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Apec and the Construction of Pacific Rim Regionalism

James Cotton

Published January 28th 2002
ISBN : 9780521660945
Hardcover
306 pages
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Since its establishment in 1989, APEC has graduated from a ministerial-level gathering of nine countries to an institution that stages annual summits, has a permanent secretariat, and whose twenty-one members have committed themselves to establishingMoreSince its establishment in 1989, APEC has graduated from a ministerial-level gathering of nine countries to an institution that stages annual summits, has a permanent secretariat, and whose twenty-one members have committed themselves to establishing free trade in the region. A decade after its foundation, however, members have been increasingly frustrated with the groupings progress. In this theoretically sophisticated book, John Ravenhill examines the reasons for APECs establishment, its evolution, and the causes of its failures.