Japan's Security Relations with China since 1989: From balancing to bandwagoning?, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Japan's Security Relations with China since 1989

From balancing to bandwagoning?, 1st Edition

By Reinhard Drifte

Routledge

264 pages

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Japan's Security Relations with China since 1989 raises the crucial question of whether Japan's political leadership which is still preoccupied with finding a new political constellation and with overcoming a deep economic crisis is able to handle such a complex policy in the face of an increasingly assertive China and a US alliance partner with strong swings between engaging and containing China's power. This study of the highly topical bilateral relationship will be of great interest to students and researchers in Japanese and Chinese Studies, Politics, International Relations and Security Studies.

Table of Contents

Preface List of tables List of abbreviations INTRODUCTION Chapter I Japanese-Chinese relations under Cold War conditions Chapter II The Rise of traditional and non-traditional security concerns Part I The background of China's security policies Part II Japan's emerging traditional security concerns about China Part III Non-traditional security concerns Part IV International and domestic changes and Japan's China debate Chapter III Between power balancing and enmeshment policies Part I Military and political power balancing Part 2 Political and economic enmeshment A. Bilateral and multilateral security dialogues B. Economic enmeshment Chapter IV The dynamics of engagement CONCLUSIONS

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General