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Title: Transnational Asia and regional networks : toward a new political economy of East Asia
Authors: Liu, Hong
Keywords: East Asia
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
Transnational Asia
Issue Date: 2018
Source: Liu, H. (2018). Transnational Asia and regional networks : toward a new political economy of East Asia. East Asian Community Review, 1(1-2), 33-47. doi:10.1057/s42215-018-0003-7
Series/Report no.: East Asian Community Review
Abstract: This article aims to examine the dynamics of the East Asian political economy and the new regional environments over the past two decades. It puts forth two main propositions. First, the predominant nation–state framework in analyzing the political economy of the East Asian region, while remaining indispensable in its own right, has become inadequate to interpret the profound transformations resultant from heightened pace of cross-border movements of people, practices, ideas and capital. The geo-cultural concept of ‘‘Transnational Asia’’ is proposed as an alternative devise to fill in the gap neglected by the mainstream nation–state-oriented literature. Second, by going beyond the conventional state–society dichotomy and the rigid theoretical divide between statism and institutionalism, I argue that transnational network and regional governance serve as bridges to these divides and as useful analytical tools in deciphering the new dynamics of the East Asian political economy. In its extensive and multilayered interactions with transnational networks, the developmental state has been increasingly supplemented by the networked state which operates both within and without the nation–state boundaries through a variety of interconnected mechanisms.
ISSN: 2522-0675
DOI: 10.1057/s42215-018-0003-7
Schools: School of Social Sciences 
Rights: © 2018 Springer. This paper was published in East Asian Community Review and is made available with permission of Springer. The published version is available at: []. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.
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