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China as a Rising World Power and its Response to 'Globalization'

1st Edition

Edited by Ronald C. Keith


134 pages

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The People's Republic of China (PRC) is a newly emerging world power, and yet is still a developing state that must deal with the liabilities and opportunities of globalization. While integrating with the world economy, the PRC has had to articulate a newly defined role for itself as a world power. Moving beyond limited historical confines of bilateral relations with states in the Asia Pacific region, the PRC is developing a new perspective and arguably more sophisticated policy to deal with the changing international relations agendas of free trade, human rights, and security and economic cooperation.

This volume was previously published as a special issue of the Review of International Affairs.


'The ideas serve as a useful warning against the simplistic version of a high tide Chinese liberalism and its convergence with a global model.' - The China Journal

About the Editor

Ronald C. Keith is Professor and head, Department of Political Science, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is a frequent contributor to The China Quarterly, and his book titles include The Diplomacy of Zhou Enlai, and Law and Justice in China's New Marketplace (with Zhiqiu Lin).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Asia / China
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies