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South-East Asia’s international relations and security perspectives

Haacke, Jurgen (2013) South-East Asia’s international relations and security perspectives. In: Tan, Andrew T. H., (ed.) East and South-East Asia: International Relations and Security Perspectives. Routledge international handbooks. Routledge, Abingdon, UK, pp. 154-166. ISBN 97818574-6396

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economic growth of East and South-East Asia in the context of the global financial crisis has strengthened the view that this region is emerging in the 21st century as the most economically vibrant region in the world. With some of the largest economies, and generally high economic growth rates compared to the rest of the world, it is unsurprising that East and South-East Asia has become the subject of global interest. East Asia’s rise inevitably focuses attention on the issue of China’s emergence as a regional and global power. Such a prospect challenges the current status quo, in which the region is dominated by the USA and its regional allies, and issues in Sino-US strategic relations have raised global awareness of the need to understand this pivotal region better. In addition, the Taiwan issue continues to evoke nationalist sentiments in China, and North Korea continues to threaten regional stability...

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Additional Information: © 2013 Routledge
Divisions: International Relations
Asia Centre
Subjects: J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2013 15:34
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 05:36

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