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Engaging China : The Management of an Emerging Power - Alastair Iain Johnston

Engaging China

The Management of an Emerging Power

By: Alastair Iain Johnston (Editor), Robert S. Ross (Editor)

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Published: 26th August 1999
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Engaging China is one of the first books to look at the responses of major international powers to the recent economic growth of China. Anyone interested in the financial fortunes of the Asia-Pacific region cannot afford to ignore the rise of China as an economic power since the 1970s. Economic growth coupled with increased military capability and spreading nationalism have gradually enhanced Chinas international profile. In an interesting mix of the empirical and theoretical, case studies from United States, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia and Indonesia illustrate Chinas developing position in the Asia-Pacific.

..." a series of excellent chapters on various Asian countries' policies toward China... Information like this is hard to find and welcome whether one is teaching Chinese foreign policy or simply trying to understand China's environment... breaks news ground in its effort to measure China's level of participation in the international security regime and the impact of that participation on China's behavior. "Political Science Quarterly, Winter 2001-2002." ..."a sophisticated review of the history of the problems posed by emerging new powers.authors then examine the ways in which the Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, the United States, and major international institutions have each separately sought to engage China.." -Foreign Affairs "The book succeeds in presenting a varied and complex picture of policy approaches by various powers toward China....Johnston and Ross raise several challenging questions that will be contemplated by many in the years to come....a well-written book...."Engaging China makes an important contribution to our understandding of the various engagement strategies pursued by many countries....The book is informative and though-provoking and is a 'must-read' for policy makers and scholars in the West as well as in Asia." -Shiping Zheng, "University of Vermont

List of illustrationsp. vii
Notes on contributorsp. viii
Prefacep. xi
Managing the rise of great powers: history and theoryp. 1
Engaging China: the view from Koreap. 32
Terms of engagement: Taiwan's mainland policyp. 57
Indonesia's encounters with China and the dilemmas of engagementp. 87
Singapore: a time for economic and political engagementp. 109
Containment, engagement, or counter-dominance? Malaysia's response to the rise of Chinap. 129
Managing Chinese power: the view from Japanp. 152
Engagement in US China policyp. 176
The major multilateral economic institutions engage Chinap. 207
China's engagement with multilateral security institutionsp. 235
Conclusionp. 273
Indexp. 296
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ISBN: 9780415208413
ISBN-10: 0415208416
Series: Politics in Asia
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 26th August 1999
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1