The Routledge Series on the Belt and Road Initiative publishes peer-reviewed scholarly contributions in the wider context of International Relations, International Political Economy, Global Governance, Security, Geopolitics, and Geo-economy.
The series offers a venue for monographs and edited volumes making substantial contributions to the ongoing debate on the origin, processes and impacts of China’s BRI. Examining the related tools of diplomacy, trade, investment, finance and security and their impact on countries, regions, continents, global governance, security, international and multilateral institutions, the series draws together key thinking on the BRI as it continues to development and forge links around the world.
If you would like to submit a book proposal to the series, please contact the Editor in Chief, Mehdi P. Amineh( [email protected]), or the Publisher for Asian Studies at Routledge, Stephanie Rogers ([email protected]).
Editor-in-Chief: Mehdi P. Amineh, Department of Political Science, University of Amsterdam, and International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden, The Netherlands.
Editorial Board: Shaun Breslin, University of Warwick, UK; David S. G. Goodman, University of Sydney, Australia; Tjalling Halbertsma, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Netherlands; Alicia Garcia Herrero, Naxtis, Hong Kong; Carolyn L. Hsu, Colgate University, USA; Linda Li, City University Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Janet Xuanli Liao, University of Dundee, UK; Colin Mackerras, Griffith University, Australia; Philippe Peycam, International Institute for Asian Studies, The Netherlands; Penelope Prime, Georgia State University, USA; Laurids Sandager, Roskilde University, Denmark; Shigeto Sonoda, University of Tokyo, Japan; Robert Sutter, George Washington University, USA; Wang Yongzhong, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China; Xu Xiujun, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China; Yang Guang, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China; Zhang Yuyan, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China; Zheng Yongnian, NUS, Singapore
China’s Communication of the Belt and Road Initiative Silk Road and Infrastructure Narratives
Hong Kong Professional Services and the Belt and Road Initiative Challenges for Co-evolving Sustainability
By Mario Esteban, Yue Lin
July 21, 2023
This book explores the relationship between China and international norms through the lens of The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Presenting seven case studies, this book highlights China’s stances toward international norms that govern different international issues. The case studies reveal that ...
By Carolijn van Noort
May 31, 2023
This book examines how China’s international political communication of the Belt and Road Initiative comprises narratives about infrastructure and the Silk Road. By carefully selecting infrastructure modalities and Silk Road representations, it is argued that China’s aesthetic production of the ...
By Linda Chelan Li, Phyllis Lai Lan Mo
March 03, 2023
This book scrutinizes the role of Hong Kong in the expansive, and contested, vision of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). In two main parts, it first discusses the defining features of the BRI and the evolving expectations of the role of Hong Kong in the BRI from the perspectives of policy ...
By David Arase, Pedro Miguel Amakasu Raposo de Medeiros Carvalho
November 11, 2022
This book examines the progress and reception of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in key subregions of Asia, Africa and Europe. Through its exploration of the patchwork of distinctive sub regions of each continent, the book analyses how well the BRI accommodates sub regional variation as it ...
By Mehdi Parvizi Amineh
July 12, 2022
This book analyzes the origins and the impacts of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) on diplomacy, economy (trade, investment, finance), and security among selected host countries and regions in Asia, Africa, and the European Union. By examining the geopolitical economy of BRI activities, it ...