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Calder, Kent E.

Works: 91 works in 296 publications in 2 languages and 14,255 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, htt
Classifications: HC460.5, 330.950428
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kent E Calder
Embattled garrisons : comparative base politics and American globalism by Kent E Calder( )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Overseas bases often fill important military roles, not only in the Middle East, but around the world, yet they are increasingly difficult to sustain politically. How and where to best keep them are issues of crucial importance for policy ... This book uses multiple analytical challenges to develop and test falsifiable generalizations about why military bases come and go, employ the more viable ones in probabilistic fashion to provide a prognosis for existing and anticipated basing configurations, and suggests prescriptions for future policy on the basis of past historical experience"--Introduction
The making of Northeast Asia by Kent E Calder( )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2020 in English and held by 1,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the most rapidly growing as well as most dangerous areas on earth, Northeast Asia is plagued by security problems of global importance including nuclear and missile proliferation. However, it has also become an identifiable economic, political, and strategic entity in its own right. As the locus for all this growth and uncertainty has moved further to the Northeast, an analytical study of prospects for collaboration within Northeast Asia is needed rather that a generalized study of Asia. Here is provided that exact, explicit Northeast Asia focus, while also offering a more general theory for Asian institution building and policy suggestions for coping with a historic new development in world affairs
Pacific alliance : reviving U.S.-Japan relations by Kent E Calder( )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the enduring importance of the U.S.-Japan security alliance, the broader relationship between the two countries is today beset by sobering new difficulties. In this comprehensive comparative analysis of the transpacific alliance and its political, economic, and social foundations, Kent E. Calder, a leading Japan specialist, asserts that bilateral relations between the two countries are dangerously eroding as both seek broader options in a globally oriented world. Calder documents the quiet erosion of America's multidimensional ties with Japan as China rises, generations change, and new forces arise in both American and Japanese politics. He then assesses consequences for a twenty-first-century military alliance with formidable coordination requirements, explores alternative foreign paradigms for dealing with the United States, adopted by Britain, Germany, and China, and offers prescriptions for restoring U.S.-Japan relations to vitality once again
Asia in Washington : exploring the penumbra of transnational power by Kent E Calder( )

14 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume explores how Washington, as a sociopolitical community, with important global functions transcending the U.S. government, is influenced by its interaction with Asia and what that interaction means for world affairs more generally." --
The new continentalism : energy and twenty-first-century Eurasian geopolitics by Kent E Calder( )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this groundbreaking book Kent E. Calder argues that a new transnational configuration is emerging in Asia, driven by economic growth, rising energy demand, and the erosion of longstanding geopolitical divisions. What Calder calls the New Silk Road - with a strengthening multi-faceted relationship between East Asia and the Middle East at its core - could eventually emerge as one of the world's most important multilateral configurations. Straddling the border between comparative politics and international relations theory, this important book will stimulate debate and discussion in both fields."--Publisher's website
Singapore : smart city, smart state by Kent E Calder( )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How Singapore's solutions to common problems can provide examples for other societies. Nearly everyone knows that Singapore has one of the most efficient governments and competitive, advanced economies in the world. But can this unique city-state of some 5.5 million residents also serve as a model for other advanced economies as well as for the emerging world? Respected East Asia expert Kent Calder provides clear answers to this intriguing question in his new, groundbreaking book that looks at how Singapore's government has harnessed information technology, data, and a focus on innovative, adaptive governance to become a model smart city, smart state. Calder describes Singapore as a laboratory for solutions to problems experienced by urban societies around the world. In particular, he shows how Singapore has dealt successfully with education, energy, environmental, housing, and transportation challenges; many of its solutions can be adapted in a wide range of other societies. Calder also explains how Singapore offers lessons for how countries can adapt their economies to the contemporary demands of global commerce. Singapore consistently ranks at the top in world surveys measuring competitiveness, ease of doing business, protection of intellectual property, and absence of corruption. The book offers concrete insights and a lucid appreciation of how Singapore's answers to near-universal problems can have a much broader relevance, even in very different societies"--Provided by publisher
Circles of compensation : economic growth and the globalization of Japan by Kent E Calder( )

12 editions published between 2017 and 2020 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan grew explosively and consistently for more than a century, from the Meiji Restoration until the collapse of the economic bubble in the early 1990s. Since then, it has been unable to restart its economic engine and respond to globalization. How could the same political-economic system produce such strongly contrasting outcomes? This book identifies the crucial variables as classic Japanese forms of socio-political organization: the "circles of compensation." These cooperative groupings of economic, political, and bureaucratic interests dictate corporate and individual responses to such critical issues as investment and innovation; at the micro level, they explain why individuals can be decidedly cautious on their own, yet prone to risk-taking as a collective. Kent E. Calder examines how these circles operate in seven concrete areas, from food supply to consumer electronics, and deals in special detail with the influence of Japan's changing financial system. The result is a comprehensive overview of Japan's circles of compensation as they stand today, and a road map for broadening them in the future
The Eastasia edge by Roy Hofheinz( Book )

10 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Super continent : the logic of Eurasian integration by Kent E Calder( )

10 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Eurasian transformation is underway, and it flows from China. With a geopolitically central location, the country's domestic and international policies are poised to change the face of global affairs. The Belt and Road Initiative has called attention to a deepening Eurasian continentalism that has, argues Kent Calder, much more significant implications than have yet been recognized. In Super Continent, Calder presents a theoretically guided and empirically grounded explanation for these changes. He shows that key inflection points, beginning with the Four Modernizations and the collapse of the Soviet Union; and culminating in China's response to the Global Financial Crisis and Crimea's annexation, are triggering tectonic shifts. Furthermore, understanding China's emerging regional and global roles involves comprehending two ongoing transformationswithin China and across Eurasia as a wholeand that the two are profoundly interrelated. Calder underlines that the geo-economic logic that prevailed across Eurasia before Columbus, and that made the Silk Road a central thoroughfare of world affairs for close to two millennia, is reasserting itself once again.--
Crisis and compensation : public policy and political stability in Japan, 1949-1986 by Kent E Calder( Book )

13 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of nonindustrial domestic policies in post-war Japan
Strategic capitalism : private business and public purpose in Japanese industrial finance by Kent E Calder( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was Japan's economic miracle generated primarily by the Japanese state or by the nation's dynamic private sector? In addressing this question, Kent Calder's richly detailed study offers a distinctive reinterpretation of Japanese government-business relations. Calder challenges popular opinion to demonstrate how Japanese private enterprise has complemented the state in achieving the national purpose of industrial transformation. Drawing on previously unexamined Japanese sources, he clearly shows the difficulties experienced by the government in picking potential industrial winners, together with its successes at the constructive but more limited tasks of providing public infrastructure, encouraging technological borrowing across industries, and promoting mixed public-private enterprises. While outlining the limits of Japanese government efforts to organize and transform economic life, Calder also highlights the important contributions of stable private sector partnerships between banking and industry: often relegating the state to a reactive brokerage role, keiretsu, or industrial groups, and Japan's long-term credit banks have fostered key infant sectors such as automobiles and electronics and have also systematically restructured declining industries. Strategic Capitalism is a book for all those interested in the formation of industrial policy, market-oriented yet public-spirited alternatives to bureaucratic guidance, and the true origins of Japan's global competitiveness
Pacific defense : arms, energy, and America's future in Asia by Kent E Calder( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calder, director of the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations at Princeton, shows how the rapidly increasing demands for energy, especially nuclear energy, in East Asia combines with political instability to produce a dangerous region
East Asian multilateralism : prospects for regional stability( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the Iraq war and Middle East conflicts command the attention of the United States and most of the rest of the developed world, fundamental changes are occurring in East Asia. North Korea has tested nuclear weapons, even as it and South Korea have effectively entered a period of tepid détente; relations among China, Japan, and South Korea are a complex mixture of conflict and cooperation; and Japan is developing more forthright security policies, even as it deepens ties with the United States. Together, these developments pose vital questions for world stability and security. In East Asian Multilateralism, prominent international foreign affairs scholars examine the range of implications of shifting alignments in East Asia. The first part delves into the intraregional dynamics, and the second assesses current economic conditions and policies within individual East Asian states. The third section examines the challenge of regional cooperation from the perspectives of local players, while the fourth analyzes the implications for foreign policy in the United States and in Asia. This thorough review and assessment charts the preconditions and prospects for deeper multilateralism, poses tough questions about America's security and national interests in the region, and carries a plea for more serious institution-building in the North Pacific, using the ongoing six-party process in talks on North Korea as a point of departure
Asia's deadly triangle : how arms, energy, and growth threaten to destabilize Asia-Pacific by Kent E Calder( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the world moves toward the close of a turbulent twentieth century, the shadow of Asia's Deadly Triangle looms ever larger. Kent E. Calder shows how a combination of high-speed economic growth, impending energy shortages, and political insecurity are provoking an 'Arms Race Asia' and deepening geopolitical rivalries across the region, tensions that urgently require collaborative efforts at stabilization. Kent Calder explores the linkage between East Asia's economic growth and its extreme lack of accessible energy resources, which make it the world's most rapidly expanding oil and gas importer. He shows how these energy insecurities could lead Asia toward a struggle for off-shore oil and the subtle dangers that deepening regional energy dependence on the Middle East may bring, already exemplified by recent arms deals between Iran and China. The author also points to the links between efforts to acquire civilian nuclear power and the potential for nuclear armament. The history of this region is laden with conflict, and the author succinctly explains how these tumultuous age-old relationships will affect the area's volatility today. He provides a dynamic overview of where each country is headed politically, and states definitively what role the West should play in these developments
The U.S.-Japan economic relationship in East and Southeast Asia : a policy framework for Asia-Pacific economic cooperation( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide


in Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International pressure and domestic policy response : Japanese informatics policy in the 1980s by Kent E Calder( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tax reform in the United States and Japan : comparative political and economic perspectives( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Korea's energy insecurities : comparative and regional perspectives by Kent E Calder( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States, Japan, and the new Russia : evolving bases for cooperation by Kent E Calder( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The making of Northeast Asia
The making of Northeast AsiaPacific alliance : reviving U.S.-Japan relationsCrisis and compensation : public policy and political stability in Japan, 1949-1986Strategic capitalism : private business and public purpose in Japanese industrial financePacific defense : arms, energy, and America's future in AsiaEast Asian multilateralism : prospects for regional stabilityAsia's deadly triangle : how arms, energy, and growth threaten to destabilize Asia-Pacific
Alternative Names
Calder, Kent

Calder, Kent 1948-

Calder Kent E.

Calder, Kent Eyring

Calder, Kent Eyring 1948-

Eyring-Calder, Kent‪

Eyring-Calder, Kent 1948-

Kede'er, K. E.

Kede'er, K. E. 1948-

Kent E Calder Amerikaans politicoloog

Kent E Calder ollamh

Kent E Calder politólogu estauxunidense

캘더, 캔트 E. 1948-

커더얼, K. E 1948-

콜더, 켄트 E. 1948-

カルダー, ケント

カルダー, ケント・E.

カルダー, ケント E. 1948-



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