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The East Asian peace

Mikael Weissmann

The East Asian peace

by Mikael Weissmann

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International Security,
  • Peace-building,
  • Politics and government,
  • Conflict management,
  • Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMikael Weissmann
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ5584.E18 .W44 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25367258M
    ISBN 109780230313965
    LC Control Number2012022285

    For more on the East Asian Peace, join a seminar at PRIO 9 May If you miss this, a podcast from the seminar will shortly be found via the same link. You may also read the books we launch at the seminar: Explaining the East Asian Peace; Debating the East Asian Peace; Watch this film on East Asia’s Surprising Peace, released by the East. This phenomenon, which has become known as the East Asian Peace, has spurred much debate. This volume reflects on some of the most prominent of these debates. Here, it focuses more on presenting and evaluating a variety of themes in relation to each other rather than offering simplistic answers to a complex question.

    Book Description: From the founding of the Ming dynasty in to the start of the Opium Wars in , China has engaged in only two large-scale conflicts with its principal neighbors, Korea, Vietnam, and Japan. 1 THE PUZZLE: War and Peace in East Asian History. 1 THE PUZZLE: War and Peace in East Asian History East Asia has perhaps. Idea Change Matters: China’s Practices and the East Asian Peace Ren Xiao In this article I examine the changes in China’s foreign policy think - ing and how they have influenced China’s international behavior. I reveal how the leadership’s beliefs .

      East Asian politicians love to talk about peace, but they continue to prepare for war. This is illustrated by the procurement of fighter jets, submarines, anti-ship cruise missiles, ballistic missiles and missile defence systems, or the build-up in amphibious landing capabilities.   As East Asia regains its historical position as a world centre, information on the history of regional relations becomes ever more critical. Astonishingly, Northeast Asia enjoyed five centuries of international peace from to , broken only by one major international war – the invasion of Korea in the s by Japan’s ruler by: 9.


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The East Asian peace by Mikael Weissmann Download PDF EPUB FB2

About the Author. MIKAEL WEISSMANN is Research Fellow at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs in Stockholm, Sweden. He is also a Research Associate at the East Asian Peace program at Uppsala University, Sweden. He has been a visiting fellow at the University of Warwick, UK, as well as Peking, Renmin, and China Foreign Affairs University, 5/5(1).

From the Author. Stein Tønnesson is a historian and research professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo and adjunct professor at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University. From to he led Uppsala’s East Asian Peace programme. His main research interests are revolution, national identity, nationalism, 4/5(1).

Using a case study based approach, Weissmann analyses the post-Cold War East Asian security setting to demonstrate why there is a paradoxical inter-state peace. He points out processes that have been important for the creation of a continuing relative peace in East Asia, as well as conflict prevention and peacebuilding mechanisms.

The East Asian Peace: Conflict Prevention and Informal Peacebuilding | Mikael Weissmann (auth.) | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Given that the East Asian headlines most prominent in the global press recently focus on maritime military tensions and dark warnings about the conflicts these could spark, many will be surprised to pick up a book entitled The East Asian Peace and discover that this region has been uniquely peaceful.

Quantitative research confirms that East Asia has been relatively. A short presentation of East Asia's Regional Peace since the s The chapter discusses how to conceptualize the peace that has characterized Ethe East Asian region since the s, places it in historical context and goes through the various explanations that have been put forward for the regional transition from intense and widespread warfare to relative peace.

Two books were launched earlier this The East Asian peace book from the East Asian Peace (EAP) program at Uppsala University, led by Stein Tønnesson of PRIO and Uppsala University. One is a monograph by the program director, Stein Tønnesson, Explaining the East Asian Peace, the other a volume edited by Elin Bjarnegård & Joakim Kreutz, Debating the East Asian Peace.

The Uppsala Conflict Data Programme has shown a dramatic drop in East Asian battle deaths between the s and ’80s, just as wars got worse in the rest of the world.

SinceEast Asia has been exceptionally peaceful. The book recounts heated discussions over how to explain a regional transition to peace. The East Asian Peace program aims at explaining the East Asian peace and establishing its depth. The program, funded by the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, is led by Stein Tønnesson at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University.

The short peace of the s in East Asia needs to be fully studied in order to solve the puzzle of East Asian peace. Finally, as the main element of the peaceful approach in East Asia after has been the respect for military non-interference, and respect for the sovereignty of fellow East Asian countries, it seems that certain disputes of the region have remained outside the peace Author: Timo Kivimäki.

During the past three decades, East Asia has been more peaceful than Europe, the Americas or any continent, in terms of battle deaths per capita. When generating theories on peace and war, studies almost never look at the experiences of East Asia. Yet the region by focusing on a commitment to development.

The Uppsala Conflict Data Programme has shown a dramatic drop in East Asian battle deaths between the s and ’80s, just as wars got worse in the rest of the world.

SinceEast Asia has been exceptionally peaceful. The book recounts heated discussions over how to explain a regional transition to : China-Underground.

Asian security setting, with the aim of understanding why there is an East Asian peace. The East Asian peace exists in a region with a history of militarised conflicts, home to many of the world's longest ongoing militarised problems and a number of unresolved critical flashpoints.

Thus, the post-Cold War East Asian inter-state peace is a paradox. The East Asian peace. [Mikael Weissmann] -- "The East Asian peace is a mystery of the modern age. To many theorists and analysts alike, the post-Cold War calm has been seen as a temporary anomaly, potential military conflicts dominating.

Provides essential reading for students and scholars of peace and conflict studies, anthropology, sociology and social psychology Offers alternative and authoritative theoretical perspectives on East Asia Seeks more positive relationships and deeper reconciliation between China, Japan and.

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NiasEdited by Elin Bjarnegård and Joakim Kreutz East Asia used to be the world’s deadliest battleground but since the s there has been a sudden and marked reduction in battle deaths. This phenomenon, which has become known as the East Asian Peace, has spurred much debate.

This volume reflects on some of the most. ical Focus: Over years ago, Ahn Jung Geun wrote in his book, East Asia Peace Theory, of the necessity for Japan, China and Korea to combine their strength and cooperate. However, these countries are still in conflict over historical grievances.

Ray Hecht was born in Israel, raised in the American Midwest, and lived in China for many years. He now calls Taiwan home. He’s written seven books, including South China Morning Blues (published by Blacksmith Books and reviewed on Bookish Asia back in ).

His latest work is Always Goodbye, an autobiographical memoir in graphic novel form.I recently discussed the book. • Why is there relative peace in the East Asian region and can it last. • Fascinating and controversial story of a 6-year research programme.

This is a personal story of a multinational research programme that, instead of explaining conflict, has sought to explain peace, and to gauge its quality and sustainability.

A collective effort of the East Asian Peace Programme at Uppsala University in Sweden, it consists of contributions from authors of differing empirical, theoretical, and methodological concerns, each of whom introduces a particular approach toward peace, and then proceeds with an empirical examination of the Asian experience and a broad discussion about the challenges .From the founding of the Ming dynasty in to the start of the Opium Wars inChina has engaged in only two large-scale conflicts with its principal neighbors, Korea, Vietnam, and Japan.

These four territorial and centralized states have otherwise fostered peaceful and long-lasting relationships with one another, and as they have grown more powerful, the atmosphere .Together, the different informal processes have moved — and continue to move — the East Asian region towards a durable peace.

They have acted as a two track approach to peace. On the one hand, despite the lack of serious attempts to resolve the existing conflicts, a negative peace has been ensured through the practice of conflict avoidance Author: Mikael Weissmann.