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Unformatted text preview: Communication Studies 122 February 1, 2008 Lecture 11 1. Chinas rapid rise 2. Power transition theory 3. Role of motivations and intentions in great power politics 4. Chinese foreign policy motivations 5. Nationalism and Chinese foreign policy 6. China - US apology diplomacy 7. Popular nationalism and elite policy making Power transition theory - transitions difficult - hierarchy changed (power change) - may lead to war Ex. WWI Most of this power transition is coming from economics and technology China has potential to equal or surpass foreign power Tri-polar world in the future Some people think we should stop China now (ex. Japan in the 1980s - US tried to stop the Japanese threat) Does there have to be war between the declining and inclining to transition? - either heavy negotiation or maneuvering or may even lead to war Do the intentions of the nation itself matter? Or is it just a question of power?...
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This note was uploaded on 07/10/2008 for the course COMM 122 taught by Professor Kelly during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.
- Winter '08