The Japanese Political Economy: A Crisis in Theory [Abstract]
Chalmers Johnson argues that the success of the Japanese economy is neither random nor a function of culture but due to policy, particularly to Japanese industrial policy.
Author(s): Chalmers Johnson
The End of the Hermit Kingdom [Abstract]
The election of Roh Tae Woo marked the beginning of a new stage in Korean politics: "the period of Korean-style democracy." Myers follows events leading up to this change and predicts a less threatening, less Confucian politics for the Korea of the future.
Author(s): Robert J. Myers
The Real Struggle in South Africa: An Insider's View [Abstract]
Denis Worrall draws on 20th century South African history and his own experience as a South African to show some of the less obvious but extremely important facets of apartheid that directly impact its dissemination.
Author(s): Denis Worrall
AIDS and International Ethics [Abstract]
Brenda Almond examines different countries' policies and ways of attempting to deal with AIDS, focusing on their positions in regard to rights.
Author(s): Brenda Almond
United Nations Reforms: Some Reflections [Abstract]
Choudhury, elected president of the General Assembly in 1986, reviews the changes within the UN and reasserts its enduring role as a global instrument of peace.
Author(s): Humayun Rasheed Choudhury
Neo-Idealism: A Practical Matter [Abstract]
Kegley's primary intent is to show that neo-realism ignores factors that influence international actors, and that a theory is needed that expands the notion of self-interest to include the moral sphere.
Author(s): Charles W. Kegley, Jr.
The Prudent Cold Warrior [Abstract]
Reinhold Niebuhr's Cold War stance, which he applied to both the USSR and to China, was a middle ground between the harsh amorality of the realists and the overly hopeful liberal view. Sizemore explicates Niebuhr's Chinese position to provide a skeptical criticism of Reagan's Central American policies.
Author(s): Russell Sizemore