The New Global Politics of The Asia-Pacific: Conflict and Co-operation in the Asian Century
Analyzes international politics, regional security, and foreign policy of global powers over Asia and the Pacific region. Studies China’s Beijing Strategy, United States’ diplomatic policy, Japan’s military role, India and Russia’s Look East and Act East policy, and Australia’s foreign policy. Mentions intra-regional conflicts in South China Sea and Korea Peninsular. Presents the different response within Asia-Pacific to the globalization of Western concepts regarding democracy and political economy. Examines regionalism of ASEAN, European’s soft power in Southeast Asia, political economy of East Asia, and the transnational actors in the Asia-Pacific.