The fast-developing relationship between China and Europe has become one of the most important in international affairs. China-Europe Relations takes an innovative and insightful look at this phenomenon, examining:
The most systematic and comprehensive study on the subject to date, written by a stellar team of international contributors from China, Europe and the US, China-Europe Relations will appeal to students, academics and policy makers alike who are interested in international relations, comparative foreign policy and Chinese and European politics.
Part 1: Introduction 1. Introduction David Shambaugh, Eberhard Sandschneider and Zhou Hong Part 2: Historical Context 2. The Sino-European Encounter: Historical Influences on Contemporary Relations Michael Yahuda Part 3: Europe’s Approaches to China 3. Chinese Studies in Europe Kjeld Erik Brodsgaard 4. It’s the System that Matters: Institutionalization and Making EU Policy Towards China Franco Algieri 5. The Taiwan Issue in China-Europe Relations: An Irritant More than Leverage Jean-Pierre Cabestan Part 4: China’s Approaches to Europe 6. European Studies in China Dai Bingran 7. China Eyes Europe’s Role in the World: Real Convergence or Cognitive Dissonance? David Shambaugh 8. Chinese Perceptions of the EU and the Sino-European Relationship Zhu Liqun 9. China’s View of European Integration and Enlargement Song Xinning Part 5: China-Europe Commercial Relations 10. Europe’s Commercial Relations with China Robert Ash 11. China’s Commercial Relations with Europe Zhang Zuqian Part 6: China and Europe in a Global Context 12. The EU and China in the Global System Volker Stanzel 13. The United States and the China-Europe Relationship Gill Bates 14. China-EU-U.S. Relations: Shaping a Constructive Future Ruan Zongze Part 7: Conclusion and Outlook 15. From Honeymoon to Marriage: Prospects for the China-Europe Relationship David Shambaugh, Eberhard Sandschneider and Zhou Hong