ISBN-10:
1441903674
ISBN-13:
9781441903679
Pub. Date:
04/17/2009
Publisher:
Springer New York
Northeast Asia: Ripe for Integration? / Edition 1

Northeast Asia: Ripe for Integration? / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781441903679
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 04/17/2009
Series: The Political Economy of the Asia Pacific
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface v

Contributors xi

Abbreviations xiii

1 Economic and Security Institution Building in Northeast Asia: An Analytical Overview Vinod K. Aggarwal Min Gyo Koo 1

1.1 Introduction 1

1.2 Northeast Asia's Changing Institutional Map 3

1.3 An Institutional Bargaining Game Approach and the Evolution of Northeast Asian Regionalism 9

1.4 Overview of the Book 27

1.5 Conclusion 30

2 South Korea's Regional Economic Cooperation Policy: The Evolution of an Adaptive Strategy Seungjoo Lee Chung-in Moon 37

2.1 Introduction 37

2.2 Gains from Bilateral Security Alliance and Multilateral Trade Policy: Re-examining Cold War Legacies 39

2.3 The Emergence of South Korea's Regional Policy in the Early Post-Cold War Period: Achievements and Limitations 40

2.4 The Asian Financial Crisis and Changes in South Korea's Regional Policy 43

2.5 The Roh Moo-hyun Government's New Regional Policy 48

2.6 Conclusion 57

3 Rhetoric or Vision? Chinese Responses to U.S. Unilateralism Kun-Chin Lin 63

3.1 Introduction 63

3.2 The PRC's Position in the Cold War Institutional Equilibrium: 1978-1989 68

3.3 Negotiating New Regional Arrangements in the Post-Cold War Era: Sharpening the Survival Instinct of the Leninist Party-State 70

3.4 After the Financial Crisis: First Opportunities for Chinese Leadership of Asian Regionalism 78

3.5 After 9/11: Broadening China's Strategic Leeway 83

3.6 Winding Roads Ahead: Scenarios for China's Grand Strategy 96

4 Under Pressure: Japan's Institutional Response to Regional Uncertainty Saori N. Katada Mireya Solis 109

4.1 Introduction 109

4.2 Economic Shocks and the Persistence of Security Constraints 110

4.3Japan and the New Regional Trade Architecture 118

4.4 Japan and the New Regional Financial Architecture 130

4.5 Conclusion 140

5 North Korea's Strategy for Regime Survival and East Asian Regionalism Sang-young Rhyu 149

5.1 Introduction 149

5.2 North Korea's Development in the Cold War Equilibrium 150

5.3 Early Attempts at Integration after the End of the Cold War 151

5.4 Aftermath of the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis 155

5.5 Post-9/11 North Korean Regionalism: The Gaesong Special Economic Zone and the Six-Party Talks 157

5.6 Security and Trade: Reluctant Coexistence Under a Fragile Equilibrium 166

5.7 North Korea and East Asian Regionalism 174

6 Impassive to Imperial? Russia in Northeast Asia from Yeltsin to Putin Taehwan Kim 179

6.1 Introduction 179

6.2 The International Domestic Nexus: An Analytical Framework 180

6.3 Post-Cold War: Neofeudal Governance and External Drift 183

6.4 Post-Financial Crisis: Breaking Up the Neofeudal Coalition 191

6.5 Post-9/11: The Neoabsolutist Coalition and Russian Neomercantilism in Northeast Asia 196

6.6 Scenario Analysis 206

6.7 Conclusion 208

7 Security in Northeast Asia: Time for New Architecture? Ellen L. Frost David C. Kang 213

7.1 Introduction 213

7.2 Changes in the External Environment 216

7.3 Other Changes in the Regional Environment 221

7.4 The Adequacy of Existing Institutions 232

7.5 Institution-Building in Northeast Asia 236

7.6 Conclusion 240

8 The Future of Northeast Asia's Institutional Architecture Vinod K. Aggarwal Min Gyo Koo Seungjoo Lee 245

8.1 Introduction 245

8.2 An Institutional Bargaining Game Approach: Initial Shocks, Goods, Individual Bargaining Situations, and Institutional Fit 247

8.3 Cross-National Developments 251

8.4 The Future of Economic and Security Institutional Building in Northeast Asia 257

Index 263

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