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The US vs China: Asia's New Cold War?

Jude Woodward

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526121998
eISBN:
9781526128652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121998.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book addresses the most important question in geopolitics today – the future of the relations between the US and China. Concerned that the economic rise of China would lead it to challenge the ... More


Mega-events, globalisation and urban legacy: events in China in the early twenty-first century

Maurice Roche

in Mega-Events and Social Change: Spectacle, Legacy and Public Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117083
eISBN:
9781526128416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117083.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The contemporary period of globalisation involves various economic and other ‘global shifts’ from Western to non-Western societies. This chapter explores the idea that these deeper social changes are ... More


Transition to tea

Angela McCarthy and T.M. Devine

in Tea and Empire: James Taylor in Victorian Ceylon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119056
eISBN:
9781526128201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119056.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Ceylon was a latecomer to the global trade in tea. When James Taylor began his experimental attempts at planting in the later 1860s, the two dominant suppliers to the international market were China ... More


Globalising Ceylon tea

Angela McCarthy and T.M. Devine

in Tea and Empire: James Taylor in Victorian Ceylon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119056
eISBN:
9781526128201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119056.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines Ceylon’s advantages in tea cultivation and why it was able to compete so effectively alongside India against the traditional hegemony of China in the British tea market. It pays ... More


Introduction: America’s Pacific century?

Jude Woodward

in The US vs China: Asia's New Cold War?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526121998
eISBN:
9781526128652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121998.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter outlines the US shift in foreign policy to focus on Asia and China and the reasons for it. It considers the degree and speed with which China is catching up with the US ... More


China: a doomed and distorted growth model?

Jude Woodward

in The US vs China: Asia's New Cold War?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526121998
eISBN:
9781526128652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121998.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

China’s advance towards overtaking the US economy has taken place at such speed that it has taken most observers by surprise. At the same time, with contemporary China only just beginning to appear ... More


Can China rise peacefully?

Jude Woodward

in The US vs China: Asia's New Cold War?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526121998
eISBN:
9781526128652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121998.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The case that China must be contained rests on the premise that it is – or is about to – engage in a coercive expansion of its influence in ‘Central Asia, the South China Sea, the internet and outer ... More


America’s exceptional empire

Jude Woodward

in The US vs China: Asia's New Cold War?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526121998
eISBN:
9781526128652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121998.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Obama administration announced in 2010 that the US would make a strategic foreign policy turn towards Asia i.e. China. This chapter shows that the discussion on this policy in the US is framed by ... More


Russia: facing west or east

Jude Woodward

in The US vs China: Asia's New Cold War?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526121998
eISBN:
9781526128652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121998.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews US-China-Russia relations in the post-war period, and considers how recent developments affect prospects for the US ‘pivot’. It explains why those driving US foreign policy ... More


The USS Taiwan?

Jude Woodward

in The US vs China: Asia's New Cold War?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526121998
eISBN:
9781526128652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121998.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the developing relations between Taiwan and Mainland China. After a post-war history that pitted them as rival governments of China, despite both sides having to abandon the ... More


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