisted at various scales in relation to economic, social, cultural, and political change in the region. Specific topics include ethnification in declining global hegemonies, citizens in transnational nation-states, the globalization of the system of business knowledge, and the political economy of globalization in East Asia. The editors are associated with the national University of Singapore and the University of Manchester. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415199209
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Series:
Warwick Studies in Globalisation Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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