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Neoliberalism and Institutional Reform in East Asia

A Comparative Study

by Meredith Woo-Cumings

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development studies,
  • Political economy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • East Asia, Far East,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Political Science / Economic Conditions,
  • Asia,
  • Law reform,
  • Neoliberalism,
  • Rule of law

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10194506M
    ISBN 100230527345
    ISBN 109780230527348

    Neoliberalism has a complex relationship to democracy. Neoliberals themselves are firm advocates of the spread of democracy; but critics argue that it was unrealistic to expect countries just starting on the path to democracy to take the kind of tough, controversial decisions that radical market reform would by: A Brief History of Neoliberalism. New York: Oxford University Press, E-mail Citation» Widely known as the best book-length overview of the dynamics of neoliberalism to date. Accessible to undergraduates and scholars in all fields. Describes neoliberalism in .

    Neoliberalism or neo-liberalism is the 20th-century resurgence of 19th-century ideas associated with laissez-faire economic liberalism and free market capitalism.: 7 It is generally associated with policies of economic liberalization including privatization, deregulation, globalization, free trade, austerity, and reductions in government spending in order to increase the role of the private.   This book mostly describes the historical background and what had happened to countries in the West, South, and Asia. We can end by saying that while it would be premature to pronounce neoliberalism dead, it would be equally foolish to deny that a crisis-ridden world has begun to flirt once again with Keynesian principles/5.

      Neoliberalism is a widely used term today. However, it is often unclear what people refer to when they use it. In its most systematic usage it might refer to a theory, a set of ideas, a political strategy, or a historical period. The book's twelve chapters address topics such as domestic migration, trade union politics in Myanmar, mining in the Philippines, halal food in Singapore, Islamic finance in Malaysia, education reform in Indonesia, street vending in Malaysia, regional migration between Malaysia, Indonesia and Cambodia, and Southeast Asian domestic workers in.


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Neoliberalism and Institutional Reform in East Asia by Meredith Woo-Cumings Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book brings together scholars of political economy, law and sociology to interrogate the seemingly unproblematic notions - the rules of law, good corporate governance, and flexible labour market - that inform neoliberal policy prescriptions.

It also discusses how these concepts have been translated and practiced in East Asia. Neoliberalism and Institutional Reform in East Asia: A Comparative Study [Jung-En Woo, Meredith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Neoliberalism and Institutional Reform in East Asia: A Comparative StudyAuthor: Meredith Jung-En Woo. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: After the miracle: neoliberalism and institutional reform in East Asia / Meredith Jung-En Woo --Ideology, experience, and the rule of law in developing societies / Frank K.

Upham --Asia's legal systems in the wake of the financial crisis: can the rule of law carry any of the. The contributors discuss how these concepts have been interpreted and practiced in East Asia since the crisis to trace the developmental trajectory of the region since Contents: After the Miracle, Neoliberalism and Institutional Reform in East Asia; -En Woo PART ONE: LAW.

Get this from a library. Neoliberalism and institutional reform in East Asia: a comparative study. [Meredith Jung-En Woo;] -- In the aftermath of the Asian Financial Crisis, international financial institutions suggested various neoliberal solutions for reforming economic.

Contents Foreword Preface Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations and Acronyms Notes on the Contributors 1 After the Miracle: Neoliberalism and Institutional Reform in East Asia Meredith Jung-En Woo Reforming the legal institutions: The rule of law and economic development Reforming the state institutions: Reinventing industrial policy Reforming labour and social policy Governance of the.

Project Title: Neoliberalism and Institutional Reform in East Asia No. of Pages: In the aftermath of the Asian Financial Crisis, international financial institutions suggested various neoliberal solutions for reforming economic management within East Asian countries.

Abstract. A miracle is an extraordinary event that happens in defiance of all expectations. For decades after the developmental miracle first occurred in East Asia, scholars and pundits have debated the origins of this miracle; and for decades after the Asian financial crisis, they will debate how this wonder came to a Cited by: neoliberalism.2 What one is witnessing is a re-invention of global neoliberalism under the guise of an ‘augmented Washington consensus’.

The paper counsels caution in embracing this modified version of global neoliberalism, even if domestic political forces in East Asia turn out to. InMalaysian antropologist Aihwa Ong’s Neoliberalism as Exception was first published. The text soon became a reference book to all of those interested in the hybrid forms neoliberalism.

In Southeast Asia, governments had not yet been able to take advantage of neoliberal reform in the way the global north was able to, owing to its diffusion from Europe at a time when ideas didn’t travel as quickly as they do today, however the so-called ‘East Asian Miracle’ 1 touted by the World Bank would soon change that.

The Author: Simon Springer. Neo-liberalism and East Asia: Resisting the Washington Consensus Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Development Studies 41(2) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Neoliberalism has had an interesting trajectory.

It was initially formulated as an intellectual-cum-political project in ; enjoyed growing acceptance as an economic and political strategy in. This book analyzes the overall effect of American primacy on social and political conflicts in Asia, discussing how the post-Cold War American agenda does not promote democratization in the region, in contradiction to one of the major proclaimed aims of the proponents of the Pax Americana.

Empire and Neoliberalism in Asia also examines how. This book deepens our understanding of how higher education governance has recently changed in the rapidly developing higher education systems of East Asia.

It investigates how individual higher education institutions respond and cope with global pressures in new environments such as neoliberalism. And the vast majority of developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America had abandoned important elements of their nationalist development strategies and opened their borders to global flows of capital and goods – some on their own volition and others under the coercive urging of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.

The main aim of this chapter is to show neoliberalism in east and south-east Asia as a restructuring process of the national and regional social relations between capital and labour. To do so, it explores the process by which the countries of east and south-east Asia (SEA) have been integrated into neoliberal-driven globalisation.

Carruthers, Bruce G; Halliday, Terence C. / Institutionalizing Creative Destruction: Predictable and Transparent Bankruptcy Law in the Wake of the East Asian Financial eralism and Institutional Reform in East Asia.

editor / Meredith Jung-En Woo. Cited by: 8. Asian financial crisis, major global financial crisis that destabilized the Asian economy and then the world economy at the end of the s. The –98 Asian financial crisis began in Thailand and then quickly spread to neighbouring economies.

It began as a currency crisis when Bangkok unpegged the Thai baht from the U.S. dollar, setting off a series of currency devaluations and massive. Asian Capitalism, and expects to see her latest edited book, Neoliberalism and Reform in East Asia, in press in early spring She has received an M.A.

in International Affairs (), and Latin American institutional transparency and accountability, and more generally, an absence of the rule of. Neoliberalism and its usual prescriptions – always more markets, always less government – are in fact a perversion of mainstream economics.

A .The agenda of neoliberal market reform known as the Washington Consensus, which was meant to turn around the economies of developing and postcommunist countries and provide the bedrock of economic success on which stable democracies could be built, has largely proved to be a failure, with Russia and many Latin American countries like Argentina left in severe economic crisis by the end of the.M.

Watts, in International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Developmentalism and the Rise of Neoliberalism. The reality is, of course, that postdevelopmentalism as critique has arisen against the backdrop of a powerful resurgence – a counter revolution – of a particular form of developmentalism, namely, neoliberalism and free-market capitalism as development.