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Author Kassenova, Nargis, author

Title How China's foreign aid fosters social bonds with Central Asian ruling elites / Nargis Kassenova
Published Washington, DC : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2022


Description 1 online resource (35 pages)
Contents Summary. -- Introduction. -- China's tradition of gift giving. -- Foreign aid as gift giving. -- Foreign aid with "Chinese Characteristics". -- China's foreign aid to Central Asia. -- A two-way street. -- Implications and lessons
Summary The marriage of material gifts to interpersonal elite social bonds is a distinctive feature of China’s approach to Central Asia—one that resonates with local traditions and practices. This characteristic contrasts starkly with the approach preferred by the transatlantic West, which has tended to anchor its engagement with Central Asia in political norms and principles
Notes "December 2022"--Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 29-35)
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF cover page (Carnegie Endowment, viewed December 15, 2022)
Subject Economic assistance, Chinese -- Asia, Central -- Strategic aspects
Diplomatic relations
SUBJECT China -- Foreign relations -- Asia, Central
Asia, Central -- Foreign relations -- China
Subject Central Asia
Form Electronic book
Author Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, publisher.