The Making of the Asia Pacific
Titel
The Making of the Asia Pacific
Subtitel
Knowledge Brokers and the Politics of Representation
Prijs
€ 59,95
ISBN
9789089644770
Uitvoering
Paperback
Aantal pagina's
238
Taal
Engels
Publicatiedatum
Afmetingen
15.6 x 23.4 cm
Discipline
Aziëstudies
Inhoudsopgave
Toon inhoudsopgaveVerberg inhoudsopgave
The Making of the Asia Pacific - 2 Table of Contents - 8 List of Tables - 10 Acknowledgements - 12 1 Introduction: From ‘Pacific Asia’ to ‘Asia Pacific’ - 14 2 The Desire for Essence - 28 3 Knowledge Networks as Agents of Representation - 46 4 Representing the ‘Asia Pacific’ - 70 5 Representing Sovereign States - 112 6 Representing the ‘In/Human’ Faces of Asia Pacific Security - 136 7 Representing the ‘Authority’ of Knowledge Networks - 156 8 Conclusion: A Plea in Three Parts - 180 Notes - 188 Bibliography - 204 Index - 230

Recensies en Artikelen

'This is an insightful work on a much under-studied aspect of Asia Pacific regionalism. By exposing and challenging conventional regional security narratives – and the knowledge networks from which they arise - Tan adds immeasurably to our understanding of how ideational power legitimises, normalises and buttresses a statist imaginery of the Asia Pacific.' -- Lorraine Elliott, Professor at the Department of International Relations, Australian National University

"Tan has made a valuable contribution by offering a different path towards understanding Asia-Pacific security, a path that can potentially open up new avenues for further thinking. Thive novelty is to be treasured.' -- Gerald Chan, University of Auckland, New Zealand

'The recent landmark book ... on Asia-Pacific regionalism has not only documented the upsurge in regional security narratives particularly since the post-Cold War period in the 1990s, but also compellingly shows how knowledge networking nodes were formed across the region during the same period that have made significant strategic interventions in the field of strategic studies.' -- Anup Kumar Das, Jawaharlal Nehru University

See Seng Tan

The Making of the Asia Pacific

Knowledge Brokers and the Politics of Representation

De Aziatische Pacific van na de koude oorlog is gevormd onder invloed van belangen en ideologieën van verschillende internationale instanties. The Making of the Asia Pacific laat zien welke invloed deze visies uitoefenden en welke doelen hiermee nagestreefd werden.

Aan de hand de rol van organisaties als de Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) en de Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) toont de auteur de praktijken en machtsverhoudingen in het gebied. Door deze te ontrafelen streeft deze uitgave naar een democratischer ontwikkeling van deze regio.
Auteur

See Seng Tan

See Seng Tan is universitair hoofddocent en adjunct-directeur van het Instituut voor Defensie en Strategische Studies aan de Nanayang Technological University in Singapore.