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Title APEC as an institution : multilateral governance in the Asia-Pacific / edited by Richard E. Feinberg
Published Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, [2003]
©2003
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 275 pages) : illustrations
Contents THE CONTRIBUTORS; GLOSSARY; INTRODUCTION; SECTION I: POLICY REPORT; 1 REMAKING APEC AS AN INSTITUTION: The Third APIAN Policy Report; SECTION II: APEC'S STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES; 2 APEC'S OVERALL GOALS AND OBJECTIVES, EVOLUTION, AND CURRENT STATUS by Hadi Soesastro; 3 APEC AS A PACIFIC OECD REVISITED by David MacDuff and Yuen Pau Woo; SECTION III: MANAGEMENT REFORMS; 4 THE APEC SECRETARIAT: A Management Perspective by Stewart Goodings; 5 PROJECT SELECTION AND EVALUATION by Richard E Feinberg; SECTION IV: TRADE, INVESTMENT AND ECOTECH
6 THE APEC DECISION-MAKING PROCESS FOR TRADE POLICY ISSUES by Joseph M Damond7 TOWARDS AN ASSESSMENT OF APEC TRADE LIBERALIZATION AND FACILITATION by Ippei Yamazawa and Robert Scollay; 8 INVESTMENT LIBERALIZATION AND FACILITATION IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC by Myrna S Austria; 9 THE WHEEL THAT DRIVES APEC by Medhi Krongkaew; 10 POTENTIAL IN SEARCH OF ACHIEVEMENT by Nigel Haworth; SECTION V: NON-GOVERNMENTAL PARTICIPATION IN APEC; 11 BUSINESS INVOLVEMENT IN APEC by Michael C Mullen; 12 CIVIL SOCIETY PARTICIPATION IN APEC by Stewart Goodings; SECTION VI: APEC AND THE SECURITY AGENDA: FIRST THOUGHTS
13 APEC'S ROLE IN POLITICAL AND SECURITY ISSUES by John McKayINDEX
Summary APEC is an experimental multilateralism, relying not on a large bureaucracy but rather upon national government agencies, semi-autonomous inter-governmental committees and "virtual" associations. Organized around the principles of consensus, voluntarism and unilateralism, APEC has eschewed binding agreements enforced through monitoring and robust compliance mechanisms. This volume assesses the strengths and weaknesses of APEC's "soft" institutionalism, and its capstone policy report, "Remak .
Notes "A project of the APEC International Assessment Network (APIAN)."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Organization)
Asian cooperation.
Pacific Area cooperation.
Asia -- Economic integration.
Pacific Area -- Economic integration.
Form Electronic book
Author Feinberg, Richard E.
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Organization). International Assessment Network.
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
ISBN 9789812305015
9812305017