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Author Zheng, Yongnian.

Title East Asia : developments and challenges / Yongnian Zheng, Liang Fook Lye
Published Singapore : World Scientific, 2013
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Series Series on contemporary China ; vol. 32
Series on contemporary China ; v. 32
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction. East Asia: developments and challenges / Zheng Yongnian and Lye Liang Fook -- ch. 2. China's politics: maintaining status quo and preparing for leadership succession / Zheng Yongnian and Chen Gang -- ch. 3. China's economy: moderate slowdown, still weaker growth prospects for 2012 / John Wong -- ch. 4. China's foreign policy: coping with shifting geopolitics and maintaining stable external relations / Zheng Yongnian and Lye Liang Fook -- ch. 5. Japan's politics: under the shadow of the triple disasters / Lam Peng Er -- ch. 6. The Korean Peninsula faces uncertainties and challenges / Yuan Jingdong -- ch. 7. Taiwan's 2012 presidential and legislative elections / Qi Dongtao -- ch. 8. Taiwan's economy: unspectacular growth and further dependence on China / Chiang Min-Hua and Sarah Tong -- ch. 9. US-Taiwan relations under Ma Ying-Jeou / Katherine Tseng Hui-Yi -- ch. 10. Fifteen years after Hong Kong's handover: is this city dying? / Kwong Kin-ming and Yew Chiew Ping
Summary The aim of the book is to provide readers with an understanding of the important and emerging political, economic and social trends and challenges in East Asia in the coming years. There is urgency to conduct such a review of the state of East Asian affairs as the international and regional environments seemed to be headed towards greater uncertainty. At the international level, the European Union (EU) continues to grapple with its debt crisis with no clear resolution in sight. On the other side of the Atlantic, the US is gearing up for its presidential and congressional elections that will tak
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Far East -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
Author Lye, Liang Fook.
ISBN 9789814407823 (print)
9789814407830 (electronic bk.)
9814407828 (print)
9814407836 (electronic bk.)