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Asia's Regional Architecture: Alliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century

Andrew Yeo


Something remarkable has occurred in Asia with little fanfare over the past twenty-five years. Considered severely underinstitutionalized at the end of the Cold War, Asia’s regional architecture is now characterized by a complex patchwork of overlapping alliances and multilateral institutions. How did this happen? Why should we care? And what does this mean for the future of regional order and Asian security? Adopting a new framework grounded in historical institutionalism, this book examines the transformation of Asia’s regional architecture from 1945 to the present. The book traces instituti ... More

Keywords: Asia, regional architecture, historical institutionalism, alliances, multilateral institutions, ASEAN, China, regional order, regime complexity, multilateralism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781503608443
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9781503608443.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Yeo, author
Catholic University of America