The Regional Organizations of the Asia Pacific Exploring Institutional Change (International Political Economy) by Michael Wesley

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  • Pacific studies,
  • Pacific Area cooperation,
  • International - Economics,
  • Political Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Regionalism,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / International,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Political Science-International Relations - General,
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  • Asian cooperation,
  • Pacific Area

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It has two simultaneous foci: the Author: M. Wesley. It has two simultaneous foci: the nature of institutional change in regional organisations, and the process of regionalism in the Asia Pacific.

It combines the views of both officials and practitioners, providing new insights into both its major questions. This collection examines change within the major regional organisations of the Asia Pacific: The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF).

It has two simultaneous foci: the nature of. "The contributors to this volume look forward to the future of the region and its institutions after the catastrophe of the Asian economic crisis by looking back at the processes of institutional change manifested by each of the Asia Pacific's main regional organizations: the Asian Development Bank (ABD), the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation.

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