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Towards the ASEAN Community 2015 Describes the ASEAN community, covering the origin, members, Bangkok Declaration, ASEAN summit, establishment of ASEAN community, main purposes, identity, motto, flag, emblem, day, anthem, working language, office of the secretariat, and population. Studies why ASEAN community was established, including Thailand and ASEAN Community, the vision of ASEAN as the Community of Action, Community of Connectivity, and Community of People, and benefits f ...Continue Reading Thai 85093
ASEAN and East Asian International Relations: Regional Delusion Jones, David Martin Begins with an examination of the manner in which an ASEAN scholar-bureaucracy and its western fellow travelers promoted flawed regionalism in the course of the 1990s. Reveals the limitations of a variety of liberal, idealist, and post-modern theorizing and their distorting consequences for understanding the historically contingent factors that shaped threat perception in the Asia-Pacific. Examines the post-1945 evolution of international relat ...Continue Reading English 85092
History of Indonesia: Traditional State on the Archipelago, Colonial Modernity and Republic of Diversity Thawisak Phueaksom Describes the history of Indonesia through time. Starts with the period before colonialism, characteristics of a traditional state on the archipelago, the spread of Islam, the origin of the Demak Sultanate on Java's north coast, and other Islamic towns. Describes the colonial era, the archipelago before the Dutch, the Dutch East Indies, the Dutch East India Company (VOC), the Java War of 1825-1830, the Cultivation System and enforcement plantin ...Continue Reading Thai 85085
ASEAN's Identity Crisis Weatherbee, Donald E Studies the notion of ASEAN's identity described as the theme One Vision, One Identity, One Community , exploring some previous ASEAN agreements and instruments, the ASEAN Charter, and the collective will of the ASEAN Community Challenges ASEAN's stability on its identity crisis, questioning how it can reconcile the respect for national identity with a regional identity based on common norms and values which are not part of that national identit ...Continue Reading English 85078
China's Logistics System in the Context of ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA) Kaewta Rohitrattana Reviews the knowledge of Free Trade Agreement (FTA), the essence of ASEAN-China FTA (ACFTA), and observations about goods in the sensitive and Highly Sensitive Lists. Analyzes ACFTA, looking at the structure and characteristic of China's international trade and trade between China and ASEAN. Examines the trade situation between Thailand and China, the time after ACFTA, and provinces or regions as important market for Thailand. Studies the dist ...Continue Reading Thai 85077
Achieving the ASEAN Economic Community 2015: Challenges for Member Countries & Businesses Compiles the papers presented during the ASEAN Roundtable on April 29, 2010 and during a brainstorming session on September 23, 2010 by the ASEAN Studies Centre of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, examining the prospects for achieving an ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2015, the target date set by ASEAN, and obstacles in the way of its achievement from the point of view of each of the ASEAN member countries. Covers many thematic issue ...Continue Reading English 85074
The Pacific Review Sukma, Rizal Explores the relevance of the ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) to the principle of Responsibility to Protect (R2P), and examines the challenges and opportunities for promoting greater acceptance and implementation of the principle in Southeast Asia. Locates the R2P within the APSC, looks at the characteristics and elements of the APSC, and seeks the similarity, difference, and relevance between the two concepts. Promotes the R2P in Sou ...Continue Reading English 85047
ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and Thailand Chuthathip Khlaitubtim Tells the origin of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), giving a brief information on the establishment of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and ASEAN community in three pillars. Describes the AEC Blueprint, and the obligation and operation of Thailand according to the blueprint. Examines economic integration in terms of factors, objectives, methods, features, benefits, and types of the integration, explaining the case of ASEAN. Detai ...Continue Reading Thai 85044
Geopolitics, International Law and the South China Sea Beckman, Robert Explores the problems of the South China Sea from the geopolitics and international law's perspectives. Describes the importance of the South China Sea bordered by China, Taiwan and ASEAN countries, such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, the Philippines and Vietnam, and the nature of the dispute on territorial sovereignty over the islands. Explains how the sovereignty disputes can be resolved, covering the legal basis for the right to explore and ...Continue Reading English 85036
ASEAN Community in Figures ACIF 2011 Provides statistical data on ASEAN as of 2011. Offers ASEAN countries' information in tables, regarding ASEAN and the world, ASEAN trade aggregates, ASEAN trade dependency, ASEAN trade liberalization, ASEAN trade in priority integration sectors, ASEAN foreign direct investment, ASEAN tourism, ASEAN telecommunications, and ASEAN social development. English 85025
Good Water Governance Matters Explores water problems in Asia. Notes that access to water has important implications for health, education, poverty and the environment. Highlights global megatrends such as climate change, rapid urbanization and surging water demand which will force Asia to change the way it addresses water governance over the next 20 years. Suggests several aspects of water governance that currently demand attention. Contains interviews of several water p ...Continue Reading English 85024
ASEAN Legal Integration Briefs the activities of the ASEAN Integration Through Law (ITL) research project, focusing on the role of law and the rule of law in Asian legal integration. Provides an overview of the project, including timeline and achievement since 2010 to 2013, general architecture, the AEC group, ASEAN external legal relations group, ASEAN and human rights, and ASEAN and the environment. Describes the general architecture in terms of objectives and aspir ...Continue Reading English 85015
Economic Regionalism in Southeast Asia: ASEAN@45 Daquila, Teofilo C Examines the ASEAN integration process during the last 45 years (1967-2012). Analyzes the initiatives undertaken by ASEAN to foster closer regional economic cooperation towards integration in the fields of industry, banking and finance, trade and investments. Explains different factors which have affected ASEAN, covering the decision making by consensus, political commitment, institutional structure, regional initiatives, and national versus re ...Continue Reading English 84991
Roymai: The Blueprint of the Globalized Identity Ananya Wareesaard Tells briefly the story of Roymai . Examines the idea of globalization as colonialism of the modern world, analyzing the image of Thailand and Laos in Roymai. Explains the economic and cultural change with the current of globalization, which transforms local communities into urban communities, in Southeast Asian societies, which can be seen from Thailand and Laos. Explores the heroine's belief and identity as a representative of Thai middle-c ...Continue Reading Thai 84960
The Origin and Trend of Literary Criticism in Malaysian Literary Circles Abdulroya Panaemalee Studies Malaysia literary circles, considering the local literary theories of Malaysian writers and scholars. Discusses the literary theories based on Islamic philosophy, Malayu cultural ideology and Western literature. Reflects the searching for identity through Malaysian literary theories. Thai 84956
Poetics of Women's Literature in Malaysian and Indonesian Writers Binti Ab Rahman, Norhayati Analyzes the characteristic of poetics in women's literature, focusing on the literary works of Malaysian and Indonesian women writers. Discusses how the writers have endeavored to express their experiences in the efforts to elevate the status and prestige of women to a higher level. States the characteristics and requirements in their writings e.g. their own space, and women's real-life experiences. English 84955
Constructive Engagement: Building a People-oriented Community Summarizes the proceedings of the ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC) Symposium on Methods of Stakeholder Engagement in Regional Organizations held in Jakarta, 2009. Aims to provide a platform to facilitate the participation of stakeholders in building the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC). Compiles summaries of addresses and presentations, dealing with the state of engagement between ASEAN and civil society organizations (CSOs), and the history of AS ...Continue Reading English 84942
An ASEAN Community For All: Exploring the Scope for Civil Society Engagement Expresses the key findings on civil society in the 10 member states of ASEAN. Offers a broad picture of the diverse landscapes in Southeast Asia in which the relationship between civil society and state varies according to the political system, historical circumstances and societal complexion of different countries. Seeks to identify common trends and idiosyncrasies to provide a regional overview of civil society in Southeast Asia. Suggests se ...Continue Reading English 84933
ASEAN Health Care System: A Collection of Articles Analyzing Health Care System Provides brief information on ASEAN, examining the similarities and differences between Thailand and other countries joining the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015. Analyzes the health care system of ten countries i.e. Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam. Covers general, political, economic and social information, risk factors, threats, problems, challenges, health conditions, ...Continue Reading Thai 84918
Asia Yearbook 2011/2554 Contains 21 articles on Asian current issues in 2010, consisting of eighteen analytical articles of countries in East Asia, namely Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, China and North Korea South Asia, namely India and Pakistan West Asia, namely Palestine and Iran and Southeast Asia, namely Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, the Philippines, Malaysia, Laos, Vietnam, Singapore and Indonesia. Provides an article on ASEAN and two articles on migration in Asia ...Continue Reading Thai 84910
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