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The Asian side of the world

Editorials on Asia and the Pacific 2002-2011

Asia and the Pacific, an immense region, both new and old, in which two thirds of the world lives. A region of superlatives, exceptions, China, continually facing disasters and risks from its past, India, a continent of its own, Japan, archipelago of the future. It is a region that is attracting global growth and becoming the centre of the world. Who could have predicted that the GDP of Asia and the Pacific would be equal to that of the European Union? And what will tomorrow bring?

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Note de l’éditeur

The texts in The Asian side of the world (in the English version) have been proofread by Sinéad Quigley and Victoria Wong.
We would like to thank Rhonda Campbell, Patrice Cochet-Balmet, Judith Logsdon-Dubois, Sophie Nellis, Julia Squirrell and Luc Thuilleaux for their participation.
This publication has been produced with the support of the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme (FMSH), the Direction des Relations Internationales du Ministère de la Recherche et de l’Enseignement supérieur (Directorate for International Relations of the French Ministry of Research and Higher Education) and Paris city Research Council.

  • Éditeur : CNRS Éditions
  • Collection : Science politique
  • Lieu d’édition : Paris
  • Année d’édition : 2012
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 20 août 2019
  • EAN (Édition imprimée) : 9782271077448
  • EAN électronique : 9782271122223
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.editionscnrs.12420
  • Nombre de pages : 520 p.

Part one. Regional dynamics and globalisation

Jean-Pascal Bassino
Australia and the Asia-Pacific
Guy Trébuil
Rice production systems in Asia

The constant presence of an essential cereal on a changing continent

Olivier Ferrari et Jacques Ivanoff
Does globalisation act as an ethnocide?
Vincent Fourniau
A few words on Central Asia

Part two. National challenges and their strategies to overcome them

Paul Jobin, Yoshio Miyake et Noriko Berlinguez-Kono
Post-war Japan and the democracy of opinion
Évelyne Dourille-Feer
Japan: an unusual crisis
Arnaud Leveau
The new Korean Asiatism
Anne-Marie Blondeau
What do the Tibetans want?
Jean-Luc Domenach
Tibetan crisis
Vatthana Pholsena
Is Laos at the heart of Asia?
Grégoire Rochigneux
Cambodia at a crossroads
Marielle Santoni
A plead to our roots
Dang Tiên
The lunar rooster

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