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For students of international political economy, it is hard to ignore the growth, dynamism, and global impact of East Asia. Japan and China are two of the largest economies in the world, in a region now accounting for almost 30 percent more trade than the United States, Canada, and Mexico combined. What explains this increasing wealth and burgeoning power? In his new text, Ming Wan illustrates the diverse ways that the domestic politics and policies of countries within East Asia affect the region's production, trade, exchange rates, and development, and are in turn affected by global market forces and international institutions.

Unlike most other texts on East Asian political economy that are essentially comparisons of major individual countries, Wan effectively integrates key thematic issues and country-specific ...

The Chinese World Order
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This chapter examines the traditional East Asian international political economy (IPE). It addresses two questions. First, what was the state of East Asian IPE before the European arrival in the early sixteenth century? I answer this question by first focusing on the regional structure of political economy. ...

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