Southeast Asia in Search of an ASEAN Community: Insights from the Former ASEAN Secretary-general

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Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2006 - Business & Economics - 489 pages
Talking about ASEAN, this volume reappraises the organization from the inside, through controversial or perplexing issues such as the ASEAN Way, the accession of the new members, including Myanmar, the principle of non-interference, regional security, regional economic integration, the haze and SARS, and ASEAN's future.
 

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Contents

Its Nature and Origins
1
2 Who Belongs in ASEAN? The Question of Membership
41
3 The Issue of NonInterference
85
The ASEAN Role
161
5 Integrating the Regional Economy
212
6 ASEAN and the World
256
Is It for Real?
342
8 What Kind of Future for ASEAN?
372
Appendices
386
Interviews
463
Index
471
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About the author (2006)

Rodolfo C. Severino was former Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN). He is Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore. 

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