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China's Security Interests in the 21st Century

By Russell Ong

Routledge – 2007 – 158 pages

Series: Routledge Security in Asia Series

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Description

The collapse of communism in Europe, the quest for economic security and the War on Terror have all affected China's view of security matters. Ong provides a comprehensive study of the new policy and security challenges China faces in the coming years. Covering all of China's current security interests and concerns, this remarkable book includes chapters on Chinese concepts of security, the role of the United States, and regional tensions including the Korean peninsula, Japan, Taiwan, and China’s quest for ‘great power’ status.

Contents

Introduction

The Chinese Concept of Seucrity

The Threat of ‘Peaceful Evolution’

Perceptions of US Unilateralism

The Korean Peninsula

The Rise of Japan

Central Asia

Drive to Great Power Status

Conclusion

Bibliography

Author Bio

Dr Russell Ong is Lecturer in Chinese politics at the University of Manchester and a research associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. His research interests lie in international security, international relations of Asia and Chinese foreign policy.

Name: China's Security Interests in the 21st Century (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Russell Ong. The collapse of communism in Europe, the quest for economic security and the War on Terror have all affected China's view of security matters. Ong provides a comprehensive study of the new policy and security challenges China faces in the coming...
Categories: Chinese Studies, Chinese Politics, Asian Studies, Security Studies - Military & Strategic, International Relations, Security Studies - Pol & Intl Relns