After the Asian Crisis: Perspectives on Global Politics and Economics

After the Asian Crisis: Perspectives on Global Politics and Economics

by Maria Weber


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After the Asian Crisis: Perspectives on Global Politics and Economics by Maria Weber

This book provides a comprehensive knowledge of the Asian crisis from an economic, political and social point of view, and suggests possible scenarios which could take place in the future. The analysis is divided into two parts. The first includes area studies of the main Asian countries during the crisis, beginning with China, Japan and Southeast Asia, followed by South Asia and Central Asia. The second focuses on international variables, including environmental, political, and regional issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333777626
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 06/12/2002
Edition description: 2000
Pages: 214
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

VINOD K. AGGARWAL Professor of Political Science, University of California at Berkeley, FILIPPO ANDREATTA Faculty of Political Science, University of Bologna, FRANCO BRUNI Director, Scientific Committee of ISPI and Director, Department of Economics, Bocconi University, RENZO CAVALIERI Assistant Professor of Comparative Law, University of Pavia, MARTA DASSU Director of the Centre for International Political Studies (CESPI), FABRIZIO GALIMBERTI Chief Economic Writer for IL SOLE-24 ORE, formerly economic adviser to the Minister of the Treasury in Rome, CORRADO MOLTENI Associate Professor of Japanese Studies, State University of Milano, PAOLO PANICO teaches Economics of the Firm, University of Bergamo, Italy and Comparative Economics at Bocconi University, GIANLUCA PASTORI Ph.D. student, Cagliari University, VALERIA F. PIACENTINI Full Professor of History and Institution of the Muslim Countries, Catholic University of Milan, STEFANO SILVESTRI Vice President, Istituto Affari Internazionali in international editorialist of the Sole 24 Ore, BENEDETTA TRIVELLATO Graduate in Economics, Bocconi University, MARIA JULIA TROMBETTA Graduate in 'Discipline Economiche e Sociali', Boccoi University, GIANNI VAGGI Professor of History of Political Economy, University of Pavia.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures Foreword by Franco Bruni, Director, ISPI Scientific Committee List of Abbreviations List of Contributors Editor's Introduction; M.Weber PART I: AREA STUDIES Great China: Towards the Year 2000; M.Weber & R.Cavalieri The Crisis in Northeast Asia: The Cases of Japan and South Korea; C.Molteni Southeast Asia Facing Economic, Political and Social Crisis; B.Trivellato Central Asia: The Illusion of a World Order; V.P.Fiorani & G.Pastori At the Foot of the Himalayas: India from the 'Hindu Equilibrium' to an Asian Regional Power? P.Panico & G.Vaggi PART II: INTERNATIONAL ISSUES Facing the Environment Problems in Changing Asia; M.J.Trombetta Security Implications of the Asian Crisis; M.Dassu & S.Silvestri Coping with the Dragon: Western Relations with China; F.Andreatta The Wobbly Triangle: Europe, Asia and the US After the Asian Crisis; V.K.Aggarwal CONCLUSIONS A: The Economics of the Asian Crisis: Roles and Myths; F.Galimberti B: After the Asian Crisis: Open Issues; M.Weber Index

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