Foreign Policies and Diplomacies in Asia
Changes in Practice, Concepts, and Thinking in a Rising Region
Distributed for Amsterdam University Press
1. Introduction: Contextualizing and Problematizing the ‘Rise of Asia’
An Asia-Pacific Century?
2. Still Searching for a Common Frequency: Silences, Cultural Gaps and Normative Deficits in Asia-Pacific Diplomacies
Analysing Asia-Pacific Security Regionalism: Capturing Silences and Doubletalk
The Nub of Track 2 Diplomacies: Noble Intentions and the Haze of Sifting through Disagreements
CSCAP General Conference & Workshop on Responsibility to Protect, November 2009
Positioning for the Responsibility to Protect
Main Sessions on ‘Regional Security Architecture’ and ‘Naval Build-Up in the Asia-Pacific’
Analysis of the CSCAP case Southeast Asia Regional Security Forum (SEARSF) June 2010 SEARSF 2010 Panel 1 – Northeast Asia in the Context of Southeast Asian Security
SEARSF 2010 Panel 3 – Significance of ASEAN to Regional Cooperation
Analysis of SEARSF
Conclusion: Why is there no Common Diplomatic Frequency across the Asia-Pacific?
3. East Asian Governance: Human Security, Development, and Exceptionalism
Human Security, Development, and Governance Human Security
4. International Politics in Northeast Asia: A Case for Stability
Is Northeast Asia Headed for Demographic Peace?
The Emerging Institutional Architecture in Northeast Asia: A Game on Two Chessboards?
Nuclear Weapons and Strategic Stability in Northeast Asia
Conclusion: Scenarios for Northeast Asia
The Balance of Power
5. ASEAN and Its People: Regional Internationalism and the Politics of Exclusion
Elites, People and Theories of Regional Integration
The European Experience: Post-International Regionalism or Bringing the People In
The ASEAN Model: Regional Internationalism or Bringing the National Elites Back In
Bangkok + 40: What Is In It For the Southeast Asian People?
6. Nonofficial Diplomacy in Southeast Asia: Civil Society or ‘Civil Service’?
The Many Faces of Modern Diplomacy
Nonofficial Diplomacy in Southeast Asia
Civil Society Face of Nonofficial diplomacy
“Civil Service” Face of Nonofficial Diplomacy
7. China and India as Regional Powers:
Policies of Two Aspiring States Intersecting in Burma
Prospect Theory as Analytical Framework
A Case-Study: Burma
Chinese and Indian Presence in Burma: Waxing and Waning
8. Reinventing Japan in the Asian Century: Toward a New Grand Strategy?
Introduction: Japan in a time of troubles?
Explaining Japanese foreign policy and diplomacy
The foundations of Japanese diplomacy
Japan’s grand strategy
(i) Internal strategies
(ii) External strategies
9. China and Central Asia: Diplomatic Waltz:
An Analysis of China’s Methods in Interacting with Central Asian States
Taking a Fresh Look: Introducing the concept of security identity