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Advancing a People's ASEAN Continuing Dialogue 2nd ASEAN People's Forum 5th ASEAN Civil Society Conference (2009 : Phetchaburi) Reports on the 2nd ASEAN People's Forum/5th ASEAN Civil Society Conference held in October 2009 in Cha-am, Thailand. Presents discussions that took place among different groups and individuals of the ASEAN civil society sector as well as with some government representatives, noting that these discussions focused on the four main issues of socio-economic aspects socio-cultural aspects political and security aspects and the environment. Indica ...Continue Reading Multilanguage 87810
ASEAN Curriculum Sourcebook: a Teaching Resource for Primary and Secondary Schools to Foster an Outward-Looking, Stable, Peaceful and Prosperous Asean Community Presents strategies for teaching various ASEAN concepts and is designed to enhance and complement the curricula of ASEAN member states. Bases itself on a survey of curricula and other materials on ASEAN used in schools across the region, conducted during 2008-2010, which examined the ways in which ASEAN content progresses through grades and across subject areas in each country. Highlights ways of teaching and learning that transcend a mere surv ...Continue Reading English 87306
ASEAN and Human Rights Norms: Constructivism, Rational Choice, and the Action-Identity Gap Davies, Mathew Argues that an alternative, rational choice, framework for appraising norms within ASEAN offers greater explanatory insight into how and why human rights emerged into ASEAN after 1997. Examines the history of academic interest about norms within ASEAN and describes when the constructivist perspective came to dominate. Presents the action-identity gap that has emerged surrounding human rights norms, paying attention to the motives of ASEAN in eng ...Continue Reading English 87093
Promoting Diplomatic or Cosmopolitan Culture?: Interrogating ASEAN-Focused Communication Initiatives Quayle, Linda Examines a range of regional communication initiatives from cartoons and computer games to Facebook communities and curriculum by using the diplomatic/cosmopolitan dyad. Analyzes key concepts of international society, cosmopolitan culture, and identity expanding on the communicational goals of the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC). Considers a variety of specific attempts to familiarize the citizens of Southeast Asian with what ASEAN has to ...Continue Reading English 87049
Bridging the Gap: An 'English School' Perspective on ASEAN and Regional Civil Society Quayle, Linda Explores the potential of pluralist English School (ES) concepts to interpret and contextualize ASEAN's relations with regional civil society. Reviews key concepts that characterize English School as state and non-state actors. Comments on regional civil society's relations with ASEAN from an ES-derived perspective. Presents several difficulties of regional civil society and ASEAN cooperation such as the difficulty for civil society to gain AS ...Continue Reading English 86715
Ideas, Identity, and Institution Building: From the ASEAN Way to the Asia-Pacific Way ? Amitav Acharya Examines the extent to which the development of multilateral institutions in the Asia-Pacific region may be viewed as an exercise in identity-building. Argues that institution-building in this region is more of a process-orientated phenomenon, rather than simply being an outcome of structural changes in the international system, such as the decline of American hegemony. Explains that the process combines universal principles of multilateralism ...Continue Reading English 86616
Charm of ASEAN Teeraparb Lohitkun Presents information on cultural places and heritages in five ASEAN countries: Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Indonesia. Focuses on eight world heritage sites, including Angkor, Town of Luang Prabang, Prambanan Temple Compounds, Borobudur Temple Compounds, Cultural Landscape of Bali, Vat Phou, Hoi An Ancient Town, and Complex of Hue Monuments. Covers places that show faith of Buddhists and Hindus i.e. Shwedagon Pagoda, Kyaikhtiyo, Phra T ...Continue Reading Thai 86589
ASEAN Studies Narong Phophueksanand Gives basic information on ASEAN, focusing on objectives of establishment of ASEAN, cooperation in ASEAN community, and general ASEAN information. Discusses the current and future situation in ASEAN, ASEAN+3, and ASEAN+6. Presents information on ASEAN Declaration, ASEAN Charter, ASEAN Summit, and structure in ASEAN community. Deals with the development of ASEAN Security Community (ASC), ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), and ASEAN Socio-Cultural ...Continue Reading Thai 86575
ASEAN Human Rights Declaration and the Phnom Penh Statement on the Adoption of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) Contains the entire text of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD), adopted at the 21st ASEAN Summit held Phnom Penh in November 2012. Begins by affirming general principles such as non-discrimination rights of vulnerable groups such as women, children, the disabled, and migrants and universality of all human rights. Notes that 'the realization of human rights must be considered in the regional and national context bearing in mind differen ...Continue Reading English 86507
Identity and Security: Identity Distance Theory and Regional Affairs in Northeast and Southeast Asia Ryu, Yongwook Tests the effect of identity on international security by analyzing the emergence of mutual threat perception in Sino-Japanese relations increasingly conflictual relations between Korea and Japan after Korea's democratization the establishment of ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and the settlement of key territorial disputes by ASEAN countries. Illustrates that Northeast Asia (NEA) has become a region of conflict wit ...Continue Reading English 86319
The Impact Clause by Free Movement of Professionals Under the ASEAN Economic Community on Relevant Provision of Thai Laws Sataporn Sairean Aims to study the impact arising from the movement of natural persons into Thailand as a recipient country, focusing on the enforcement of the immigration law. Provides the free movement of professionals under General Agreement on Trade in Service (GATS), ASEAN Framework Agreement on Service (AFAS), and ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). Discusses the results after having a free movement of professionals related to economics, social, and culture. ...Continue Reading Thai 86281
500 Anniversary of Siam-Thailand Relations with Portugal and the West-ASEAN: 1511-2011 Provides academic works from the seminar on 500 Anniversary of Siam-Thailand Relations with Portugal and the West-ASEAN: 1511-2011. Focuses on flood and water management in Thailand, the relationship between Portugual and Ayutthaya, the academic cooperation between Thailand and Portugual, religion and belief in Ayutthaya Period, and other social and cultural relationships Gives information on Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) in ...Continue Reading Thai 86235
Guidelines for ASEAN Educational Management Kiatichai Phongphanich Discusses ASEAN educational management related to the objectives on education in ASEAN Charter and Cha Am-Hua Hin Declaration. Presents Millennium Development Goals of United Nations and main strategies of education. Reviews some educational projects for higher education, problems of educational management, and status of Thai educational management. States that ASEAN countries should develop educational management and create ASEAN identity in ...Continue Reading Thai 86219
ASEAN Environmental Law, Policy and Governance: Selected Documents, Volume 2 Evaluates the compilation of selection of documents, focusing on environmental law which is wide-ranging and straddles the three 'ASEAN pillars', namely, political-security, economic and social-culture communities. Deals with sectoral areas including nature conservation and biodiversity, trans-boundary pollution, water resources managements, animal and human health, and energy and climate change. Mentions that ASEAN has a vital role to play in ...Continue Reading English 85999
Uncover the Core of ASEAN: the Study of Contemporary Culture Pop Culture Amporn Chirattiikorn Contains stories related to pop culture in ASEAN countries. Provides information on culture of each country i.e. music in Cambodia Political cartoons in Thailand, Singapore, and Myanmar forbidden movies in Southeast Asia Buddhism in Thailand and Myanmar Indian movies and grey stories in Thailand and Cambodia. Covers stories on spoken language in Singapore history of Shan Thai history from The New Light of Myanmar Myanmar history from ...Continue Reading Thai 85929
ASEAN Economic Community: Handbook for Business 2012 Points out, in a foreword by Secretary-General Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, that there remain gaps in the understanding by the private sector of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), its realization and its implications for the markets. Serves as a guide for companies to place ASEAN in their business plans. Describes the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA). Mentions further trade facilitation measures, such as customs modernization and single window. ...Continue Reading English 85926
ASEAN: Learning Each Other Through Asian Tourism Education: A Case Study of the Philippines Kulwara Suwanpimol Purposes to study the curriculum of tourism and hotels in the Philippines, to investigate both the strong and weak points in the curriculum, to create the guidelines to integrate the culture of the ASEAN countries in the Philippines curriculum, and to encourage the cooperation between universities in Thailand and the Philippines for cross cultural learning. Uses a qualitative approach in the research. Reveals that the universities in the Philip ...Continue Reading Thai 85728
Developing ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Into a Global Services Hub Compiles research papers about global service hub of two sectors. Studies health service and creative service in contributing to the coming ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in six countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Gives argument that not only income, employment, foreign exchange earning generation of health service and creative service, but also regional integration is resulted from the two s ...Continue Reading English 85708
Learning from Singapore: Improving Human Resources and Technology for AEC Highlights the potential of economic competitiveness of Singapore. Analyzes the approach to enhance the potential in terms of knowledge development for increasing economic potential, raising living condition of Thai people, investment for the continuing research and development (R & D), preferential treatment for business sector that invest in R & D, and economic development planning on the basis of long-term knowledge development. Considers th ...Continue Reading Thai 85691
Building a People-Oriented Security Community the ASEAN Way Collins, Alan, 1967- Provides the importance of ASEAN's constitutive norm on security communities. Looks at how ASEAN has interpreted people-oriented as empowering civil society organizations to be community stakeholders. Discusses the uncertainty between how ASEAN envisages their roles, and the expected roles. Evaluates civil society actors to determine what interpretation of people-oriented is likely to emerge. Examines functional cooperation through case studi ...Continue Reading English 85654
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