12 IR of Pacific Notes

12 IR of Pacific Notes - IR of Pacific Notes 2/18/09 March...

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IR of Pacific Notes 2/18/09 March 2 nd ! 4pm on first Monday of final exams we’ll get our midterms by end of the day tomorrow or friday morning Defining ASEAN Economic community? Security community? Cultural community? Decline of the ASEAN Way? Achievements of ASEAN o Was established by an elite group Countries join institutions because they help countries behave in ways they wanted to behave in first place they are self-selecting ASEAN is a model for other regional institutions o It has also served as a restraint on other regional institutions b/c it insists that other institutions behave as it does (the ASEAN way) Would Northeast Asia have had a different regional history if an “ANEAN” had existed? o It’s not clear whether or not they would have created such an institution in the first place o They also had internal conflicts unlike ASEAN countries who have almost all had post-colonial history o Asymmetries of power exists in NE Asia Can be a good thing because it can constrain the larger nation a bit (i.e. US in NAFTA, EU)
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2009 for the course IRPS IRGN 400 taught by Professor Mileskahler during the Winter '09 term at UCSD.

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