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The Dynamics of East Asian Regionalism
This book argues that East Asia's regional dynamics are no longer the result of a simple extension of any one national model.
Inequality and Prosperity
Social Europe vs. Liberal America
What are the relative merits of the American and European socioeconomic systems? Long-standing debates have heated up in recent years with the expansion of the European Union and increasingly sharp political and cultural differences between the United...
The High Tech Crisis under Communitarian Capitalism
How have state policies influenced the development of Japan's telecommunications, computer hardware, computer software, and semiconductor industries and their stagnation since the 1990s?
A World of Regions
Asia and Europe in the American Imperium
Katzenstein argues that regions have become critical to contemporary world politics, challenging those who emphasize the purportedly stubborn persistence of the nation-state or the inevitable march of globalization.
The Europeanization of Central and Eastern Europe
This book demonstrates the importance of the credibility and the costs of accession conditionality for the adoption of EU rules in Central and Eastern Europe.
Contested Sovereignty and Territorial Partition
At the dawn of the twentieth century, imperial powers controlled most of the globe. Within a few decades after World War II, many of the great empires had dissolved, and more recently, multinational polities have similarly disbanded. This process of...
The Origins of Nonliberal Capitalism
Germany and Japan in Comparison
In this book, German sociologists and American and Japanese political scientists draw extensively on the work of economists and historians from their home countries, as well as from the United Kingdom and France.
National Purpose in the World Economy
Post-Soviet States in Comparative Perspective
How do national identities affect the world economy? Building on the insight that nationalisms and national identities endow economic policy with social purpose, Rawi Abdelal proposes a novel theoretical framework, a distinctively Nationalist...
Remapping East Asia
The Construction of a Region
An overarching ambiguity characterizes East Asia today. The region has at least a century-long history of internal divisiveness, war, and conflict, and it remains the site of several nettlesome territorial disputes. However, a mixture of complex and...
Economic Nationalism in a Globalizing World
This book demonstrates the enduring, and even heightened, economic significance of national identities and nationalism in the current age.