Richard Javad Heydarian
- Affiliation: De La Salle University, Philippines
Richard Javad Heydarian is an assistant professor in political science and international relations at De La Salle University, the Philippines, and has served as a foreign policy advisor at the Philippine House of Representatives (2009-2015). He has also been a consultant for varying national and international institutions, advising on economic and foreign policy issues concerning the Philippines and East Asia. The Manila Bulletin, one of the Philippines’ leading newspapers, has described him as ‘one of the country’s foremost foreign affairs and economic analysts’. His previous works include How Capitalism Failed the Arab World: The Economic Roots and viagra online order usa Precarious Future of the Middle East Uprisings (Zed, 2014).
Books by Richard Javad Heydarian
The Economic Roots and Precarious Future of the Middle East Uprisings
Economic liberalization has failed in the Arab world. Instead of ushering in economic dynamism and precipitating democratic reform, it has over the last three decades resulted in greater poverty, rising income inequality and sky-rocketing rates of youth unemployment. In How Capitalism Failed the Arab World, Richard Javad Heydarian shows how years of economic mismanagement, political autocracy and corruption have encouraged people to revolt, and how the initial optimism of the uprisings is now giving… (more information)
The USA, China and the Struggle for the Western Pacific
This compact, insightful book offers an up-to-the-minute guide to understanding the evolution of maritime territorial disputes in East Asia, exploring their legal, political-security, and economic dimensions against the backdrop of a brewing Sino-American rivalry for hegemony in the Asia-Pacific region. It traces the decades-long evolution of Sino-American relations in Asia, and how this pivotal relationship has been central to prosperity and stability in one of the most dynamics regions… (more information)