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East Asia and the World Economy
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East Asia and the World Economy


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International Economics

August 1995 | 319 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
In this book a world-system perspective is adopted to explain the economic success and political stability of East Asian development. The authors begin with a review of the world-system perspective, exploring its intellectual heritage, the historical context through which it arose, its basic assumptions and its policy implications. They then examine the particular pattern of development of various East Asian countries including: Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, North Korea and Japan.
 
PART ONE: THEORETICAL INTRODUCTION
 
Current Perspectives on East Asian Development
 
PART TWO: INCORPORATION
 
The Decline of the Chinese Empire
 
The Great Escape of Japan
 
PART THREE: REGIONALIZATION
 
Japan and Its Colonial Empire
 
The Sino-Japanese War and the Chinese Communist Revolution
 
PART FOUR: ASCENT
 
The Socialist Trajectories of China and North Korea
 
The Corization of Japan
 
The Semiperipherization of the Newly Industrializing Economies
 
PART FIVE: CENTRALITY
 
United States-Japan Hegemonic Rivalry
 
The Chinese Triangle of Mainland-Taiwan-Hong Kong
 
Conclusion

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