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Comprising 60.3 percent of the world's 7.2 billion population, Asia is an enigma to many in the West. Hugely dynamic in its demographic, economic, technological and financial development, its changes are as rapid as they are diverse. The SAGE Handbook of Asian Foreign Policy provides the reader with a clear, balanced and comprehensive overview on Asia's foreign policy and accompanying theoretical trends. Placing the diverse and dynamic substance of Asia's international relations first, and bringing together an authoritative assembly of contributors from across the world, this is a reliable introduction to non-Western intellectual traditions in Asia. VOLUME 1: PART 1: Theories; PART 2: Themes; PART 3: Transnational Politics; PART 4: Domestic Politics; PART 5; Transnational Economics. VOLUME 2: PART 6: Foreign Policies of Asian States; Part 6a: East Asia; Part 6b: Southeast Asia; Part 6c: South & Central Asia; Part 7: Offshore Actors; Part 8: Bilateral Issues; Part 9: Comparison of Asian Sub-Regions.

Chinese Foreign Policy under Xi Jinping
Chinese foreign policy under Xi Jinping
Kerry Brown

Since the symbolic moment when China overtook the Japanese economy to be ranked the world's second largest in 2010, the country has entered into an era of what can only be called that of ‘great expectations’. The leadership style of Xi Jinping, Party secretary since November 2012, and President from 2013, in tone and manner seem to capture this. Since 2013, up to 2017, he travelled overseas 27 times, to 56 countries.1 This is unprecedented for any Chinese leader, at any period in the country's history. That the national leader has taken so much time and effort ...

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