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Author Calder, Kent E.
Title Asia in Washington : Exploring the Penumbra of Transnational Power.
Imprint Brookings Institution Press, 2014.

Author Calder, Kent E.
Subject Globalization -- Political aspects -- Washington (D.C.)
Globalization -- Political aspects -- Asia.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Asia.
Asia -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Asia -- Foreign relations -- 21st century.
Description 1 online resource
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : toward a new paradigm for international relations -- Washington as a global political city -- The Washington power game and its transformation -- The Washington factor in Asia -- The Asia factor in Washington -- Asia across American : the changing calculus -- Profiles of national response -- Northeast Asia in Washington -- South and Southeast Asia in Washington -- Global implications of Asia in Washington -- Policy implications of Asia in Washington -- Appendix A. Important events, America and Asia, 1784-2013 -- Appendix B. Number of registered foreign agents in Washington, seven Asian countries, 1945-2010.
Summary For several centuries, international relations has been primarily the purview of nation-states. Key powers have included at various times Great Britain, France, Japan, China, Russia (then the U.S.S.R., and then Russia again), and the nation most influential in international relations for the past several decades has been the United States. But in a world growing smaller, with a globalizing system increasing in complexity by the day, the nation-state paradigm is not as dominant as it once was. In Asia in Washington, longtime Asia analyst Kent Calder examines the concept of ""global city"" in th.
ISBN 1306577330 (electronic bk.)
9781306577335 (electronic bk.)
9780815725398 (electronic bk.)
0815725396 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 876340760
Additional Format Print version: 9781306577335

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