Chinese Politics Final Study Guide.pdf - Topics \u25cf China as a Region-State \u25cf China as a Multiregional Power \u25cb ASEAN \u25cb Spratly Islands \u25cb 1997

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Topics China as a Region-State China as a Multiregional Power ASEAN Spratly Islands 1997 Asian Financial Crisis Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation US-China Relations Asymmetric Parity Chinese Global Presence Belt-and Road Initiative Part of an effort to expand Chinese influence abroad and improve markets Infrastructure is developed through Chinese investments or loans in its westward overland market through Central Asia Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Utilizes China’s resources to expand its international influence Currently, China has an excess capacity problem with its resources so its diverting these extra resources to try to improve westward markets (One Belt, One Road) and southern maritime routes (AIIB) Total factor productivity has been declining and the marginal product of capital has also been declining while consumption makes up only ⅓ of GDP with investment accounting for over 50% of GDP so expansion of markets should increase GDP since excess investment with a lack of adequate consumption has culminated in lost productivity/inefficient use of abundant resources It expands the markets for Chinese products Was created due to frustration with US-dominated global institutions such as the World Bank and the IMF Aims to support the building of infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region and currently has 87 member states throughout the world Grand Strategy of Cold/Warm Peaceful Rising Taiwan One China Policy DPP vs. KMT Nixon 1979 shift from liberation to peaceful reunification
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China-Korea-Japan Stability of North Korea Serves as a buffer state; protection from US incursion Japan Treatment of China during the war US nuclear and naval umbrella Russia Shift from ally to enemy after Stalin’s death Shanghai Cooperation Organization New normal for Chinese Politics Growth has slowed down but still rapid China itself has become organized (stable market, transportation infrastructure, etc.) Terms Reading Summaries Week 10 China, Region, and the world Womack 2009 - What are the three dimensions of China’s position in the world? What does each dimension mean? China as more than a “formal China” - external relations The conception of external politics differs between regions in China China as a regional actor China as a region-state Xi Jinping 2014 - Six characteristics that “security” should have 1. Security must be universal 2. Security must be inclusive 3. Security must be equal 4. Comprehensive security 5. Cooperative security 6. Sustainable security Taiwan and Triangles What are the two main political parties in Taiwan?
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