The China Challenge Shaping the Choices of a Rising Power By : Thomas J. Christensen

The China Challenge Shaping the Choices of a Rising Power
Many see China s rise as a threat to U.S. leadership in Asia and beyond. Thomas J. Christensen argues instead that the real challenge lies in dissuading China from regional aggression while eliciting its global cooperation. Drawing on decades of scholarship and experience as a senior diplomat, Christensen offers a deep perspective on China s military and economic capacity. Assessing China s political outlook and strategic goals, Christensen shows how nationalism and the threat of domestic instability influence the party s decisions about regional and global affairs. If China obstructs international efforts to confront nuclear proliferation, civil conflicts, financial instability, and climate change, those efforts will likely fail; but if China merely declines to support such efforts, the problems will grow vastly more complicated.

Book Details

Number of Pages: 400 Pages
Bar Code: 9780393081138
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Ltd

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  • Author: Thomas J. Christensen
    Publication Date: 17/07/2015
    Binding: Hardcover
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