China has become an enthusiastic supporter of and contributor to UN peacekeeping. Is China’s participation in peacekeeping likely to strengthen the current international peacekeeping regime by China’s adopting of the international norms of peacekeeping? Or, on the contrary, is it likely to alter...
Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge
An Introduction, 2nd Edition
This updated and expanded new edition of Chinese Foreign Policy examines the patterns of engagement with various domestic and international actors that have shaped Beijing’s foreign policy since the Cold War. It explores a series of ongoing questions and trends, as well as offering an in-depth look...
Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge
Adaptation and the Reinvention of Legitimacy
As the Chinese Communist Party continues to move away from socialism, it faces a growing number of challenges to the claim that it represents the sole legitimate governing body in China. In order to reaffirm itself as the most effective force for keeping the...
Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge
Alternate Paths to Global Power
Series: Asian Security Studies
China has shifted its foreign policy from one that avoided engagement in international organizations to one that is now embracing them. These moves present a new challenge to international relations theory. How will the global community be affected by the engagement of this massive global power...
Published September 20th 2007 by Routledge