What Is in a Rim?: Critical Perspectives on the Pacific Region Idea

What Is in a Rim?: Critical Perspectives on the Pacific Region Idea

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ISBN-13: 9781461646938
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/05/1998
Series: Pacific Formations: Global Relations in Asian and Pacific Perspectives
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 390
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Arif Dirlik is professor of history at University of Oregon.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction: Pacific as Concept and Fantasy
Chapter 2 Pacific Contradictions
Chapter 3 The Asia-Pacific Idea: Reality and Representation in the Invention of a Regional Structure
Chapter 4 The Asia-Pacific Idea as a Mobilization Myth
Chapter 5 Rimspeak, or, The Discourse of the "Pacific Rim"
Chapter 6 On the Outs on the Rim: An Ethnographic Grounding of the "Asia-Pacific" Imaginary
Part 7 The Political Economy of the Pacific
Chapter 8 The Northeast Asian Political Economy
Chapter 9 Global Sourcing and Regional Divisions of Labor in the Pacific Rim
Chapter 10 Market Dependency in U.S.-East Asian Relations
Chapter 11 China's Growing Integration with the Asia-Pacific Economy
Chapter 12 Sexual Economies in the Asia-Pacific Community
Part 13 Pacific Social and Cultural Formations
Chapter 14 Latin America in Asia-Pacific Perspective
Chapter 15 The Asia-Pacific in Asian-American Perspective
Chapter 16 Pacific Island Responses to U.S. and French Hegemony
Chapter 17 Blue Hawaii: Bamboo Ridge as Critical Regionalism
Chapter 18 There Is More in the Rim than Meets the Eye: Thoughts on the "Pacific Idea"

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