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Characteristics and Cultures of the Asia-Pacific Region

  • Morgen JohansenEmail author
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Abstract

Johansen explores salient commonalities and distinctions of regions and countries in the Asia-Pacific region, notably legal and political systems, cultural values, historical events, and populations. After briefly discussing current global measures of inequality, such as the Human Development Index, the GINI coefficient, and the Gender Gap Index, as well as country demographics, inequality measures for the Asia-Pacific regions and countries featured in this book are presented.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Public Administration ProgramUniversity of Hawai‘i at MānoaHonoluluUSA

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