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The absence of non-western IR theory in Asia reconsidered

Ching-Chang Chen.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

January 2011; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 7597 words.

This paper critically examines an ongoing debate in International Relations (IR) as to why there is apparently no non-Western IR theory in Asia and what should be done to ‘mitigate’ that...

Actions, practices and historical structures: the partition of India

Sanjoy Banerjee.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 0 words.

This article develops an explanation of how actions emerge in succession. It shows how the actions of a subject, linked by relations of successful precedent, form practices. These practices...

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Actors, Coalitions, and the Making of Foreign Security Policy: US Strategic Trade with the People's Republic of China

Hugo Meijer.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

September 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 14276 words.

In light of the intertwining logics of military competition and economic interdependence at play in Sino–American relations, this paper examines how the United States has balanced...

Aesthetics

Cheng Jiang and Zong-Qi Cai.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 5961 words.

Chinese aesthetics is largely a grand reconstructive project. The term “Chinese aesthetics,” usually translated as “study of beauty” 美學, did not exist in pre-20th-century Chinese text. The...

After dollar?

Masayuki Tadokoro.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 9522 words.

The national currency of the United States, the dollar, plays a critical international role. The privileged position of the dollar, which has greatly facilitated America's role in world...

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After Victory. John Ikenberry. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001, 288 pp

Christopher Coker.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 0 words.

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Ancestor Worship

Ori Tavor.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 9847 words.

Ancestor worship refers to rituals designed to commemorate and venerate the spirits of one’s deceased forebears. While it is often associated with the Confucian notion of filial piety,...

Ancient Chinese Religion

Mu-chou Poo.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 6905 words.

Religion is a form of activity and mental attitude that helps humans deal with real or imagined extrahuman forces that influence human life. In ancient China from the Neolithic to the...

Anglo‐American Strategic Relations and the Far East, 1933–1939. Greg Kennedy. London, Frank Cass, 2002, 313 pp., ISBN 0‐7146‐5188‐5

Osamu Ishii.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 0 words.

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Anti-Americanism in Asia? Factors shaping international perceptions of American influence

Matthew Carlson and Travis Nelson.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

September 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 8038 words.

Against the backdrop of 9/11 and the Bush administration's subsequent invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, many have argued that international perceptions of the United States are growing...

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Anti-Japanese War

Caroline Rose.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 6173 words.

The Anti-Japanese War 抗日战争 (kangRi zhanzheng), or the Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japan 中国人民抗日战争 (Zhongguo renmin kangRi zhanzheng), dates from July 1937 to 1945 (or in some...

ANZUS: Regional versus Global Security in Asia?

William Tow.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 8338 words.

Debate over the continued relevance of postwar U.S. alliance systems in Asia is intensifying at a time when American ‘global’ and ‘regional’ strategies seem to be converging. The ANZUS...

APEC and the Construction of Pacific Rim Regionalism. John Ravenhill. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002, xii + 294pp. (tables, appendices, index), US$70.00, cloth, ISBN 0‐521‐66094‐7; US$25.00, paper, ISBN 0‐521‐66797‐6

Akiko Fukushima.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 0 words.

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APEC as an Institution: Multilateral Governance in the Asia-Pacific. Richard E. Feinberg (ed.). Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, ISBN 9812302093

Christopher Findlay.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 0 words.

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Applying offensive realism to the rise of China: structural incentives and Chinese diplomacy toward the neighboring states

Xiaoting Li.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

May 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 11723 words.

This study employs offensive realism to provide a baseline for assessing Beijing's strategic choices in dealing with regional neighbors. In theory, when an ascending power is not yet...

Arbitraging Japan: Dreams of Capitalism at the End of Finance

Naoki KASUGA.

in Social Science Japan Journal

January 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; East Asian Studies; Japanese Studies. 1602 words.

Are there any theories of international relations in Japan?

Takashi. Inoguchi.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

September 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 8876 words.

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This article argues that there are theories of international relations (IR) in Japan and that these theories are mostly of middle range type. I...

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ASEAN and human rights norms: constructivism, rational choice, and the action-identity gap

Mathew Davies.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

May 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 7967 words.

ASEAN's engagement with human rights is characterized by an action-identity gap; member states have created impressive regional commitments while continually violating rights domestically....

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ASEAN cooperation: the legacy of the economic crisis

Etel Solingen.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 0 words.

This article examines the implications of domestic political changes in the post-1997 era for ASEAN's regional cooperation and institutionalization. The conceptual framework traces regional...

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ASEAN's diplomatic and security culture: a constructivist assessment

Jürgen Haacke.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

February 2003; p ublished online February 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 0 words.

In the wake of the Asian financial crisis and the subsequent violence that built up and then tore apart East Timor in 1999, serious criticisms were levelled at the Association of Southeast...

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