Global Giant: Is China Changing the Rules of the Game? by E. PausGlobal Giant: Is China Changing the Rules of the Game? by E. Paus

Global Giant: Is China Changing the Rules of the Game?

byE. Paus, P. Prime, J. Western

Paperback | July 14, 2009

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This volume contains essays from outsourcing experts that explore the current state China. The essays cover everything from China's rapidly increasing demand for imported energy to global warming to the question of whether China is or is not rapidly becoming a world class power in military, economic, and 'soft power' terms.
Author Eva Paus: Eva Paus is Professor of Economics and the Carol Hoffmann Collins Director of the Dorothy R. and Norman E. McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives at Mount Holyoke College, USA.
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Title:Global Giant: Is China Changing the Rules of the Game?Format:PaperbackDimensions:274 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.6 inPublished:July 14, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230615899

ISBN - 13:9780230615892

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Table of Contents

PART I: CONTEXT AND CONNECTIONS China Rising The 'Rise' of China PART II: THE CHINESE DRAGON: DOMESTIC CHALLENGES China's Political Trajectory The New Social and Economic Order in 21st Century China The Voracious Tiger PART III: UNDER THE CHINESE SHADOW China and the Terms of Trade Latin America and the Rise of China How China is Reshaping the Industrial Geography of South-East Asia PART IV: THE RISE OF CHINA Fuelling the Dragon China's Domestic Insecurity and its International Consequences Would There Be Two Tigers Living in the Same Mountain? The Geostrategic Implications of China's Rise for U.S.-China Relations Is China Rising?

Editorial Reviews

"In the large pantheon of rising China books this study stands out. Its principal strengths derive from the cast of contributors and the breadth of coverage in their chapters. The authors do not accept China's "rise" as either inevitable or necessarily positive. They enumerate multiple domestic challenges that constrict China's power potential; they examine the consequences of competition from China for other developing nations; and they identify potential areas of global competition with the United States. This is a thought-provoking, well reasoned, and informative study - of use to scholars, students, journalists, and policy makers alike." - David Shambaugh, George Washington University & The Brookings Institution"Global Giant provides an unusually comprehensive and sophisticated treatment of the internal challenges China faces as a consequence of its high economic growth, and of the questions it poses for developing countries and the current geopolitical constellation. Especially valuable is the book's analysis of China's economic policies as an alternative to the Washington Consensus. Specialists and non-specialists alike should read this important and timely book." - José Antonio Ocampo, Professor, Columbia University, former UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs and former Finance Minister of Colombia