9781588262486

China in World Politics

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    9781588262486

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    1588262480

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2005-03-31
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner
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Summary

"This fully revised text introduces students to China's foreign policy--past and present--and the factors that may influence the country's future policy agenda"--Provided by publisher.

Author Biography

John Faust is professor emeritus of political science at Eastern Illinois University and research associate at the Eastern Illinois University Public Institute.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures ix
Introduction 1(8)
New Ideologies
2(1)
Greater China
3(1)
The Ascendancy of Adam Smith over Karl Marx?
3(1)
The Collapse of the Soviet Empire
4(1)
Chinese-U.S. Relations
5(1)
China and Its Neighbors in the Post-Cold War Era
6(1)
Global Regimes
7(1)
Alternative Scenarios for the Twenty-First Century
8(1)
1 New Ideologies in the Twenty-First Century 9(18)
The Chinese World Order
9(4)
The Cold War World System
13(1)
The People's Republic of China
14(3)
Origins of the New World Order
17(1)
China's Goals in the New World Order
18(1)
Policy Options in the Twenty-First Century
19(6)
Suggested Readings
25(2)
2 Chinese Politics and Ideology 27(38)
China's Traditional Foreign Relations
27(2)
The Mandate of Heaven and the Chinese Communist Party
29(5)
Nationalism, Irredentism, and Chinese Minorities
34(3)
Solutions to Irredentism: Hong Kong and Taiwan
37(6)
Human Rights and Political Freedoms
43(6)
The Problem of Decentralization: Empire, Federation, or Anarchy?
49(5)
The Problem of Succession and China's Political Future
54(4)
Policy Options
58(2)
Discussion Questions
60(1)
Suggested Readings
61(4)
3 The Ascendancy of Adam Smith over Karl Marx 65(32)
The New Economics: Deng Xiaoping and the Open Door
66(3)
Technology, Markets, and Education: The Western or the Japanese Model?
69(5)
Economic Revolution in Rural China: Life in the Chinese Village
74(5)
Joint Ventures and Special Economic Zones
79(4)
Economic Liberalism, Political Freedom, and Human Rights: What Relationship?
83(5)
Policy Options
88(4)
Discussion Questions
92(1)
Suggested Readings
93(4)
4 China and Russia 97(30)
Traditional Rivalries: Qing China and Romanov Russia
97(1)
Revolutionary Relations: The Bolsheviks and the Chinese Communists
98(2)
Two Communist Superpowers
100(3)
The Brezhnev Doctrine
103(2)
Gorbachev and Sino-Soviet Relations
105(3)
The End of Communism
108(1)
The Four Modernizations Versus Glasnost and Perestroika
109(3)
Russia and China in the Twenty-First Century
112(3)
How to Deal with Central Asia?
115(2)
Policy Options
117(4)
Discussion Questions
121(1)
Suggested Readings
122(5)
5 China and the United States 127(32)
Historical Background
127(2)
World War II
129(1)
The Cold War Years
130(10)
The Post-Cold War Era
140(8)
Policy Options
148(4)
Discussion Questions
152(1)
Suggested Readings
153(6)
6 China and Its Asian Neighbors 159(28)
The Question of Two Koreas
161(7)
Getting Along with Southeast Asia
168(6)
The Balance of Power in South Asia
174(6)
Policy Options
180(2)
Discussion Questions
182(1)
Suggested Readings
183(4)
7 China and Japan 187(24)
Japan: Partner or Rival?
188(4)
Trade and Investment
192(1)
Possibilities for Sino-Japanese Partnership
192(8)
Chinese Perceptions of Japan's Security Role
200(5)
The Pull of the Past in the Twenty-First Century
205(1)
China and Japan at the Crossroads
206(1)
Policy Options
207(2)
Discussion Questions
209(1)
Suggested Readings
209(2)
8 China in the Global Regime 211(40)
Peaceful Coexistence
211(3)
China, the United Nations, and Collective Security in the New Era
214(7)
Arms Control or Arms Races? Chinese Alternatives
221(4)
International Finance: The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
225(5)
International Trade: Open or Closed Systems?
230(4)
Dealing with the Environment
234(6)
Policy Options
240(6)
Discussion Questions
246(1)
Suggested Readings
246(5)
9 Alternative Scenarios 251(18)
China's Role in the Emerging International Security System
251(2)
China as a Regional Power
253(2)
China and the Third World
255(5)
China and the New World Order Redux: Problems and Solutions
260(4)
Policy Options
264(1)
Discussion Questions
265(1)
Suggested Readings
266(3)
Chronology of Most-Favored-Nation Status 269(4)
List of Acronyms 273(2)
Selected Websites 275(2)
Index 277(17)
About the Book 294

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