Regional Organizations Of The Asia Pacific

Overview

This collection examines change within the major regional organizations of the Asia Pacific: The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF). It has two simultaneous foci: the nature of institutional change in regional organizations, and the process of regionalism in the Asia Pacific. It combines the views of both officials and ...

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Overview

This collection examines change within the major regional organizations of the Asia Pacific: The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF). It has two simultaneous foci: the nature of institutional change in regional organizations, and the process of regionalism in the Asia Pacific. It combines the views of both officials and practitioners, providing new insights into both its major questions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403903631
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 11/29/2003
  • Series: International Political Economy Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Wesley is Senior Lecturer, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of New South Wales, Australia.

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Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors
• Glossary
• Introduction—M.Wesley
Part I: The Organizations
• The Asian Development Bank—M.Wesley
• The Association of Southeast Asian Nations: Challenges and Responses—M.C.Abad, Jr
• Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation: Institutional Evolution and the Factors Driving Ongoing Change—C.Heseltine
• The ASEAN Regional Forum—A.Fukushima
Part II: Perspectives in Institutional Change
• Membership Expansion and Change—M.Wesley
• The Nature of Change—M.Wesley
• The Conditions of Change—J.Shannon
• The Dynamics of Change—S.Bates
• The Direction of Change—M.Wesley
• Drivers and Resisters of Change—F.M.Macaranas
• Conclusion—M.Wesley
• Index

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