Table of contents for Neoliberalism and institutional reform in East Asia / edited by Meredith Jung-En Woo.

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.


Counter
Contents
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
Notes on the Contributors
1 After the Miracle: Neoliberalism and Institutional Reform in East Asia
Meredith Jung-En Woo
Reforming the legal institutions: The rule of law and economic development
Reforming the state institutions: Reinventing industrial policy
Reforming labour and social policy
Governance of the private sector
Conclusion
Part I: Law
2 Ideology, Experience, and the Rule of Law in Developing Societies
Frank K. Upham
Prologue
Introduction
A model of formal law
The myths and realities of American law and practice
The myths and realities of Japanese law and practice
Implications for developing countries
3 Asia?s Legal Systems in the Wake of the Financial Crisis: Can the Rule of Law Carry any of the Weight?
John K.M. Ohnesorge
Introduction
The rule of law
What can the rule of law say about legal reform in the wake of the financial crisis
Conclusion
Part II: Bureaucracy and Industrial Policy
4 Re-engineering the Developmental State in an Age of Globalization: Taiwan in Defiance of Neo-liberalism
Yun-han Chu
Introduction
Institutional foundation for monetary and financial stability
Re-engineering the developmental state
Industrial governance in the high-tech sector
Conclusion
5 Developmentalism as Political Culture and Liberalization in France 
Michael Loriaux
French developmentalism
Structural change in the international political economy and liberalization in France
Liberalization within the cultural framework of developmentalism
Developmental culture and disaggregation of the Noyaux Durs
Part III: Labour
6 Asian Regimes and the Labour Contract
Juhana Vartiainen
Introduction
The uniqueness of labour markets
The labour contract in three economic cultures
Trajectories of corporatism: Small European countries, Korea and Japan
Appendix: A model of bargaining and investment under uncertainty
7 Continuity and Change in Welfare State and Production Regimes in Advanced Industrial Societies
Evelyne Huber and John D. Stephens
Welfare state and production regimes
The impact of welfare state and production regimes on poverty and inequality
Reasons for welfare state retrenchment and changes in production regimes
Future viability of different welfare state regimes
Concluding remarks
Part IV: Governance of the Private Sector
8 The Korean Corporate Governance System: Before and After the Crisis
Sung Wook Joh
Introduction
Inadequate corporate governance infrastructure
Weakness of the Korean corporate sector prior to the crisis
Reforms after the crisis
Stock market evaluation of corporate restructuring
Summary and conclusion
9 Institutionalizing Creative Destruction: Predictable and Transparent Bankruptcy Law in the Wake of the East Asian Financial Crisis
Bruce G. Carruthers and Terence C. Halliday
How bankruptcy law works
Bankruptcy reform in East Asia
Bankruptcy law and the crisis
Rule of law and rule of numbers
Conclusion
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Law reform -- Asia.
Rule of law -- Asia.
Neoliberalism -- Asia.