Academics, researchers, and graduate students in Business, Politics, Political Economy, and Asian Studies.
Edited by Andrew Walter, Reader in International Political Economy, London School of Economics and Political Science, and Xiaoke Zhang, Professor, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester
Andrew Walter is Reader in International Political Economy and Research Associate in the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Academic Director of the TRIUM Global Executive MBA Programme. He sits on the Council of Chatham House, a leading British think-tank of international affairs, and on the Academic Advisory Panel of The International Centre for Financial Regulation. His research has focused primarily on the political economy of global
financial and monetary relations, with a regional focus on East Asia. His recent books include Governing Finance: East Asia's Adoption of International Standards (Cornell University Press, 2008), Analyzing the Global Political Economy (Princeton University Press, 2009, with Gautam Sen), and China, the United States, and Global Order (Cambridge University Press, 2011, with Rosemary Foot).
Xiaoke Zhang is Professor at the Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester. His research interests are in comparative political economy, with a regional focus on East Asia. His recent publications include The Political Economy of Capital Market Reforms in Southeast Asia (Palgrave Macmillan 2011) and International Financial Governance under Stress (Cambridge University Press, 2003, with Geoffrey R.D. Underhill).
PART ONE INTRODUCTION
1: Andrew Walter and Xiaoke Zhang: Debating East Asian Capitalism: Issues and Themes
PART TWO BUSINESS-GOVERNMENT RELATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES
2: Shaun Breslin: Government-industry Relations in China: A Review of the Art of the State
3: Karl Fields: Not of a Piece: Developmental States, Industrial Policy and Evolving Patterns of Capitalism in Japan, Korea and Taiwan
4: Edmund Terence Gomez: State-business Linkages in Southeast Asia: The Developmental State, Neo-liberalism and Enterprises Development
PART THREE LABOUR MARKETS AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
5: Frederic Deyo: Reform and Institutional Change in East Asian Labour Markets
6: Ching Kwan Lee: Durable Subordination: Chinese Labour Regime through a South Korean Lens
7: Mari Sako and Masahiro Kotosaka: Continuity and Change in the Japanese Economy: Evidence of Institutional Interactions between Financial and Labour Markets
PART FOUR FINANCIAL MARKET STRUCTURES
8: Richard W. Carney: Political Hierarchy and Finance: The Politics of China's Financial Development
9: Thomas Pepinsky: The Political Economy of Financial Development in Southeast Asia
10: Wataru Takahashi: The Japanese Financial Sector's Transition from High Growth to the 'Lost Decades'
11: Xiaoke Zhang: Dominant Coalitions and Capital Market Changes in Northeast Asia
PART FIVE CONCLUSION
12: Andrew Walter and Xiaoke Zhang: Understanding Variations and Changes in East Asian Capitalism