- The Japanese Political Economy: A Crisis in Theory [Abstract]
| Chalmers Johnson | 12/02/1988
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.
- The Prudent Cold Warrior [Abstract]
| Russell Sizemore | 12/02/1988
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.
- The End of the Hermit Kingdom [Abstract]
| Robert J. Myers | 12/02/1988
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.
- United Nations Reforms: Some Reflections [Abstract]
| Humayun Rasheed Choudhury | 12/02/1988
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.
- AIDS and International Ethics [Abstract]
| Brenda Almond | 12/02/1988
Brenda Almond examines different countries' policies and ways of attempting to deal with AIDS, focusing on their positions in regard to rights.
- Neo-Idealism: A Practical Matter [Abstract]
| Charles W. Kegley, Jr. | 12/02/1988
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.
- The Real Struggle in South Africa: An Insider's View [Abstract]
| Denis Worrall | 12/02/1988
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.