Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-244) and index
East Asia in transition -- The new East Asian regionalism -- The state of regionalization -- Competing proposals for regionalism -- The primacy of the Asia Pacific economic cooperation -- New assumptions about regionalism -- The race for a free trade agreement -- Major powers and East Asian economic integration -- How economic integration changed East Asia.
"Analyzes developments in the region since the mid-1980s, highlighting such factors as the evolution of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, the impact of the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis, and the rise of China. Outlines possible future scenarios for the region and offers policy prescriptions for building on regionalism’s achievements to date"--Provided by publisher..
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