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Comprising 60.3 percent of the world's 7.2 billion population, Asia is an enigma to many in the West. Hugely dynamic in its demographic, economic, technological and financial development, its changes are as rapid as they are diverse. The SAGE Handbook of Asian Foreign Policy provides the reader with a clear, balanced and comprehensive overview on Asia's foreign policy and accompanying theoretical trends. Placing the diverse and dynamic substance of Asia's international relations first, and bringing together an authoritative assembly of contributors from across the world, this is a reliable introduction to non-Western intellectual traditions in Asia. VOLUME 1: PART 1: Theories; PART 2: Themes; PART 3: Transnational Politics; PART 4: Domestic Politics; PART 5; Transnational Economics. VOLUME 2: PART 6: Foreign Policies of Asian States; Part 6a: East Asia; Part 6b: Southeast Asia; Part 6c: South & Central Asia; Part 7: Offshore Actors; Part 8: Bilateral Issues; Part 9: Comparison of Asian Sub-Regions.

East Asian Migrations: An Overview
East Asian migrations: an overview
Tony Fielding

This chapter introduces, and reflects upon, internal and international migrations in the East Asian region. East Asia is defined as being composed of three large sub-regions: 1) Southeast Asia (Indonesia and Timor Leste, Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei, Thailand, Burma/Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and the Philippines); 2) ‘China plus’ (China PRC, including Hong Kong and Macao, plus Taiwan and Mongolia); and 3) Northeast Asia (Japan, South Korea, North Korea and the Russian Far East). The main emphasis is on contemporary migration flows, and the chapter draws heavily upon the 2009–11 round of population censuses, but the main migration events of ...

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