In the new edition of this important contribution to understanding both the Asian economic miracle and the 1997-8 crisis, Richard Stubbs assesses the main explanations to date and updates the analysis to take account of globalization and the remarkable economic rise of China.
Richard Stubbs is Emeritus Professor in the Department Political Science, McMaster University.
1. Introduction.- 2. The Old Order and Its Destruction.- 3. Saved by the Korean War.- 4. The Cold War Years.- 5. The Vietnam War as Economic Catalyst.- 6. Re-enter Japan.- 7. The End of the Cold War, Liberalization, Crisis, and the Financial Crisis.- 8. China and Its Neighbours.- 9. Conclusion.