Pacific Currents: The Responses of U.S. Allies and Security Partners in East Asia to China's Rise [NOOK Book]

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China's importance in the Asia-Pacific has been on the rise, raising concerns about competition the United States. The authors examined the reactions of six U.S. allies and partners to China's rise. All six see China as an economic opportunity. They want it to be engaged productively in regional affairs, but without becoming dominant. They want the United States to remain deeply engaged in the region.
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Pacific Currents: The Responses of U.S. Allies and Security Partners in East Asia to China's Rise

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Overview


China's importance in the Asia-Pacific has been on the rise, raising concerns about competition the United States. The authors examined the reactions of six U.S. allies and partners to China's rise. All six see China as an economic opportunity. They want it to be engaged productively in regional affairs, but without becoming dominant. They want the United States to remain deeply engaged in the region.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780833047083
  • Publisher: RAND Corporation
  • Publication date: 8/23/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 308
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Keith Crane (PhD, Economics, Indiana University) is a senior economist at RAND. Areas of expertise include Economics of Transition and Economic Forecasting, Transportation Economics, and Defense Economics.

Julia F. Lowell (Ph.D., Economics (1992) University of California, Berkeley) is an economist, RAND.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1

Ch. 2 China's Changing Economic Relations with Asia 5

Ch. 3 Japan 23

Ch. 4 South Korea 63

Ch. 5 The Philippines 97

Ch. 6 Thailand 125

Ch. 7 Singapore 159

Ch. 8 Australia 189

Ch. 9 Conclusions 231

Bibliography 257

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