China in World Politics, 2nd ed.
304 pages, 6 x 9
21 b&w figures and tables
Release Date:15 Feb 2005

China in World Politics, 2nd ed.

Policies, Processes, Prospects

UBC Press

This fully revised and updated text introduces students toChina’s foreign policy, past and present, and the factors thatmay influence the country’s future policy agenda. Exploring thenew dynamics of China’s regional and international roles, theauthors outline the political, security, economic, and social issuesthe country faces in the emerging twenty-first century.

An ideal, thoughtfully crafted textbook, each chapter of Chinain World Politics familiarizes students with the Chinese frameworkfor analyzing the issues in question. Alternate policy choices aresuggested, along with supporting data for each course of action.Discussion and essay questions, as well as suggested readings and abibliography of internet resources, are also included.

Praise for the first edition

Faust and Kornberg’s book is a welcome addition to a field crowded by much more narrow and less balanced works ... provides an accessible guide to negotiating the difficult terrain of Chinese foreign policy. Randy Kluver, China Information

A comprehensive review of the past, present, and future foreign relations of China. George P. Jan, China Review International
Judith F. Kornberg is Dean of the School of Continuingand Professional Studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology.John R. Faust is Professor Emeritus of PoliticalScience at Eastern Illinois University and research associate at theEastern Illinois Public Policy Institute.

List of Tables and Figures


New Ideologies in the 21st Century

Chinese Politics and Ideology

The Ascendency of Adam Smith over Karl Marx

China and Russia

China and the United States

China and Its Asian Neighbours

China and Japan

China in the Global Regime

Alternative Scenarios

Chronology of Most-Favored-Nation Status

List of Acronyms

Selected Websites


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