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Chinese Foreign Policy: An Introduction / Edition 1

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Overview

This textbook is an introduction to the study of contemporary Chinese foreign policy. Examining the patterns of engagement with various domestic and international actors that have shaped Beijing's foreign policy since the Cold War, it explores a series of ongoing questions and trends, as well as offering an in-depth look at key points of China's current global relations.
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Editorial Reviews

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"The best overall analysis of China's engagement in the global political economy currently available in the textbook literature."Lowell Dittmar, University of California, Berkeley, USA

'A succinct, authoritative and up-to-date Chinese foreign policy textbook.'Andrew Scobell, RAND, USA

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415465236
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/30/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 0.67 (w) x 0.97 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Marc Lanteigne is Senior Lecturer in the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations and Director of Research of the Contemporary Research Centre at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

List of abbreviations ix

Map xii

Introduction 1

1 Who makes Chinese foreign policy today? 19

2 China in the world economy 39

3 Multilateralism and international institutions 57

4 Strategic thinking and the roles of the military 75

5 The United States views China (and China views the United States) 93

6 China's peripheral diplomacy 109

7 Moving beyond Asia: China's cross-regional diplomacy 127

Conclusions 147

Bibliography 155

Index 159

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