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Asian Survey. 2019; 593573–594 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.573
Published: 01 June 2019
... geopolitical context of the economic rise of China and its promotion of soft power, as well as the market forces that reward Mandarin competency in contemporary Indonesia. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 rise of China Mandarin fever Chinese Indonesians Indonesia...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 585920–941 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.5.920
Published: 01 October 2018
...Danita Catherine Burke; André Saramago Singapore is expert at using education as a means of projecting soft power internationally. For years, it has offered free and subsidized education opportunities in Southeast Asia, and now, with its interests in the Arctic, it is offering education...
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Asian Survey. 2009; 494647–669 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.4.647
Published: 01 July 2009
...James F. Paradise China is setting up Confucius Institutes around the world to spread its language and culture and to increase collaboration with foreign academic institutions. The institutes could increase China's "soft power" and help it project an image of itself as a benign country. Concerns...
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Asian Survey. 2008; 483453–472 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2008.48.3.453
Published: 01 June 2008
...Young Nam Cho; Jong Ho Jeong This article analyzes discussions, resources, and prospects for soft power in China, focusing on the Beijing Consensus, foreign policy, and civilization. It posits that the country's recognition of soft power and its application to national policies is an important...
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Asian Survey. 2012; 5261089–1110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2012.52.6.1089
Published: 01 December 2012
...Ian Hall Over the past decade, India has invested significant resources in public diplomacy, using traditional and new approaches to build and leverage its soft power. This article examines the reasons for this investment, the various forms of public diplomacy India employs, and the effectiveness...
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Asian Survey. 2010; 503497–519 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.3.497
Published: 01 May 2010
... through soft power. Japan's response uses the concept of community based on universal values. ©© 2010 By the Regents of the University of California regionalism values soft power China soft balancing Asian Survey, Vol. 50, Number 3, pp. 497 519. ISSN 0004-4687, electronic ISSN 1533-838X...
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Asian Survey. 2005; 455667–686 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2005.45.5.667
Published: 01 October 2005
...Biwu Zhang This article presents Chinese perceptions of American power/capability in terms of economic, scientific and technological, military, and soft power, together with its perceived trajectory. This research suggests that in the foreseeable future, barring serious mistakes on its own part...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 602323–346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.323
Published: 07 April 2020
... Statistics of China 2019). It is therefore understandable that most of the loans for economic infrastructure are tied to Chinese companies. Finally, China also is eager to use the BRI as a soft-power tool in the region to earn the trust that is indispensable for its self-proclaimed peaceful rise to great...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 602347–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.347
Published: 07 April 2020
... widely viewed as the primary means of gaining power, but in which incumbents abuse of the state places them at a significant advantage vis-a`-vis their opponents. . . .Competition is thus real but unfair. Treating authoritarianism as just a synonym of soft dictatorship, or dicta- blanda, renders this...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 60121–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.21
Published: 01 February 2020
... enforce its and his control in recent years, you could be forgiven for thinking that there is no need to intensify this project in 2019. But intensified it was, and it looks likely to be further strengthened in the future too. CHINA S NOT-SO-SOFT POWER Although this overview has largely tried to avoid...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595911–936 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.911
Published: 01 October 2019
...Ji-Whan Yun It is widely predicted that East Asia’s conservative governments will lose political power for managing socioeconomic crises under neoliberal globalization and find no way out of their legitimacy problem. However, Korea’s and Japan’s conservative governments have recently constructed a...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 594693–716 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.693
Published: 01 August 2019
.... Most of the militant leadership managed to flee across the border into Afghanistan. This weakened TTP resorted to a number of terrorist attacks on soft targets in Pakistan s big cities, such as Lahore and Peshawar, but its hold in FATA was completely broken. The decline of such a powerful insurgency...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593474–499 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.474
Published: 01 June 2019
... displaced by ideological and behavioral hostility. The second assumption is even more wrong. The faith that without the Kashmir issue both states could be peaceful neighbors is utopian and ignores the standard principles of power politics. Nation-states crave many things, but foremost among them is security...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 592246–271 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.2.246
Published: 01 April 2019
... s soft power.74 With projects totaling as much as US$ 900 billion, covering 60 countries, four billion people, and approxi- mately a third of global GDP, China s BRI dwarfed the NSP.75 69. Okada, Heiwa to antei : 277, 279. 70. Jen, Policy Indecision. 71. Peter Ferdinand, Westward Ho: The China...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 592382–405 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.2.382
Published: 01 April 2019
... appointment of key public and civil service positions.7 The presidency thus became a hybrid office, with both ceremonial significance and limited executive powers.8 The latter made it necessary for the position to be filled through periodic elections.9 Numerous constitutional provisions define who can run for...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 585822–846 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.5.822
Published: 01 October 2018
.... Adjusting for the estimated implicit support, SOEs return on equity would have fallen from an average of þ8% to about 1.3% in 2011 15. W. Raphael Lam and Alfred Schipke, State-Owned Enterprise Reform, in W. Raphael Lam, Markus Rodlauer, and Alfred Schipke (eds Modernizing China: Investing in Soft...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 584679–703 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.4.679
Published: 01 August 2018
... Work in the Chinese Revolution, Mobilization 7:2 (2002): 111 28. 13. Liping Sun and Yuhua Guo, Ruanying jianshi: Zhengshi quanli feizhengshi yunzuo de guocheng fenxi [Carrots and sticks: process analysis of the informal operation of formal power], Aisixiang [Love thoughts], November 20, 2007...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 584747–769 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.4.747
Published: 01 August 2018
... Chinese goods); political importance (balancing the presence of other powers such as Russia and the Afghanistan-invested US); and infrastructure potential (CA could become a transportation hub for Eurasia). In this sense, the motivations behind the Chinese presence in this region are clearly outlined in...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 584660–678 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.4.660
Published: 01 August 2018
...- Chabahar-port-plan-is-to-counter-our-Gwadar-port-plan-Chinese-media/article14389982.ece>, accessed March 7, 2018. 22. Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Dry Run Report. 23. Emilian Kavalski, India and Central Asia: The Mythmaking and International Relations of a Rising Power (New York: I. B. Tauris, 2010...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 583387–391 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.3.387
Published: 01 June 2018
... global economic power has been Beijing s desire to expand its influence through soft-power outreach and a more proactive leadership role in international affairs far beyond its neighboring Asia-Pacific region. All these are core elements in Xi Jinping s China Dream Strangely, the Beijing elites seem to...