Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia
ASEAN and the Problem of Regional Order, 3rd Edition
Routledge – 2008 – 328 pages
Series: Politics in Asia
In this third edition of Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia, Amitav Acharya offers a comprehensive and critical account of the evolution of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) norms and the viability of the ASEAN way of conflict management. Building on the framework from the first edition, which inspired the establishment the ASEAN Political-Security community, this new edition has been extensively updated and revised based on new primary sources that are not publicly available.
Updates for this edition include:
The new edition will continue to appeal to students and scholars of Asian security, international relations theory and Southeast Asian studies as well as policymakers and the media.
Introduction 2. The Evolution of ASEAN Norms and the Emergence of the 'ASEAN Way' 3. ASEAN and Cambodia Conflict 4. Extending ASEAN Norms 5. Managing Iintra-ASEAN Relations 6. ASEAN and Asia-Paciﬁc Security 7. The ‘ASEAN Community’ Conclusion
Amitav Acharya is Professor of International Relations and the UNESCO Chair in Transnational Challenges and Governance at the School of International Service, American University, Washington, DC. He has been elected to be the 54th President (2014-15) of the International Studies Association (ISA).