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The Resource China's foreign political and economic relations : an unconventional global power, Sebastian Heilmann and Dirk H. Schmidt

China's foreign political and economic relations : an unconventional global power, Sebastian Heilmann and Dirk H. Schmidt

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China's foreign political and economic relations : an unconventional global power
Title
China's foreign political and economic relations
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an unconventional global power
Statement of responsibility
Sebastian Heilmann and Dirk H. Schmidt
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Language
eng
Summary
This balanced and thoughtful book presents a thorough analysis of the dynamics of China{u2019}s foreign relations. Sebastian Heilmann and Dirk H. Schmidt provide a comprehensive and discriminating view of the complex, often competing factors (domestic influences, regional tensions, global uncertainties) that shape Chinese foreign policy. They portray the PRC as a land of multiple identities{u2014}a nation that is becoming more assertive in East Asia as it explores novel approaches to its foreign economic policies, while simultaneously displaying thin-skinned sensitivities when confronted with international criticism. The authors argue that unconventional approaches to foreign relations{u2014}in particular a unique combination of long-term strategies with multilevel policy experiments{u2014}are driving Chinese global expansion. The provocative and challenging final chapter, designed to spur discussion, considers China{u2019}s imperial identity warring against the decentralized activities conducted in the 2shadow of the empire.3 Illicit transnational 2guerilla-like3 networks have thus become powerful driving forces behind the continued development of China{u2019}s foreign policy as well as its foreign-trade relations. The authors contend that the activities of these 2niche nomads,3 with their largely invisible or chameleon-like presence, constitute the most alarming dimension of China{u2019}s foreign relations as they gain ground and resources in many parts of the world with the potential to shake the very foundations of other societies. --Provided by publisher
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Heilmann, Sebastian
Dewey number
327.51
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ1730
LC item number
.H45 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1968-
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Schmidt, Dirk
Series statement
State and society in East Asia
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  • National security
  • China
  • China
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China's foreign political and economic relations : an unconventional global power, Sebastian Heilmann and Dirk H. Schmidt
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-245) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
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rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction : what does China want? -- Foreign-policy decision making -- Reorientations in China's foreign policy -- China's security policy -- China in the world economy -- China's role in international environmental and climate policy -- China and international human-rights policy -- The Taiwan issue -- China's relations with Japan and Korea -- Sino-American relations -- China's relations with Europe -- Empire and guerrilla : China's multifaceted foreign relations
Control code
858914318
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9781442213029
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013028269
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)858914318
Label
China's foreign political and economic relations : an unconventional global power, Sebastian Heilmann and Dirk H. Schmidt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction : what does China want? -- Foreign-policy decision making -- Reorientations in China's foreign policy -- China's security policy -- China in the world economy -- China's role in international environmental and climate policy -- China and international human-rights policy -- The Taiwan issue -- China's relations with Japan and Korea -- Sino-American relations -- China's relations with Europe -- Empire and guerrilla : China's multifaceted foreign relations
Control code
858914318
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9781442213029
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013028269
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)858914318

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