Globalization and Its Counter-forces in Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

  • Patrick Ziegenhain
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  • ISBN-10: 9812304932
  • ISBN-13: 9789812304933
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 416 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Explores the political, economic, security, social, and cultural dimensions of globalization and local responses, offering evidence of complex interfacing between the global and the local.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
The Contributors.
Counter-Forces: The Politics of Uneven Power.
1: The Political Contradictions of Globalization.
2: Authoritarian States in Southeast Asia in Times of Globalization: Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.
3: From Plural Society to Political Pluralism in Malaysia.
4: Indonesia’s Role in the Long-Term Prospects of ASEAN.
5: Civil Society, Accountability and Governance in Thailand: A Dim Case of Participatory Democracy.
6: Economic Regionalism and Global Influences.
7: Globalization and the Role of the State in the Asia-Pacific.
8: Economic Nationalism and the Limits of Globalization.
9: Southeast Asian Perspectives on the Economic Rise of China.
10: Local Security, Global Insecurity.
11: Maritime Piracy and Raiding in Southeast Asia: Local and Global Perspectives.
12: Competing Globalization: The Case of European Cooperation with Indonesia Against International Terrorism.
13: Radical Islam and Political Terrorism in Southeast Asia.
14: Social Processes: Arrested Development.
15: Reluctant Tigers: Economic Growth, Erratic Democratization Processes and Continuing Political Gender Inequality in Southeast Asia.
16: Women’s Emancipation in the Philippines: A Legacy of Western Feminism?.
17: Moving Story: Transnational Mobility and Chinese Education in Malaysia.
18: Cultural Production in the Global Matrix.
19: Measuring Cultural Globalization in Southeast Asia.
20: The Singaporean Creative Suburb of Perth: Rethinking Cultural Globalization.
21: Thai Magical Realism and Globalization.