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Asian and American Perspectives on Capitalism and Democracy

by Rapporte

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Published by Asia Society .
Written in English

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ISBN 100878485031
ISBN 109780878485031

By comparing East Asian and Western perspectives on issues such as human rights, democracy, and capitalism, Bell forcefully demonstrates that East Asian political traditions contain morally legitimate alternatives to Western-style liberal democracy. He demonstrates a rare knowledge of both Western and Eastern political philosophies. About the Author. Nathan Gardels is Cofounder of the Berggruen Institute and Editor-in-Chief of The WorldPost, a partnership with the Washington is the coauthor of Intelligent Governance for the 21st Century: A Middle Way between East and West, a Financial Times best book of His previous books include American Idol after Iraq, The Changing Global Order and At Century’s End.

  In the first part of the book, Bell makes use of colorful stories and examples to show that there is a need to take into account East Asian perspectives on human rights and democracy. The second part--a fictitious dialogue between Demo and Asian senior statesman Lee Kuan Yew--examines the pros and cons of implementing Western-style democracy in. Appearing at a time when these issues are a subject of extreme controversy, this book is distinguished by its balanced and academic approach. In three sections, the work first of all deals with theoretical and philosophical issues, exploring tensions between capitalism and human rights.

  This book is relevant to those of us who deal with South Asia, because it provides a far-left perspective on Indian events. Those without extensive South Asian background may find themselves unfamiliar with some of the issues she addresses. This should not prevent them from learning about the concerns of India and its people. Cambridge Core - Asian Studies - Welfare and Capitalism in Postwar Japan - by Margarita Estevez-Abe This book has been cited by the following publications. A Study of the Achievements and Origins of Scandinavian Social Democracy in Comparative Perspective. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.

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The four essays published in this volume were presented as keynote papers defining the major themes of the Conference "Asian and American Perspectives on Capitalism and Democracy" organized by the Asia Society, the Institute of Policy Studies, the Singapore International Foundation, and the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies held in Singapore, January   Democracy and Capitalism: Asian and American Perspectives [Robert Bartley, Chan Heng Chee, Samuel P.

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In this perceptive and timely volume, the authors theorize Asian capitalism and analyze the economic organization of East Asia. Presenting differing dimensions of a Weberian perspective, the authors first provide a theoretical grounding, then consider capitalism in East Asia comparatively, and finally contrast the economies of East Asia and Europe.

Chan Heng Chee, "Democracy: Evolution and Implementation: An Asian Perspective", in Robert Bartley, Chan Heng Chee, Samuel P. Huntington and Shijuro Ogata, eds., Democracy and Capitalism: Asian and American Perspectives (Singapore, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, ).

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Following an introductory chapter, the book is divided into three parts, which deal, in order, with human rights (chapters 2 to 4), democracy (chapters 5 to 8), and capitalism (chapters 9 to 11).

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Combining economics, history, and political philosophy, this book doesn’t just provide a diagnosis of what ails American and Western society, but also sheds light on how we might repair the damage that has been done, and with the help of the intellectual work of great minds like Murray Rothbard and Ron Paul, we might as a society shed the.

Capitalism is an economic system based on the private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit. Central characteristics of capitalism include private property and the recognition of property rights, capital accumulation, wage labor, voluntary exchange, a price system and competitive markets.

In a capitalist market economy, decision-making and investments are. To this, the American Revolution added “democracy.” For men, capitalism meant escape ― from belonging to a lord, being tied to the land, and from rigid hierarchies. Now, they were free to sell their labor to whomever they wanted, without any moral or religious obligation.

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It contends that liberal and participatory democracy encourages. Beyond Liberal Democracy, which continues the author's influential earlier work, is divided into three parts that correspond to the three main hallmarks of liberal democracy--human rights, democracy, and capitalism.

These features have been modified substantially during their transmission to East Asian societies that have been shaped by Reviews: 3. liberal democracy and capitalism, democracy and representation, and the value of democracy.

Clearly written and focusing on contemporary debate, Theories of Democracy provides an accessible introduction for the student or general reader and also makes an original contribution to contemporary political philosophy.The Series Capitalism has served as an engine of growth, a source of inequality, and a catalyst for conflict in American history.

While remaking our material world, capitalism’s myriad forms have altered—and been shaped by—our most fundamental experiences of race, gender, sexuality, nation, and citizenship. This series takes the full measure of the complexity and [ ].Is capitalism compatible with democracy?

3 1 3 of economic systems has been clearly won. Yet capitalism, used in singular form, conceals the differences in the “varieties of capitalism” (Hall and Soskice ).2 China’s state capitalism, the Anglo-Saxon neoliberal strand of capitalism or the Scan.