Responses to Regionalism in East Asia

Japanese Production Networks in the Automotive Sector

  • Andrew J. Staples

Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Asian Business Series book series (PAMABS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction: East Asia, Regionalism and Foreign Direct Investment

  3. Theory and Approach

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
  4. Establishing the Context

  5. Responses to Regionalism in the Automotive Sector

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 239-267

About this book


In the decade following the Asian financial crisis, the East Asian political economy has experienced a radical transformation. This book thus investigates the responses of Japanese automotive makers to the processes of regionalism and regionalization by locating firm-level analysis in a broader political economy context.


East Asia foreign direct investment Japan regionalization

Authors and affiliations

  • Andrew J. Staples
    • 1
  1. 1.Kansai Gaidai UniversityJapan

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