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Title The transformation of security in the Asia/Pacific region / edited by Desmond Ball
Published London ; Portland, Or. : Frank Cass, [1996]


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Description 244 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction / Desmond Ball -- The Problem With Parachuting: Strategic Studies and Security in the Asia/Pacific Region / Nicola Baker and Leonard C. Sebastian -- The Economic Aspects of Security in the Asia/Pacific Region / Stuart Harris -- Regime Transition in the Asia/Pacific Region: Democratization as a Double-Edged Sword / Steve Chan -- The US Commitment to Asia / Robert A. Scalapino -- A Militarized Japan? / David Arase -- A Chinese Colossus? / Harry Harding -- The External Maritime Dimension of ASEAN Security / J. N. Mak and B. A. Hamzah -- A Regional Arms Race? / Panitan Wattanayagorn and Desmond Ball -- A Regional Security Community in Southeast Asia? / Amitav Acharya -- The Prospects for Multilateral Security Co-operation in the Asia/Pacific Region / Paul M. Evans -- A Security Framework for the Asia/Pacific Region / Satoshi Morimoto
Analysis ASEAN
Asia, East
Asia, Southeast
Economic development
Military balance
Military preparedness assessment
Overseas item
Political and economic integration
Political stability
Regional security
United States
Notes This group of studies first appeared in a Special issue on 'The transformation of security in the Asia/Pacific Region of The journal of strategic studies, vol. 48, no. 3"--T.p. verso
Bibliography Incldudes bibliographcal references and index
Subject Arms race -- Southeast Asia.
Arms race -- East Asia.
National security -- East Asia.
National security -- Southeast Asia.
National security -- Southeast Asia.
Asia, Southeastern -- Economic conditions.
Far East -- Economic conditions.
United States -- Armed Forces -- East Asia.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Southeast Asia.
Author Ball, Desmond.
LC no. 95020638
ISBN 0714641901 (paper)
071464661X (cloth)