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The four Asian tigers : economic development and the global political economy

Author: Ŭn-mi Kim
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Academic Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book critically examines the geopolitical and economic contexts of the region's export-oriented industrialization. This collection of original papers describes the economic developments and environment that underlie the East Asian NICs. Through a comparison of the Four Tigers - South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore - the contributors deliver a case-oriented study that explains the region's most  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ŭn-mi Kim
ISBN: 0124074405 9780124074408
OCLC Number: 39848752
Description: xxi, 234 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1. The regional and global contexts for economic development : The political economy of economic growth in East Asia: South Korea and Taiwan / Kwang Yeong Shin --
Defining security in East Asia: History, Hotspots, and horizon-gazing / Victor D. Cha --
The export-oriented industrialization of Pacific rim nations and their presence in the global market / Ichiro Numazaki. Part II. The actors and institutions of economic development : Commodity chains and regional divisions of labor in East Asia / Gary Gereffi --
State autonomy and its social conditions for economic development in South Korea and Taiwan / Hee-Yeon Cho and Eun Mee Kim --
Is small beautiful? The political economy of Taiwan's small-scale industry / Karl Fields --
Industrial flexibility, economic restructuring, and East Asian labor / Frederic C. Deyo --
Crisis in Korea and the IMF control / Su-Hoon Lee.
Responsibility: edited by Eun Mee Kim.
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Examines the geopolitical and economic contexts of the region's export-oriented industrialization. This book focuses on the global and regional elements of the economic system and geo-politics. It  Read more...

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