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Russia's Far East : a region at risk

Author: Judith Thornton; Charles E Ziegler
Publisher: Seattle : National Bureau of Asian Research in association with University of Washington Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Thornton; Charles E Ziegler
ISBN: 0295982357 9780295982359 0295982101 9780295982106
OCLC Number: 48967802
Description: x, 498 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Russian Far East in perspective / Judith Thornton and Charles E. Ziegler --
Balance of power and U.S. foreign policy interests in the Russian Far East / Rajan Menon and Charles E. Ziegler --
Influence of the 1998 financial crisis on the Russian Far East economy / Pavel Minakir --
Social and economic differentiation in the Russian Far East / Nadezhda Mikheeva --
Russian Far East's competitive position in northeast Asian markets / Alexander S. Sheingauz [and others] --
Crisis of the region's fishing industry / Tony Allison --
Sakhalin energy / Judith Thornton --
Agrarian reform and agricultural productivity in the Russian Far East / Jennifer Duncan and Michelle Ruetshle --
Russian reforms / Sergey Sevastyanov --
Russian nuclear regionalism / James Clay Moltz --
Security implications of defense conversion in the Russian Far East / Katherine G. Burns --
Regional dynamic in Russia's Asia policy in the 1990s / Elizabeth Wishnick --
Chinese migration in the Russian Far East / Mikhail Alexseev --
Peculiarities of the regions political mentality / Sergei Chugrov --
China's threat perceptions and policies toward the Russian Far East / Ni Xiaoquan --
Dynamics of Russian-South Korean relations and implications for the Russian Far East / Yong-Chool Ha --
Japanese economic presence in the Russian Far East / Kunio Okada --
Economic relations between South Korea and Russia / Seung-Ho Joo.
Responsibility: edited by Judith Thornton and Charles E. Ziegler.


The security environment of Northeast Asia is increasingly affected by developments in the Russian Far East, including a longstanding economic crisis, changes in Russia's military policies, and the  Read more...


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This book does make an original and worthwhile contribution to the already substantial literature on the Russian Far East. * Slavic Review *

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