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Title Asian security practice : material and ideational influences / edited by Muthiah Alagappa.
Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1998.

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Subject National security -- Asia.
Alt Name Alagappa, Muthiah.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 851 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Contents Introduction / Muthiah Alagappa 1. Rethinking Security: A Critical Review and Appraisal of the Debate / Muthiah Alagappa 2. International Politics in Asia: The Historical Context / Muthiah Alagappa 3. China: Security Practice of a Modernizing and Ascending Power / Wu Xinbo 4. India: Modified Structuralism / Kanti Bajpai 5. Japan: Normative Constraints Versus Structural Imperatives / Yoshihide Soeya 6. North Korea: Deterrence Through Danger / David Kang 7. South Korea: Recasting Security Paradigms / Chung in Moon 8. Taiwan: In the Dragon's Shadow / Roger Cliff 9. Bangladesh: A Weak State and Power / Iftekharuzzaman 10. Pakistan: The Crisis Within / Samina Ahmed 11. Sri Lanka: The Many Faces of Security / Nira Wickramasinghe 12. Myanmar: Preoccupation with Regime Survival, National Unity, and Stability / Tin Maung Maung Than 13. Thailand: The Elite's Shifting Conceptions of Security / Panitan Wattanayagorn 14. Vietnam: Struggle and Cooperation / Kim Ninh 15. Indonesia: Domestic Priorities Define National Security / Dewi Fortuna Anwar 16. Malaysia: Reinventing the Nation / K.S. Nathan 17. The Philippines: State Versus Society? / Noel M. Morada and Christopher Collier 18. Singapore: Realist cum Trading State / Narayanan Ganesan 19. Asian Practice of Security: Key Features and Explanations / Muthiah Alagappa 20. Conceptualizing Security: Hierarchy and Conceptual Traveling / Muthiah Alagappa.
Summary Despite the end of the Cold War, security continues to be a critical concern of Asian states. This book undertakes an ethnographic, country-by-country study of how Asian states conceive of their security.
ISBN 0585053685 (electronic bk.)
9780585053684 (electronic bk.)
0804733473
0804733481
0804725047
0804725608
9780804733472 (acid-free paper)
9780804733489 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
9780804725040 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780804725606 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 42330939
Additional Format Print version: Asian security practice. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1998 0804733473 (DLC) 98016563 (OCoLC)38739016
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Contributors 
 Introduction / Muthiah Alagappa1
1Rethinking Security: A Critical Review and Appraisal of the Debate / Muthiah Alagappa27
2International Politics in Asia: The Historical Context / Muthiah Alagappa65
3China: Security Practice of a Modernizing and Ascending Power / Wu Xinbo115
4India: Modified Structuralism / Kanti Bajpai157
5Japan: Normative Constraints Versus Structural Imperatives / Yoshihide Soeya19̃
6North Korea: Deterrence Through Danger / David Kang234
7South Korea: Recasting Security Paradigms / Chung-in Moon264
8Taiwan: In the Dragon's Shadow / Roger Cliff288
9Bangladesh: A Weak State and Power / Iftekharuzzaman315
10Pakistan: The Crisis Within / Samina Ahmed338
11Sri Lanka: The Many Faces of Security / Nira Wickramasinghe367
12Myanmar: Preoccupation with Regime Survival, National Unity, and Stability / Tin Maung Maung Than390
13Thailand: The Elite's Shifting Conceptions of Security / Panitan Wattanayagorn417
14Vietnam: Struggle and Cooperation / Kim Ninh445
15Indonesia: Domestic Priorities Define National Security / Dewi Fortuna Anwar477
16Malaysia: Reinventing the Nation / K. S. Nathan513
17The Philippines: State Versus Society? / Noel M. Morada, Christopher Collier549
18Singapore: Realist cum Trading State / Narayanan Ganesan579
19Asian Practice of Security: Key Features and Explanations / Muthiah Alagappa611
20Conceptualizing Security: Hierarchy and Conceptual Traveling / Muthiah Alagappa677
 Notes701
 Bibliography745
 Index821


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