Books tagged: asean

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The Role of the Military in Myanmar's Political Economy - Burma History, Tatmadaw, Colonial Rule, Socialist Period, Market Liberalization, Ethnic Insurgency, Coup, Private Enterprise
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the role of Myanmar's military, the Tatmadaw, in the country's political economy. Using a hybrid of the new institutional economics and the developmental state model as the analytical framework, a historical comparative analysis reveals that the Tatmadaw was a major actor with a dominant role in shaping Myanmar's political economic institutions.
The Rise of China's Middle Class and the Prospects for Democratization - Lipset's Economic Modernization Theory, ASEAN, Taiwan, Transition, Confucius versus Realists, Industrialization, Urbanization
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,000. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Since Deng Xiaoping instituted economic reforms under the "reform and open" policy in 1978, the Chinese Communist Party has overseen a gradualist approach to modernizing China's economy. A new Chinese middle class has emerged with China's economic reforms and economic growth.
Life in the Shadow: An Examination of the Minor Foreign Relations of the DPRK - North Korea Modern Pariah State, Iran, Cuba, Europe, Syria, Africa, India, Strategic Direction, Allies and Partners
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 120,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This thesis explores the diplomatic relations of the DPRK with an emphasis on the minor diplomatic relations of the state. Minor, for purposes of this thesis, does not speak to durability of the bond between two states.
Augmenting Our Influence: Alliance Revitalization and Partner Development - U.S. Strategic Interests in Asia-Pacific, Senkaku, Obama Strategy, Europe, NATO, Future of American Landpower
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,590. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important book addresses the importance of allied and partner contributions to current and future national security challenges and the most effective and efficient ways for the United States to leverage those contributions in the pursuit of common interests.
How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit? True Stories of Expat Women in Asia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,880. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
In this collection, twenty-six women reveal the truth about expatriate life in modern East Asia through original works of memoir and creative non-fiction. Their experiences are varied and unique, demonstrating that expat women's lives go far beyond the stereotypical. Together, they create a portrait of the modern expatriate experience that will both resonate and inspire.
Asia Specific
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,830. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Business and leisure travel in Asia exposing the challenges when attempting to adapt to foreign cultures. Stories include Living in SIN’gapore, Two Nights in Bangkok, Anarchy in Patong Beach, The Chiang Mai High, Wat to see in Siem Reap, The Mushroom Cloud, The Trouble with India, KOh! Samui, Ho ho ho Chi Minh, The Singha Shuffle, Very Hanoi’ing, Wild Man in Borneo, plus lots more
Southeast Asia: The Diversity Dilemma
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
The concept 'Southeast Asia' is often difficult to grasp or handle. This accessibly written study explores the external factors and regional dynamics which are making 'Southeast Asia' a meaningful entity.