9780415468824

Rise of China: BeijingÆs Strategies and Implications for the Asia-Pacific

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415468824

  • ISBN10:

    0415468825

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-01-29
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Despite the growing internal social unrest and disparity of economic development, the People#xE2;#xAC;"s Republic of China is the third largest world economy and the second largest defense spender. Showing no clear signs of slowing down, China#xE2;#xAC;"s rise is seen as both an opportunity and a challenge by the major world powers. This book examines every aspect of Beijing's strategies, ranging from political, economic and social challenges, to the Taiwan and Hong Kong issues, to the implications of these strategies in terms of China's place within the Asia Pacific, and indeed within the world system. Written by a stellar line-up of international contributors the book will appeal to students and scholars of Chinese politics, foreign policy, political economy and social policy, and China-watchers alike.

Table of Contents

Overview
The Rise of China: An Overall Assessment
China's Grand Strategy of "Peaceful Rise": A Prelude to a New Cold War?
The Domestic Origin of China's Rise and Its International Impact: The Party-State Developmental Syndicate
Domestic Consequences: Social Unrest and Economic Challenges
Growing Social Unrest and Emergent Protest Groups in China
China's Economic Development and Its Challenges
External Strategies to Asia-Pacific and Implications
China's Policies towards the Asia-Pacific Region: Changing Perceptions of Self and Changing Others' Perceptions of China?
The Rise of China and Territorial Disputes
China's Policies toward the SCO and ARF: Implications for the Asia-Pacific Region
Regional Reactions to China's Rise
America's Perspective on China's Rise
Japan's Views on the Rise of China and Its Implications: Bureaucratic Interests and Political Choices
Beijing's Strategy and Implications for India
The Rise of China and Implications for Southeast Asia: A Philippine Perspective
Hong Kong Citizens' Evaluations of the "One Country, Two Systems" Practice: Assessing the Role of Political Support for China
A Rising China and Hu Jintao's Taiwan Policies
Glossary
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