Published November 13, 2013
Reference - 1494 Pages
ISBN 9781857437003 - CAT# Y148234
Series: The Far East and Australasia
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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.
New content for the 2014 edition includes:
Calendar of Political Events
A calendar of events provides a convenient reference guide to the year’s main political developments
Written by leading experts, this collection of essays provides incisive analysis of regional issues. Topics include the rise of China, relations between the USA and the Asia-Pacific region, the security challenges of East and South-East Asia, inter-Korean relations, a survey of environmental affairs in the region and new essays examining the importance of ASEAN-led regional architecture and exploring the refugee politics of Australia .
Individual chapters on each country containing:
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