|*Author: Yang, Jian *Subtitle: Small States, Big Games *Publication Date: 2011/10/15 *Number of Pages: 237 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 5.75 *Height: 8.50|
From the Publisher:
China’s influence in the South Pacific is growing rapidly. What are the main driving forces behind China’s policy towards the region? Should the West be concerned? Why are there so many myths, misperceptions and unsubstantiated assertions about China’s growing influence? Where does discussion of China’s presence in the South Pacific fit in the broader debate on China? This book—the first single-authored book on Chinese policy towards the South Pacific—answers these questions. It examines Chinese engagement with the region in the context of China’s grand strategy, drawing on extensive Chinese sources and interviews with policymakers and community leaders.