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About the Book

Produced as the result of an Asan Institute conference, China’s Foreign Policy was first published by the Asan Institute for Policy Studies in August 31, 2012. The book was released once again in September 19, 2013 through Palgrave Macmillan in association with the Institute, now available to readers in the US and worldwide.



Hahm Chaibong

Gilbert Rozman


Part 1 China’s Leadership and Foreign Policy

Chapter 1 Thomas Christensen,
More Actors, Less Coordination?
New Challenges for the Leaders of a Rising China

Chapter 2 Avery Goldstein,
China’s Foreign Policy and the Leadership Transition:
Prospects for Change under the ‘Fifth Generation’

Chapter 3 Shin Jung-Seung,
Another Take on Prospects for the Foreign Policy of the Chinese Fifth-Generation Leadership


Part 2 China’s Think Tanks and Foreign Policy

Chapter 4 Bonnie S. Glaser,
Chinese Foreign Policy Research Institutes and the Practice of Influence

Chapter 5 Quansheng Zhao,
Moving between the ‘Inner Circle’ and the ‘Outer Circle’:
The Limited Impact of Think Tanks on Policy Making in China


Part 3 China’s National Identity and Foreign Policy

Chapter 6 Gilbert Rozman,
Chinese National Identity and Foreign Policy: Linkages between the Two

Chapter 7, Robert S. Ross,
Chinese Nationalism and the American Response:
Sources of Tension and Prospects for Renewed Cooperation


Part 4 Financial Factors in Chinese Foreign Policy Making

Chapter 8 William H. Overholt,
China’s Leadership and Their Financial and Monetary Policies

Chapter 9 Francois Godemont,
How Do Monetary and Financial Issues Interact with China’s Foreign Policy Making?


Part 5 China’s Foreign Policy toward the Korean Peninsula

Chapter 10 Chen Ping,
China’s North Korea Policy: Misperception and Reality
(An Independent Chinese Perspective on Sino-Korean Relations)

Chapter 11 Yufan Hao,
China’s Korea Policy in the Making

Chapter 12 Peter Gries,
Disillusionment and Dismay:
How Chinese Netizens Think and Feel about the Two Koreas