The Resource Asia's space race : national motivations, regional rivalries, and international risks, James Clay Moltz, (ebook)

Asia's space race : national motivations, regional rivalries, and international risks, James Clay Moltz, (ebook)

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Asia's space race : national motivations, regional rivalries, and international risks
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Asia's space race
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national motivations, regional rivalries, and international risks
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James Clay Moltz
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eng
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In contrast to the close cooperation practiced among European states, space relations among Asian states have become increasingly tense. If current trends continue, the Asian civilian space competition could become a military race. To better understand these emerging dynamics, James Clay Moltz conducts the first in-depth policy analysis of Asia's fourteen leading space programs, concentrating especially on developments in China, Japan, India, and South Korea. Moltz isolates the domestic motivations driving Asia's space actors, revisiting critical events such as China's 2007 antisatellite weapons test and manned flights, Japan's successful Kaguya lunar mission and Kibo module for the International Space Station (ISS), India's Chandrayaan lunar mission, and South Korea's astronaut visit to the ISS, along with plans to establish independent space-launch capability. He investigates these nations' divergent space goals and their tendency to focus on national solutions and self-reliance rather than regionwide cooperation and multilateral initiatives. He concludes with recommendations for improved intra-Asian space cooperation and regional conflict prevention. Moltz also considers America's efforts to engage Asia's space programs in joint activities and the prospects for future U.S. space leadership. He extends his analysis to the relationship between space programs and economic development in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, North Korea, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam, making this a key text for international relations and Asian studies scholars
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Midwest
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Moltz, James Clay
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629.4/1095
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Contemporary Asia in the world
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  • Space race
  • Astronautics and state
  • Astronautics and state
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adult
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Asia's space race : national motivations, regional rivalries, and international risks, James Clay Moltz, (ebook)
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9780231527576
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12142233
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12142233
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MWT12142233
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Asia's space race : national motivations, regional rivalries, and international risks, James Clay Moltz, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231527576
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12142233
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12142233
System control number
MWT12142233
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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