This edited collection provides a synthetic analysis of the rise of contemporary China and its impact on the current global system from a range of Asian and Western perspectives. Highlighting Taiwanese and Japanese viewpoints, the book considers a macro, integrated vision of the rise of China and examines the vital cultural factors which link domestic politics and foreign policy in the Sino-Japanese relationship. The book addresses key policy matters, such as the internationalization of the Chinese currency and Arctic diplomacy, and provides a key reference on contemporary Chinese foreign policy and the Sino-Japanese relationship for students, academics experts and policy makers in the field of Area Studies, History and International Relations.
Tse-Kang Leng is Director of Institute of Political Science of Academia Sinica (IPSAS) and Professor of Political Science at National Chengchi University. His research interests focus on political economy of globalization, local governance in China, and cross-Taiwan Strait relations. His academic works have appeared in Asian Survey, China Journal, Pacific Focus, Journal of Contemporary China, Journal of Contemporary China studies, and chapters in edited volumes.