This volume is one of the most up-to-date examinations of China's changing policy toward the developing world, or third world. It consists of nine excellent chapters, plus an introductory note by editor Lowell Dittmer. Chapters 2 and 3, by Mel Gurtov and David Zweig, respectively, explore the macro political and economic dimensions of China's new and revised role vis-à-vis the developing world. Chapter 4 by Jörn Dosch, chapter 5 by Lawrence Saez and Crystal Chang, and chapter 6 by Niklas Swanstrom examine China's relations with its immediate neighbors in Southeast Asia, South Asia, and greater Central Asia, and chapter 7 by George Yu, chapter 8 by Yitzhak Shichor, and chapter 9 by Nicola Phillips analyze China's relations with developing countries in other regions, including Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. In the last chapter, Dittmer discusses how China deals with the developing world in the context of its overall...
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Book Review| November 01 2010
China, the Developing World, and the New Global Dynamic
China, the Developing World, and the New Global Dynamic. Edited by Lowell Dittmer and George T. Yu.
251pp. $59.95 (cloth); $22.50 (paper).
Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1188–1189.
Yongnian Zheng; China, the Developing World, and the New Global Dynamic. Journal of Asian Studies 1 November 2010; 69 (4): 1188–1189. doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021911810002202
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