China s Crisis Behavior Book

China s Crisis Behavior


  • Author : Kai He
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-07
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 186
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107141988

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China s Crisis Behavior Excerpt :

The first study to systematically analyse the patterns of China's foreign policy crisis behaviour after the Cold War.

India and the China Crisis Book

India and the China Crisis


  • Author : Steven A. Hoffmann
  • Publisher : University of California Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-20
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN 10 : 9780520301726

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India and the China Crisis Excerpt :

The earliest accounts of the Sino-Indian boundary dispute cast India as the victim of Chinese betrayal and expansionism, but a more favorable image of China vis-a-vis India has appeared since the 1970s. Since then, China has been portrayed as the victim of India's self-righteous intransigence, with the 1962 India-China war occurring because China was provoked into practicing a justifiable form of realpolitik. These two seemingly irreconcilable academic schools of thought still exist. In this case study of India's decision-making between the years of 1959 and 1963, the critical first years of its border conflict with China, Steven A. Hoffmann takes an important step in reconciling the conflicting views of the crisis and of the ascribed reasons for the war that ensued in 1962. Drawing on interviews with Indian officials, military officers, and political leaders and on memoirs and other sources gathered during concentrated research in India, England, and North America between 1983 and 1986, the author provides previously unknown material on the perceptions and realities of Indian decision making. A model for international crisis behavior, as proposed by Michael Brecher, is used to help establish a balanced treatment of information and offer insights into such questions as why India and China both failed to understand one another's frontier psychologies and strategies, and why the Nehru government did not succeed in managing the conflict. This richly detailed and carefully researched approach is invaluable in this time when India and China are once again exploring ways to establish a solid relationship. This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press’s mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title wa

China s Crisis Management Book

China s Crisis Management


  • Author : Chae-ho Chŏng
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 151
  • ISBN 10 : 0415677807

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China s Crisis Management Excerpt :

"This book presents a comprehensive overview of crisis management in China. It considers economic, political and military crises, and also natural disasters and public health problems. In each area it considers the nature of potential crises and their possible effects, and the degree to which China is prepared to cope with crises."--Publisher's description.

Toxic Politics Book

Toxic Politics


  • Author : Yanzhong Huang
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-15
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : 9781108841917

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Toxic Politics Excerpt :

China's deepening health crisis reveals the fragility of the party-state and undercuts China's ability to project influence internationally.

China and the Global Financial Crisis Book

China and the Global Financial Crisis


  • Author : Jean-Pierre Cabestan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-11-27
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136295942

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China and the Global Financial Crisis Excerpt :

This book examines China’s response to the 2007-2008 global financial crisis, and the resulting new status acquired by China within the international economy. It considers the things China did to weather the crisis, discussing the stimulus package put in place by China and how China’s banks coped, but above all examines the measures which countries outside China look to China to put in place in order to better encourage and secure world-wide economic recovery, measures such as currency revaluation, tax reform and greater stimulation of domestic demand. The book contrasts China’s response to the crisis, and China’s increasingly central role in the world economy, with the responses of the European Union. The book also assesses China’s increasingly important regional role, in particular its dialogue with the new Japanese government, and China’s positioning towards Southeast Asia, and also discusses the growth of Chinese foreign direct investment.

China s Crisis Management Book

China s Crisis Management


  • Author : Associate Professor Department of International Relations Jae Ho Chung
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-03-01
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136634529

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China s Crisis Management Excerpt :

"This book presents a comprehensive overview of crisis management in China. It considers economic, political and military crises, and also natural disasters and public health problems. In each area it considers the nature of potential crises and their possible effects, and the degree to which China is prepared to cope with crises."--Publisher's description.

Learning from SARS Book
Score: 3.5
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Learning from SARS


  • Author : Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2004-04-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 0309182158

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Learning from SARS Excerpt :

The emergence of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in late 2002 and 2003 challenged the global public health community to confront a novel epidemic that spread rapidly from its origins in southern China until it had reached more than 25 other countries within a matter of months. In addition to the number of patients infected with the SARS virus, the disease had profound economic and political repercussions in many of the affected regions. Recent reports of isolated new SARS cases and a fear that the disease could reemerge and spread have put public health officials on high alert for any indications of possible new outbreaks. This report examines the response to SARS by public health systems in individual countries, the biology of the SARS coronavirus and related coronaviruses in animals, the economic and political fallout of the SARS epidemic, quarantine law and other public health measures that apply to combating infectious diseases, and the role of international organizations and scientific cooperation in halting the spread of SARS. The report provides an illuminating survey of findings from the epidemic, along with an assessment of what might be needed in order to contain any future outbreaks of SARS or other emerging infections.

The Long Game Book
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The Long Game


  • Author : Rush Doshi
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-11
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780197527870

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The Long Game Excerpt :

For more than a century, no US adversary or coalition of adversaries - not Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, or the Soviet Union - has ever reached sixty percent of US GDP. China is the sole exception, and it is fast emerging into a global superpower that could rival, if not eclipse, the United States. What does China want, does it have a grand strategy to achieve it, and what should the United States do about it? In The Long Game, Rush Doshi draws from a rich base of Chinese primary sources, including decades worth of party documents, leaked materials, memoirs by party leaders, and a careful analysis of China's conduct to provide a history of China's grand strategy since the end of the Cold War. Taking readers behind the Party's closed doors, he uncovers Beijing's long, methodical game to displace America from its hegemonic position in both the East Asia regional and global orders through three sequential "strategies of displacement." Beginning in the 1980s, China focused for two decades on "hiding capabilities and biding time." After the 2008 Global Financial Crisis, it became more assertive regionally, following a policy of "actively accomplishing something." Finally, in the aftermath populist elections of 2016, China shifted to an even more aggressive strategy for undermining US hegemony, adopting the phrase "great changes unseen in century." After charting how China's long game has evolved, Doshi offers a comprehensive yet asymmetric plan for an effective US response. Ironically, his proposed approach takes a page from Beijing's own strategic playbook to undermine China's ambitions and strengthen American order without competing dollar-for-dollar, ship-for-ship, or loan-for-loan.

State and Society in 21st Century China Book

State and Society in 21st Century China


  • Author : Peter Hays Gries
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2004-08-02
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134321261

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State and Society in 21st Century China Excerpt :

Written by a team of leading China scholars, this book explores the dynamics of state power and legitimation in twenty-first century China, and the implications of changing state-society relations for the future viability of the People's Republic. Key subjects covered include: the legitimacy of the Communist Party state-society relations ethnic and religious resistance rural and urban contention nationalism popular and youth culture prospects for democracy.

Participation and Interaction Book

Participation and Interaction


  • Author : Jinjun Zhao
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 279
  • ISBN 10 : 9781938134043

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Participation and Interaction Excerpt :

This book selects the most outstanding journal articles from the Chinese version of Foreign Affairs Review written by prestigious Chinese scholars in recent years. The articles focus on analysis of foreign affairs issues which are of relevance to China, and provide insightful perspectives on China's diplomacy and international system. The scope of the book is broad, including both theoretical insights and solid case studies. It covers recent hotspots in practice, like public participation in China's diplomacy, safety issues of overseas Chinese, and concepts of Chinese diplomacy like "People First," as well as case studies on historical events or long-term practices like analysis of China's crisis diplomacy decision-making in the post-Cold War era, China's cooperation with UNESCO, etc. The book provides fresh and insightful articles from Chinese perspectives, which will benefit international readers who are interested in China's diplomacy, foreign affairs and international relations.

China and the Belt and Road Initiative Book

China and the Belt and Road Initiative


  • Author : Young-Chan Kim
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-01-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 310
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030861223

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China and the Belt and Road Initiative Excerpt :

This book offers critical insights into the China-led Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) from an EU perspective. It analyzes the political, cultural, and diplomatic effectiveness of Xi's efforts to expand socio-cultural ties and build new trade corridors between Europe and the Far East, and sheds light on the lasting success and influence of China-led economic programs. The book is divided into three parts. The first part provides an overview of the various dimensions of the BRI initiative, including the challenges and opportunities of the EU-China trade relationship, China's geopolitical interests, and foreign policy approaches. The second part analyzes BRI cooperation from the perspective of the business sector, while the third part presents case studies that examine the impacts and responses of various European countries to the BRI.

Liberalism 2 0 and the Rise of China Book

Liberalism 2 0 and the Rise of China


  • Author : David Tyfield
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-05
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317565390

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Liberalism 2 0 and the Rise of China Excerpt :

What can we do in this period of historic, global turbulence? Mainstream narratives have no plausible account of how to stop exacerbating the multiple, overlapping challenges; much less begin to address them meaningfully. The only thing everyone agrees is innovation will be needed. But what is innovation? Usually, it is understood as new technologies that will ‘solve’ specific ‘problems’ – and, it is hoped, return life to a ‘business as usual’ of progress in individual freedom and wealth. But innovation is a thoroughly social process with profound implications for the arrangement of power in a society, hence shaping the emergence of new social systems. Exploring evidence from the key arenas of low-carbon innovation, including in the pivotal location of a rising China, this book describes the global systemic crisis of a neoliberal world order and the embryonic emergence of an alternative global power regime of a ‘liberalism 2.0’. This augurs both a web 2.0-based revitalization of the classical liberalism of the nineteenth century and new Dickensian inequalities and injustices. Against hopes that the present is a ‘revolutionary’ moment, therefore, political engagement with this emerging power regime is thus presented as the most productive strategy for a progressive twenty-first century politics.

Managing Sino American Crises Book

Managing Sino American Crises


  • Author : Michael D. Swaine
  • Publisher : Carnegie Endowment
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 518
  • ISBN 10 : 0870032283

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Managing Sino American Crises Excerpt :

"Sensitivities and suspicions between Washington and Beijing have heightened as China's global power and influence have grown. Chinese and American officials and participants in past confrontations, and scholars from both countries explore the changing features of crisis behavior and their implications for defusing future encounters"--Provided by publisher.

Living with China Book

Living with China


  • Author : S. Tang
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2009-06-22
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230622623

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Living with China Excerpt :

Although much ink has been used debating China's rise and its implications for Asia and beyond, few have considered how its neighbors have been living with a rising China. This book fills that vacuum.