Resilient States From A Comparative Regional Perspective: Central And Eastern Europe And Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814417475
  • ISBN-13: 9789814417471
  • DDC: 330.9
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 340 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Organizations such as ASEAN and EU were formed to promote economic growth, social progress and cultural development among their members. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the transformation which the newest members of ASEAN (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Laos) and the newest members of EU (ten new Members from Baltic, Central and Eastern Balkan regions) have experienced during the last two decades (1990-2010). It throws light on the different social, economic and political causes which support these historical changes.Emerging markets such as the Mekong region and Central Europe where new forms of capitalism are flourishing have been captured in this book. Their policies in privatization, regionalization, industrial growth that support a new and deregulated form of capitalism have been mentioned in detail. The author stresses upon the capacity and strengths of these two hitherto weak states to face worldwide and regional challenges.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: Introduction — The Destruction of Historical States.
2: History and Geography Matter — But for What Kind of Legacies?.
3: Defining a State in Transition.
4: Conclusion — Clusters of modernized States in Southeast Asia and CEE.
5: Introduction — Coherence of the Public Policies: Privatization, Regionalization, Industrial Relations.
6: Transforming Economies: From Planned Economies to More Legal Rules or towards Nomenklatura Capitalism?.
7: Transforming Polities: States, Regions and Administrations.
8: Managing Firms by Flexibility: The Lack of Industrial Relations.
9: Conclusion.
10: Introduction — EU and Asean Enlarged and Globalized Regions.
11: The EU and Asean: Cohesion Policy and Export-Oriented Agreements.
12: State, Sub-State Designs and Cross-Border Cooperation.
13: EU and Asean Enlargement: Enlarged Globalization Dynamics.
14: Conclusion.
General Conclusions: Types of Capitalism in Central Europe and in Southeast Asia.