© 1999

Competing Capitalisms

Australia, Japan and Economic Competition in the Asia-Pacific


Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Mark Beeson
    Pages 1-10
  3. Mark Beeson
    Pages 34-61
  4. Mark Beeson
    Pages 62-93
  5. Mark Beeson
    Pages 94-123
  6. Mark Beeson
    Pages 124-152
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 203-232

About this book


Since the end of the Cold War capitalism has become the dominant form of economic and political organization across the globe. This does not mean, however, that all forms of capitalism are the same. Competing Capitalisms explains why some countries have developed very different forms of capitalism and what happens when they interact. The book considers the distinctive experiences of Australia's market-based, and Japan's state-led forms of capitalism and explains what this means for future international economic competition.


Asia capitalism competition institutions investment Japan organization organizations trade

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.School of Modern Asian StudiesGriffith UniversityQueenslandAustralian

About the authors

MARK BEESON is Lecturer in the School of Modern Asian Studies, Griffith University. He has published extensively on Australia-Japan relations in particular and the political economy of the Asia Pacific more generally.

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