Title

Introduction : the re-emerging China and its implications in East Asia and beyond

Document Type

Journal article

Source Publication

China: An International Journal

Publication Date

8-1-2014

Volume

12

Issue

2

First Page

3

Last Page

13

Abstract

The discourse on China’s rise and its implications for the world has attracted wide international interest and equally intense scholarly debates. While earlier studies predominantly focused on big-power relations, the “China threat” theory, military expansion and collective containment, another body of literature has grown in recent years that broaches new topics, such as soft power, public diplomacy, and new tides of emigration and their impacts on the realisation of China’s strategic ambitions. The proliferation of disciplinary approaches and focal points involved in these debates is reminiscent of the multifaceted dimensions of China’s rise, a prominent global phenomenon that has far greater implications than the country’s deeper involvement in global governance, the worrisome increase in its defence budget, or its rapid economic expansion.

Print ISSN

02197472

Publisher Statement

Access to external full text or publisher's version may require subscription.

Full-text Version

Publisher’s Version

Recommended Citation

Mok, J. K.-H., & He, A. J. (2014). Introduction: The re-emerging China and its implications in East Asia and beyond. China: An International Journal, 12(2), 3-13.