China's Ascent: Power, Security, and the Future of International Politics

China's Ascent: Power, Security, and the Future of International Politics

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801474446
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 07/28/2008
Series: Cornell Studies in Security Affairs Series
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 646,656
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Robert S. Ross is Professor of Political Science at Boston College and Associate at the John King Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University. He is the author of Chinese Security Policy: Structure, Power, and Politics, coauthor of The Great Wall and the Empty Fortress: China's Search for Security, and coeditor of China’s Ascent: Power, Security, and the Future of International Politics (also from Cornell), among many other books.

Zhu Feng is Professor of International Relations and Deputy Director of the Center for International and Strategic Studies (CISS), Peking University.

Table of Contents

Introduction
by Robert S. Ross and Zhu Feng

Part I: Structure, Power Transitions, and the Rise of China

Chapter1: Power Transition Theory and the Rise of China
by Jack S. Levy

Chapter 2: China's Rise Will Be Peaceful: How Unipolarity Matters
by Zhu Feng

Chapter 3: Parsing China's Rise: International Circumstances and National Attributes
by Avery Goldstein

Part II: International Institutions and the Rise of China

Chapter 4: The Rise of China: Power, Institutions, and the Western Order
by G. John Ikenberry

Chapter 5: Structures, Processes, and the Socialization of Power: East Asian Community- building and the Rise of China
by Qin Yaqing and Wei Ling

Part III: Chinese Policymaking and the Rise of China

Chapter 6: From Offensive to Defensive Realism: A Social Evolutionary Interpretation of China's Security Strategy
by Tang Shiping

Chapter 7: Purpose Transitions: China's Rise and the American Response
by Jeffrey W. Legro

Part IV: Responding to the Rise of China

Chapter 8: Between China, America, and North Korea: South Korea’s Hedging
by Byung- Kook Kim

Chapter 9: A Japanese Perspective on China’s Rise and the East Asian Order
by Akio Takahara

Chapter 10: The Consequences of China’s Economic Rise for Sino-U.S. Relations: Rivalry, Political Conflict, and (Not) War
by Jonathan Kirshner

Chapter 11: The United States and the Rise of China: Implications for the Long Haul
by Robert J. Art

Part V: Conclusion

Chapter 12: The Rise of China: Theoretical and Policy Perspectives
by Robert S. Ross and Zhu Feng

Index

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