The United States in the Indo-Pacific

Obama's legacy and the Trump transition

Edited by Oliver Turner and Inderjeet Parmar

The United States in the Indo-Pacific


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Book Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 978-1-5261-3503-2
  • Pages: 272
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • Price: £25.00
  • Published Date: February 2020
  • BIC Category: International Relations, POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian, POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / General, POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / Diplomacy, POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General, Society & social sciences / Diplomacy, North Korea, Japan, China, Asia, North America (USA & Canada), Society & social sciences / International relations



Inderjeet Parmar (City, University of London)
Section one: Obama's legacy in the Asia Pacific
1. Old Roots, New Beginnings: A Genealogy of the American Presence in Asia
Oliver Turner (University of Edinburgh)
2. US-China Relations and Obama's Enigmatic Legacy Christopher Layne, Texas A&M
3. The US and India: A Renewed Strategic Partnership
Sumit Ganguly (Indiana University)
4. Obama and Japan: An Endangered Legacy
Matteo Dian (University of Bologna)
5. Obama's Strategic Patience Toward North Korea
Bruce Cumings (University of Chicago)
6. US-Australia Ties Under Obama: Consolidation with New Contours
Maryanne Kelton and Zac Rogers (Flinders University)
7. Obama's Legacy in US-ASEAN Relations: Promises and Perils
Prashanth Parameswaran (The Diplomat and Tufts University)
8. Obama and the East Asia Summit: Commitment and Constraint
Malcolm Cook (ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute)
9. Trump and Asia-Pacific Politics and Diplomacy
Robert G. Sutter (George Washington University)
10. Trump and Asia Pacific Security
Nick Bisley (La Trobe University)
11. Trump and the Asia Pacific Economy
Mike Mastanduno (Dartmouth College)
12. Red China' and the 'Yellow Peril': Why Trump Supporters Oppose Obama's Legacy in Asia
Peter Gries (University of Manchester)
Section three. The practitioner's view
13. In Search of a Sustainable China Policy
Borje Ljunggren (Former Swedish Ambassador to China, Mongolia and Vietnam)
14. From Multilateralism to Transactionalism: Obama and Trump in the Asia Pacific
Ketan Patel (CEO, Greater Pacific) and Christian Hansmeyer (Greater Pacific)
15. From Obama to Trump: Whither US-ASEAN Economic Relations?
Rebecca Fatima Santa Maria (Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia; ASEAN, and Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia) and Ponciano Intal (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia)
Oliver Turner and Inderjeet Parmar

Each numbered chapter will be 6000-6500 words in length, including bibliography. The introduction and conclusion chapters will each be a maximum of 3000 words, including bibliography. This means the total volume will be 96,000-103,500 words in length.

The United States in the Indo-Pacific

Edited by Oliver Turner, Inderjeet Parmar

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