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The USA and the Rise of East Asia since 1945

Dilemmas of the Postwar International Political Economy

  • Jacques Hersh

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

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About this book

Introduction

'Incisive and insightful, analytic and synthetic, Jacques Hersh's excellent book is like a guide through the maze of modern times.' Stuart Holland, European University Institute, Florence. The book offers an interpretation of the international political economy focusing on the opportunities and constraints which the leading members of the capitalist system have to confront. Not disregarding the significance of the presently marginalised Third World, the underlying theme relates to the secular tendency of uneven development between major core nations. This trend accelerated during the era of US 'benevolent hegemony', resulting in the creation of surplus production capacity: a problem exacerbated by the growth of the NICs in East Asia.

Keywords

East Asia Europe growth hegemony International Political Economy political economy

Authors and affiliations

  • Jacques Hersh
    • 1
  1. 1.Aalborg UniversityDenmark

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