Charmed or alarmed? Reading China's regional relations

Beeson, Mark and Li, Fujian (2012) Charmed or alarmed? Reading China's regional relations. Journal of Contemporary China, 21 73: 35-51. doi:10.1080/10670564.2012.627664


Author Beeson, Mark
Li, Fujian
Title Charmed or alarmed? Reading China's regional relations
Journal name Journal of Contemporary China   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1067-0564
1469-9400
Publication date 2012-01
Year available 2011
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/10670564.2012.627664
Volume 21
Issue 73
Start page 35
End page 51
Total pages 17
Place of publication Abingdon, United Kingdom
Publisher Routledge
Collection year 2012
Language eng
Abstract China has rapidly re-emerged as a major regional power in East Asia. Although this represents a return to a long-established historical pattern, the ability of China's political elites to reassure nervous neighbours about the implications of its rise will be a major test of its evolving and increasingly sophisticated foreign policies. In this paper we focus primarily on China's regional engagement strategies, detailing the way such initiatives are understood in China, and the way they are received elsewhere. We focus primarily on the political and economic impacts of China's policies, and briefly consider their reception in Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia. We highlight the different dynamics and issues that China's policymakers must consider in each area, and suggest that despite some difficulties and tensions, on balance, China's policies are proving surprisingly effective.
Keyword Asia
Investment
Trade
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ
Additional Notes Available online: 8 December 2011.

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