Hard and Soft Dimensions of a Rising Power
ANDREW SCOBELL AND MARYLENA MANTAS, EDITORS
2014 · 200 pages
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This book is one of a series of publications released by the Academy of Political Science on timely subjects of special importance in the fields of public and international affairs. China’s Great Leap Outward: Hard and Soft Dimensions of a Rising Power brings together essays with material that explores China’s economic and military expansion in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as the core principles and motivations that guide China’s growing influence in Latin America and Africa. We hope that the book, published both electronically and in print, will enlighten the ongoing debate over the future direction of Chinese foreign policy, both economic and military.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Demetrios James Caraley
PART I: OVERVIEW
The China Card: Playing Politics with Sino-American Relations
Peter Trubowitz and Jungkun Seo
PART II: HARD POWER
China's Porous Protectionism: The Changing Political Economy of Trade Policy
China Invests in Myanmar: The Political Fallout of “Going Out” Next Door
Dragon Watching its Tail: China’s Evolving Engagement Strategy in Africa
Lyle Morris and Larry Hanauer
PART III: SOFT POWER
China and Taiwan: Balance of Rivalry with Weapons of Mass Democratization
Paper Tiger? Chinese Soft Power in East Asia
Gregory G. Holyk
A Hard Look at China’s Soft Power in Latin America
R. Evan Ellis
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