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The China Threat

Perceptions, Myths and Reality, 1st Edition

Edited by Ian Storey, Herbert Yee


360 pages

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pub: 2002-04-11
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This book examines perceptions of the 'China Threat', and governments' policies in response to this perceived threat in a wide range of countries, including the United States, Russia, Europe, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, India, Pakistan, and countries in the Middle East. Perceptions of the Chinese themselves are also looked at, the current security concerns and policies of each country are examined in detail, especially the policy of engagement, and future prospects for relations with China are assessed.


'The overall high standard of the chapters makes the volume worthwhile reading for those interested in Chinese foreign policy.' - Journal of Contemporary Asia

About the Editors

Herbert Yee is Professor of Politics and International Relations at the Hong Kong Baptist University. His research interests are China's foreign policy, political culture, political development and national minorities. Ian Storey is a Lecturer in Defence Studies at Deakin University, Geelong, Australia. His research interests include Asia-Pacific defence and security issues, international relations and ASEAN-China relations.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General