Post Tagged with: "China"

Testing the Waters in the South China Sea

Testing the Waters in the South China Sea

Reactions to US operations in the South China Sea demonstrate that China and the United States seem to have established a working protocol for issues they disagree on

Strategic Uncertainty and the Regional Security Order in East Asia

Strategic Uncertainty and the Regional Security Order in East Asia

Chinese and American intentions constitutes the two fundamental uncertainties that will shape regional security in East Asia.

Image by Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Interview – Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Wasserstrom talks about China’s shifting place in the world given its political history, economics, foreign policy and the continued need for research in this field.

The Geopolitics of Religious Performance in Twenty-First Century Taiwan

The Geopolitics of Religious Performance in Twenty-First Century Taiwan

Through a local symbol of resistance, Taiwanese people can feel capable of ‘resisting’ Chinese domination: a parallel with Nazha’s resistance to his father’s authority.

Using Hybridized Teaching Methodologies in China

Using Hybridized Teaching Methodologies in China

In a system over-reliant on rote learning and inefficient testing and engagement, a hybrid approach fusing Western and Eastern methods offers a better path.

Image by Sam Breach

The “New Type of Major Power Relations”: A New Normal in Sino-US Ties

Political, economic and military conditions make a direct clash between the two powers possible, yet there are also constraints on all levels impeding on this.

China and the ‘Thucydides Trap’

China and the ‘Thucydides Trap’

China’s rise may be bringing an end to the Gramscian notion of western hegemony and thereby creating a new kind of balance of power.

Image by Peter Mackey

The “Peace” in China’s Peaceful Rise

The rise of China as a significant player in international politics is viewed with suspicion, and questions emerge whether it will challenge the hegemony of the U.S.

Review – The Improbable War

Review – The Improbable War

While Coker fails to fully assess Chinese ‘soft power’ and potential involvement in proxy war, this persuasive book is likely to shape US opinion on policy towards China.

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: An Historical Perspective

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: An Historical Perspective

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization marks a shift in Russia’s politics and changes the role of China in the region, as it seeks to play a leading role in the world.

Interview – Popo Fan

Interview – Popo Fan

Popo Fan discusses the history and development of Chinese queer film, recent changes in China’s LBGT community, and the dangers posed by the Foreign NGO Management Law.

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