What Is It that Best Explains the East Asian Peace Since 1979? A Call for a Research Agenda

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Tønnesson, Stein (2009) What Is It that Best Explains the East Asian Peace Since 1979? A Call for a Research Agenda , Asian Perspective 33(1): 111–136.

A call for a research agenda to explain the relative peace in East Asia since 1979

Since 1979, East Asia has seen very little warfare, as compared with the previous decades and with other regions post 1979. In this article, Stein Tønnesson calls for a sustained research effort to explain this relative peace by testing out various theoretical approaches.

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Authors

Stein Tønnesson

Stein Tønnesson

Research Professor