International Relations of China
Description: To say that the rise of China has captured the popular attention is something ofan understatement. Hardly a day goes by without the publication of a new studythat confidently predicts China and rsquo;s future and ndash; be that a focus oninternal challenges and potential collapse, or China and rsquo;s rise toinevitable global dominance. This four-volume collection aim is to provide, in asingle resource, an overarching view of the totality of China and rsquo;s placein the world and ndash; where it came from, what forms it takes, how it isstudied, why it matters and where it is going.The four volumes are divided intothe key areas of perspectives, policies, relationships and issue. In this MajorWork the editors have created a carefully balanced collection of seminal work,contextualised by a new introductory essay, which seeks to bring to light theperspectives of key figures from both inside and outside of China.
Contents: VOLUME ONE: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVESChina and the US: Comparable Cases of '?Peaceful Rise'? - Barry Buzan andMichael CoxThe Development of International Relations Theory in China - Qin YaqingThe Tragedy of Offensive Realism: Classical Realism and the Rise of China -Jonathan KirshnerWill China's Rise Lead to War? - Charles GlaserThe Rise of Chinese Exceptionalism in International Relations - Feng ZhangInvocations of Chinese Traditions in International Relations - Gilbert RozmanIs China Becoming More Aggressive? A Neoclassical Realist Analysis - CamillaSÃ¸rensenChina in the North Korean Nuclear Crises: '?Interest' and '?Identity' in ForeignBehaviour - Hochul LeeExtract from The China Wave: Rise of a Civilizational State - Zhang WeiweiThe Power Strategy of Chinese Foreign Policy: Bringing Theoretical andComparative Studies Together - Chen Zhimin and Chang LuluThe Rise of China in Chinese Eyes - Yan XuetongInternational Relations Studies in China: History, Trends, and Prospects - DavidShambaughChina's Search for a Grand Strategy: A Rising Great Power Finds Its Way - WangJisiVOLUME TWO: MAKING FOREIGN POLICYChina's Global Activism: Strategy, Drivers, and Tools - Phillip SaundersPersonality, Ideology and Decisionmaking - Michael HuntThe Operational Code of Mao Zedong: Defensive or Offensive Realist? - HuiyunFengChina's Foreign- and Security-Policy Decision-Making Processes under Hu Jintao -Jean-Pierre CabestanThe Central Leadership, SupraministryÂ Coordinating Bodies, State Councilministries, and Party Departments - Lu NingChina's 'Quiet Diplomacyï¿½?: The International Department of theÂ ChineseCommunist Party - David ShambaughChina's Assertive Behaviour '? Part Three: The Role of the Military in ForeignPolicy - Michael SwaineBeyond Spy vs Spy: The Analytic Challenge of Understanding Chinese IntelligenceServices - Peter MattisDomestic Institutional Constraints on China's Leadership in East Asian EconomicCooperation Mechanisms - Margaret PearsonRedefining Foreign Policy Impulses toward Africa: The Roles of the MFA, theMOFCOM and China Exim Bank - Lucy CorkinChina's Foreign and Security Policy for Its Territorial Periphery - CarlaFreeman and Drew ThompsonChanging Media, Changing Foreign Policy in China - Susan ShirkChina's New Think Tanks: Where Officials, Entrepreneurs, and Scholars Interact -Cheng LiForeign Policy Implications of Chinese Nationalism Revisited: The Strident Turn- Â Suisheng ZhaoVOLUME THREE: CHINA AND 'TRADITIONALï¿½? PARTNERS '? THE DEVELOPED WORLD AND(SOUTH)EAST ASIAThe Rise of China and the Future of the West: Can the Liberal System Survive? -G. John IkenberryThe Gathering Storm: China's Challenge to US Power in Asia - John MearscheimerChina-Japan Relations in the Post-Koizumi Era: A Brightening Half-Decade? -Chien-Peng ChungChina's 'Two Koreas' Policy: Achievements and Contradictions - David HundtUnderstandi