China’s International Relations and Harmonious World: Time, by Astrid H. M. Nordin

By Astrid H. M. Nordin

As students and publics search for possible choices to what's understood as a violent Western global order, many declare that China offers such another in the course of the chinese language dream of a harmonious international. This ebook takes this declare heavily and examines its results via tracing the idea throughout a number of contexts: the coverage files and speeches that introduced concord as an reliable time period below past president Hu Jintao; the educational literatures that requested what a harmonious global may possibly seem like; the propaganda and mega occasions that aimed to demonstrate it; the net spoofing tradition that's used to criticise and keep away from "harmonization"; and the incorporation of concord into present president Xi Jinping’s "Chinese dream".

This publication reveals modern chinese language society and diplomacy saturated with concord. but, instead of delivering a substitute for difficulties in "Western" idea, it counter-intuitively argues that concord has now not taken position, isn't really happening, and won't ensue. The argument unfolds as a contribution to wider debates on time, house and multiplicity in global politics. supplying research of the real yet understudied notion of concord, Nordin presents new and artistic insights into wider modern matters in chinese language politics, society and scholarship.

The e-book additionally indicates an artistic and novel technique for learning overseas coverage thoughts extra commonly, drawing on severe thinkers in cutting edge methods and in a brand new empirical context. will probably be of curiosity to scholars and students of IR, chinese language international and protection coverage and IR conception.

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