The Far East and Australasia 2024

 
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ISBN13:9781032492575
ISBN10:10324925711
Binding:Hardback
No. of pages:1328 pages
Size:280x210 mm
Weight:2640 g
Language:English
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Short description:

Provides the most up-to-date social, political and economic information for this important region. Includes comprehensive data on all major organizations in the region and contributions from experts.

Long description:

This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region.


Calendar of Political Events


A calendar of events provides a convenient reference guide to the year?s main political developments.


General Survey


Written by leading experts, this collection of essays provides incisive analysis of regional issues.


Country Surveys


Individual chapters on each country containing:


? essays on geography, history and the economy


? an economic and demographic survey of the latest available statistics on population, health and welfare, agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, industry, finance, trade, transport, tourism, communications and education


? a comprehensive directory of names and contact details covering the most significant political, financial and commercial institutions


? a country-specific bibliography.


An entire section is dedicated to the Pacific islands, including specially commissioned essays examining the contemporary politics of the islands, their economies, security concerns and the environmental issues confronting them.


Regional Information


? includes all major international organizations active in the region, their aims, activities, publications and principal personnel


? a detailed survey of major commodities in Asia and the Pacific


? a directory of research institutes specializing in the region


? select bibliographies of books and periodicals covering the Asia-Pacific region


? an index of regional organizations

Table of Contents:

PART ONE General Survey


The USA?s Turn against China: Acute Rivalry in the Asia-Pacific Region


ROBERT G. SUTTER


Islam in South-East Asia


ROBERT W. HEFNER


Demographic Trends in the Asia-Pacific Region: Converging but Different Population Challenges


SARAH HARPER


China?s Belt and Road Initiative


ROBERT E. LOONEY


Climate and Energy Transitions in the Asia-Pacific Region


CLARE RICHARDSON-BARLOW


 


PART TWO Country Surveys


Sections on geography, history and economy, as well as statistical surveys, directories and bibliographies for each country. A dedicated section on the Pacific islands, which includes an introductory essay and directory and statistical information for each of the Pacific islands and a locally focused bibliography.


AUSTRALIA


History FRANK BONGIORNO


Economy DOUGLAS HUNT and SHYAMA RATNASIRI


AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES IN THE INDIAN OCEAN


Ashmore and Cartier Islands


Christmas Island


Cocos (Keeling) Islands


Heard Island and the McDonald Islands


BRUNEI


History STEPHEN C. DRUCE


Economy WEE CHIAN KOH


CAMBODIA


History TRUDE JACOBSEN GIDASZEWSKI


Economy ROBERT E. LOONEY


THE PEOPLE?S REPUBLIC OF CHINA


History KERRY BROWN


Economy ROBERT F. ASH


CHINESE SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGIONS


HONG KONG


History JAMES TANG (based on an earlier article by N. J. MINERS)


Economy LOK SANG HO


MACAO


History


Economy


INDONESIA


History JAMES R. RUSH


Economy ANNE BOOTH


JAPAN


History DEAN ASZKIELOWICZ


Economy SHIRO ARMSTRONG


KOREA


History up to the Korean War ANDREW C. NAHM (with revisions by JAMES E. HOARE)


THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE?S REPUBLIC OF KOREA


History EDWARD HOWELL


Economy ROBERT F. ASH


THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA


History EDWARD HOWELL


Economy RANDALL S. JONES


THE LAO PEOPLE?S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC


History VOLKER GRABOWKSY


Economy ROBERT E. LOONEY


MALAYSIA


History JAMES CHIN and ANTHONY MILNER


Economy MICHAEL MEOW-CHUNG YAP


MONGOLIA


History LI NARANGOA


Economy CHARLES KRUSEKOPF


MYANMAR (BURMA)


History ARDETH THAWNGHMUNG


Economy ROBERT E. LOONEY


NEW ZEALAND


History JEANINE GRAHAM


Economy KENNETH E. JACKSON


THE PACIFIC ISLANDS


Background to the Pacific Islands BRYANT J. ALLEN


History of the Pacific Islands IAN CAMPBELL


Contemporary Politics of the Pacific Islands STEWART FIRTH


Security in the Pacific Islands STEWART FIRTH


Economies of the Pacific Islands RONALD DUNCAN


Environmental Issues of the Pacific Islands ROSS STEELE


China and the Pacific: Increased Competition for Security and Engagement MATTHEW CLARKE


Competing Regional Visions: The Blue Pacific and Indo-Pacific in the Age of AUKUS PHILIPPA LOUEY


 


AUSTRALIAN PACIFIC TERRITORIES


Coral Sea Islands Territory


Norfolk Island


FIJI


FRENCH PACIFIC OVERSEAS COLLECTIVITIES


French Polynesia


The Wallis and Futuna Islands


OTHER FRENCH PACIFIC OVERSEAS TERRITORY


New Caledonia


KIRIBATI


THE MARSHALL ISLANDS


THE FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA


NAURU


NEW ZEALAND PACIFIC TERRITORY


Tokelau


NEW ZEALAND PACIFIC ASSOCIATED STATES


The Cook Islands


Niue


PALAU


PAPUA NEW GUINEA


SAMOA


SOLOMON ISLANDS


TONGA


TUVALU


UNITED KINGDOM PACIFIC TERRITORY


The Pitcairn Islands


US COMMONWEALTH TERRITORY IN THE PACIFIC


The Northern Mariana Islands


US EXTERNAL TERRITORIES IN THE PACIFIC


American Samoa


Guam


OTHER US TERRITORIES IN THE PACIFIC


Baker and Howland Islands


Jarvis Island


Johnston Atoll


Kingman Reef


Midway Island


Palmyra


Wake Island


VANUATU


THE PHILIPPINES


History JOHN T. SIDEL


Economy ROBERT E. LOONEY


SINGAPORE


History S. R. JOEY LONG


Economy CHAN KOK HOE


TAIWAN


History DAFYDD FELL


Economy ROBERT F. ASH


THAILAND


History NICHOLAS FARRELLY


Economy JUTHATHIP JONGWANICH and ARCHANUN KOPHAIBOON


TIMOR-LESTE (EAST TIMOR)


History MICHAEL LEACH


Economy ROBERT E. LOONEY


VIET NAM


History JÖRN DOSCH


Economy SUIWAH LEUNG


PART THREE Regional Information


REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


MAJOR COMMODITIES OF ASIA AND THE PACIFIC


CALENDARS AND TIME RECKONING


RESEARCH INSTITUTES STUDYING THE FAR EAST AND AUSTRALASIA


SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY (BOOKS)


SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY (PERIODICALS)


INDEX OF REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


INDEX OF TERRITORIES


LIST OF MAPS