The EU–China Relationship: European Perspectives

The EU–China Relationship: European Perspectives

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This book brings together 30 papers commissioned from 2011 to 2013 by the EU-funded Europea€“China Research and Advice Network (ECRAN). These papers, thematically grouped in sections on economics, society and politics, were written by some of the world's leading China experts in Europe, and give a European perspective of this complex relationship. The papers provide a broad overview of how Europeans see the key challenges currently faced by China and Europe as well as a unique insight into the related policy aspects of the vexed and complex relationship of the two largest trading partners in the world. The EUa€“China Relationship: European Perspectives is written in a highly pragmatic manner, focusing on specific political, economic and social issues that impact on international relations. It is an essential EU toolkit and policy handbook for academics and policy makers in government and business who are engaging with China, not just in the EU but across the world. Contents:China and the EU: The General Context:Chinese Internal Views of the EU (Gudrun Wacker)The Chinese Five Year Programme (2011a€“2015) and Europe 2020 (Roderic Wye)China's Green Economy and EUa€“China Cooperation (JAcrgen Delman and Ole Odgaard)Chinese Internal Politics and the EU:China: The National People's Congress (Roderic Wye)The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC): Its Role and Its Future (Jean-Pierre Cabestan)The Role of Chinese Soft PowerThe Situation of Lawyers in the PRC (Nicholas Bequelin)Cadre Training and the Party School System in Contemporary China (Frank N Pieke)The Role of Think Tanks in China (Nicola Casarini)Public Consultations in China (Jasper Becker)Chinese International Relations:An Assessment of EUa€“China Relations in Global Governance Forums (Giovanni B Andornino)China's Response to the US a€˜Return to Asiaa€™ Tour (Andrew Small)BRICS: A Cohesive Grouping? (Sylvia Hui)Chinaa€“Pakistan Relations (Gareth Price)The Chinese Reaction to the March 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami and the Nuclear Aftermath (Caroline Rose)Chinaa€“Vietnam Relations on Maritime Borders (Marianna Brungs)Patterns of Chinaa€“Russia Cooperation in Multilateral Forums (Neil Munro)Competing Claims in the South China Sea: Assessment and Prospects (Philip Andrews-Speed)The Impact of the Arab Revolutions on China's Foreign Policy (Ben Simpfendorfer)China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (Amy Studdart)Reappraising Chinese Engagement in Africa (Ian Taylor)China's Energy Policy Towards Central Asia (Bobo Lo)China and Latin America (Rhys Jenkins)China's a€˜Non-Policya€™ for Afghanistan (Bernt Berger)Chinaa€“Burma Relations (Marianna Brungs)China and Southeast Asia (David Camroux)The Changing Politics of Nepal (Gareth Price)China and Russia's Competition for East and Southeast Asia Energy Resources (Philip Andrews-Speed)The Chinese Economy:The Liberalisation of Chinese Financial Markets (Vilem Semerak)Investment Provisions in China's Free Trade Agreements (Christopher M Dent)Bond Issuance by Local Authorities in China (Vanessa Rossi)The Role of Shadow Banking in Chinese Business (Sandrine Lunven)Family Businesses in ChinaWhere Does China Stand in the Eurobond Debate? (Vanessa Rossi)Innovation in China (Alice RezkovAi)Chinese Investments into the EU Energy Sector (Hinrich Voss)Chinese Overseas Acquisitions: The Nokia Siemens/Motorola Case (Marc Laperrouza)The Chinese Middle Class (Paul French)Tax and Pensions in China (Stuart Leckie and Rita Xiao)Waste Management in ChinaChinese social Issues:Social Unrest in China (Jude Howell)The Recent Labour Unrest in China and the Politics of Handling Collective Mobilisation by the Party-State (Eric Florence)Urbanisation, Rural-to-Urban Migration and Housing in China (Bettina Gransow)Land Acquisition in China (Staphany Wong)China's Food Security (Robert Ash)Suggested Further ReadingIndex Readership: Academics, policy makers, business and government agencies interested in International and Bilateral relations concerning China and Europe. Key Features:Written by some of the most experienced and best known experts on various aspects of China in EuropePolicy makers in business and government institutions will find the book highly accessible as it is geared towards policy proposals, and the content is well-structuredNo other currently available work on this subject combines these qualitiesKeywords:China;Europe;Politics;EU;International Relations;Economics;AsiaA Manual for Policy Makers Kerry Brown ... 276, 277, 279, 280, 301, 304 Latin America, 208, 241a€“250, 332, 357 lawyers in the PRC, 71, 72, 437, 439, 470, 475 human rights lawyers, ... Macclesfield Bank, 189, 195, 197 macroeconomics, 310, 317, 320 Malacca Straits, 191 Malaysia, 167, 179, 185, 189, 190, 196, 276, 277, anbsp;...

Title:The EU–China Relationship: European Perspectives
Author:Kerry Brown
Publisher:World Scientific - 2014-11-27


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