ASEAN-India-Australia: Towards Closer Engagement in a New Asia

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"This edited volume faithfully captures the narrative of the 'new Asia', arguing that three interlocking developments -- the growing regional influence of China, the evolving regional security architecture, and the rise of transnational threats -- have set the stage for rapprochement between a regional institution (ASEAN) and two countries: a rising great power (India) and a middle power (Australia). The past, present and future prospects of this nascent trilateral relationship are examined within the rubric of traditional and non-traditional security themes. This book is thus a welcome and timely contribution to the ongoing theoretical and strategic debate on Asia's regional architecture and order-building. The first four chapters is the strongest section of the book: the marriage of theory with practice from the perspectives of ASEAN, India and Australia in individual chapters gives the readers a balanced assessment of the 'state of Asia's regional architecture', capped off by the fourth chapter that effectively integrates the findings from the previous chapters. The book also provides a detailed account of NTS challenges faced by ASEAN, India and Australia, allowing readers to acquire a more nuanced understanding of their respective strategic positions and priorities. This volume is worth the read. I recommend it for students of international relations, regionalism and securitization theorists, as well as security practitioners who cover the non-traditional security arena in Asia" (Pacific Affairs).

About the Publication

India's emergence of a great power has sensitized its regional neighbours to its growing role as a key security actor in an increasingly interdependent world. Both Australia and ASEAN now view India as a major player in the formulation and application of their own broad security agendas. This emerging trilateral compendium is particularly evident in such policy areas as maritime security, climate change, energy security, law enforcement, "good governance" and the politics of security institutions or "architectures". This book represents one of the first systematic efforts to consolidate these diverse but important concerns into an overarching framework for ascertaining and cross-comparing how these three entities are approaching these policy challenges, individually and collectively. It argues that the dynamics underlying their intensifying security relations are sufficiently important to conceptualize them as a distinct analytical framework that needs to be understood in the larger context of Asia-Pacific security politics.


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Preliminary pages with Introduction by Robin Jeffrey Download
1. Emerging Regional Security Architecture: An Australian Perspective, by William T Tow, Brendan Taylor, authors Download
2. Emerging East Asian Regional Architecture: ASEAN Perspectives, by Chin Kin Wah, author 5.00 USD
3. India in the Emerging Asian Architecture: Prospects for Security Cooperation with ASEAN and Australia, by C Raja Mohan, author 5.00 USD
4. ASEAN, Australia, and India in Asia's Regional Order, by Deepak Nair, author 5.00 USD
5. Regional Energy Security: A Challenging Objective?, by Stuart Harris, author 5.00 USD
6. Energy Security: An ASEAN Perspective, by Elspeth Thomson, author 5.00 USD
7. India's Perspectives on Energy Security, by Ligia Noronha, author 5.00 USD
8. The Strategic Implications of Climate Change, by Alan Dupont, author 5.00 USD
9. Climate Change: An ASEAN Perspective, by Michael Richardson, author 5.00 USD
10. Indian Perspectives on Climate Change, by T.P. Singh, Sharai Lewis-Gruss, authors 5.00 USD
11. Australia and Maritime Security in the Northeast Indian Ocean, by Chris Rahman, author 5.00 USD
12. ASEAN Maritime Security Perspectives: Enduring Partnerships, by Ramli H Nik, author 5.00 USD
13. Maritime Security Triangulation of ASEAN-Australia-India: An Indian Perspective, by W Lawrence S Prabhakar, author 5.00 USD
14. Governance in Australian Discourse, by William Maley, author 5.00 USD
15. ASEAN Charter and Perspectives of Governance and Democracy in Asia, by Ho Khai Leong, author 5.00 USD
16. The Problem of Governance in India, by Sarbeswar Sahoo, author 5.00 USD
17. Implications of the Growing Prevalence of Interregional Crime for Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific Region, by Sandy Gordon, author 5.00 USD
18. Australian Perspectives on Regional Law Enforcement: Issues and Challenges, by Grant Wardlaw, author 5.00 USD
19. Countering International Crime in an ASEAN Context: Singapore's Perspective, by Lock Wai Han, author 5.00 USD
20. Indian Perspectives on Law Enforcement against International Crime, by Hormis Tharakan, author 5.00 USD
21. Conclusion, by Pritam Singh, Michael Wesley, authors 5.00 USD
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