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Title China in the era of Xi Jinping : domestic and foreign policy challenges / Robert S. Ross and Jo Inge Bekkevold, editors
Published Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 306 pages) : illustrations, charts
Contents Timeline of the People's Republic of China -- Introduction : China's new leadership in domestic and international politics / Jo Inge Bekkevold and Robert S. Ross -- Part I. Domestic challenges for the Chinese leadership. China's fifth generation leaders : characteristics of the new elite and pathways to leadership / Bo Zhiyue -- The development of China's formal political structures / Zheng Yongnian and Weng Cuifen -- The challenges of economic growth and reform / Barry Naughton -- The challenges of stability and legitimacy / Joseph Fewsmith -- Part II. International challenges to rising China. Xi Jinping's grand strategy : from vision to implementation / Chen Gang and Stig Stenslie -- Domestic actors and the fragmentation of China's foreign policy / Linda Jakobson -- China's rise and international regimes : does China seek to overthrow global norms? / Andrew J. Nathan -- China's rise and economic interdependence / Helge Hveem and T.J. Pempel -- Xi Jinping and the challenges to Chinese security / Mingjiang Li and Robert S. Ross -- Conclusion : new leaders, stronger China, harder choices / Jo Inge Bekkevold and Robert S. Ross
Summary Xi Jinping became general secretary of the Communist Party of China in 2013, taking his leadership role at a time of continuing economic expansion and military modernization that seem destined to make China a superpower. Xi has become China's most powerful and popular leader since Mao, and his vision of the "Chinese dream" of "great renewal" does not seem like an empty political slogan. But the image of China's meteoric rise masks some problems that are simmering both at home and abroad. This book will examine the prospects for China's continuing rise but also the emergent and unintended consequences posed by China's domestic transformation and international assertiveness. The three most urgent and interrelated domestic challenges facing China's leaders are sustaining economic growth, fighting corruption, and maintaining social stability. In foreign policy, its neighbors and the United States have questions about what China wants and whether it will be a revisionist state or be content with most aspects of the status quo. There is also concern that nationalist pressures within China may put domestic pressure on foreign policy
Notes "This volume is the result of the conference on China's rise and its fifth generation leaders hosted by the Centre for Asian Security Studies at the Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies in Oslo, May 2013"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Xi, Jinping.
China -- Economic conditions -- 2000- -- Congresses.
China -- Economic policy -- 2000- -- Congresses.
China -- Foreign relations -- 21st century -- Congresses.
China -- Politics and government -- 2002- -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Bekkevold, Jo Inge, editor
Ross, Robert S., 1954- editor
ISBN 1626162999 (electronic bk.)
9781626162990 (electronic bk.)