Napier. Anime from Akira to Princess Mononoke (Palgrave:
2000). A sample chapter of the book is available from Palgrave in PDF
Wrote the classic text on
Taiwan's cagey developmental state, Governing the Market. Michael
Gerlach. Author of
Alliance Capitalism, the classic work describing the internal
organization of the Japanese keiretsu.
Amsden. Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late
Industrialization. How Korea got rich: by breaking every single
in the IMF-World Bank playbook.
Author of The Misunderstood Miracle, covering regional
policy in Japan, and currently at New America foundation.
James C. Scott.
The Moral Economy of the Peasant. Peasants are
smarter than you think. Meredith
of The Developmental State and author of Race to the Swift.