Locating Neoliberalism in East Asia: Neoliberalizing Spaces in Developmental States / Edition 1

Locating Neoliberalism in East Asia: Neoliberalizing Spaces in Developmental States / Edition 1

by Bae-Gyoon Park
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405192801

ISBN-13: 9781405192804

Pub. Date: 01/03/2012

Publisher: Wiley

Locating Neoliberalism in East Asia: Neoliberalizing Spaces in Developmental States examines the influence of neo-liberal ideologies on urban and regional policies and practices in several Asian Pacific nations.

  • Represents one of the few studies of neoliberal changes in East Asia, one of the most important topics in social science research over

Overview

Locating Neoliberalism in East Asia: Neoliberalizing Spaces in Developmental States examines the influence of neo-liberal ideologies on urban and regional policies and practices in several Asian Pacific nations.

  • Represents one of the few studies of neoliberal changes in East Asia, one of the most important topics in social science research over the past two decades
  • Considers the Asian perspective by focusing on readings from Asian experts
  • Pays special attention to the ‘spatial' dimension of the East Asian neoliberalization
  • Examines the influence of neo-liberal ideologies on urban and regional policies and practices in several Asian Pacific nations
  • Explores the evolving relationship between the two political economies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405192804
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/03/2012
Series:
Studies in Urban and Social Change Series, #35
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Series Editors’ Preface x

1 Introduction: Locating Neoliberalism in East Asia 1
Richard Child Hill, Bae-Gyoon Park, and Asato Saito

2 Industry Clusters and Transnational Networks: Japan’s New Directions in Regional Policy 27
Kuniko Fujita and Richard Child Hill

3 State-Space Relations in Transition: Urban and Regional Policy in Japan 59
Asato Saito

4 Developmental Neoliberalism and Hybridity of the Urban Policy of South Korea 86
Byung-Doo Choi

5 Spatially Selective Liberalization in South Korea and Malaysia: Neoliberalization in Asian Developmental States 114
Bae-Gyoon Park and Josh Lepawsky

6 Clusters as a Policy Panacea? Critical Reflections on the Cluster Policies of South Korea 148
Yong-Sook Lee

7 Moving toward Neoliberalization? The Restructuring of the Developmental State and Spatial Planning in Taiwan 167
Chia-Huang Wang

8 Neoliberalism, the Developmental State, and Housing Policy in Taiwan 196
Yi-Ling Chen and William Derhsing Li

9 Reforming Health: Contrasting Trajectories of Neoliberal Restructuring in the City-States 225
Stephen W.K. Chiu, K.C. Ho, and Tai-lok Lui

10 “Detroit of the East”: A Multiscalar Case Study of Regional Development Policy in Thailand 257
Richard Child Hill and Kuniko Fujita

11 Concluding Remarks 294
Bae-Gyoon Park and Asato Saito

Index 303

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