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The East Asian experience : the poverty of "picking winners"
Many leaders in Africa argue that East Asia's success in economic growth and development is due to special prowess in "picking winners". That is, the state is assumed to have adequately identified future growth areas and ...
Islam and society in Southeast Asia after September 11
This paper discusses the struggle for the soul of Islam within the global Muslim community in the context of two major Muslim majority nations in Southeast Asia, Indonesia and Malaysia. An ongoing, unsettled debate between ...
Towards a Pacific century : the East Asian capitalist model and free trade
As the world sits on the cusp of a new age, a new Pacific century is dawning. The growth of the East Asian model of capitalism seems irreversible, driven by East Asian free trade. But can there be an East Asian Free Trade ...
Asian developing countries and the next round of WTO negotiations
Practices of representation are productive in that they make international life intelligble. As representational practices, orthodox diplomatic discourses reduce the heterological 'nature' of diplomatic activity to a single, ...
The G20 : should Europe give way to Asia?
As the G20 takes firmer shape and evolves as the premier world forum to manage the global economy and finance, fundamental shifts are taking place. It is time to ask whether Europe is over-represented and ...
New security dimensions in the Asia Pacific
The paper highlights four key aspects of the new security dimensions in Asia-Pacific. First, the US role in the Asia-Pacific is changing. While the US will remain a major player in the Asia-Pacific, it will no longer be ...