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Global Competition or Convergence? : Ideological and Economic Interactions of a Rising China and the U. S.

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: Prague : Karolinum Press, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (223 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9788024637358
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Global Competition or Convergence? : Ideological and Economic Interactions of a Rising China and the U. S.DDC classification:
  • 327.7300905
LOC classification:
  • JZ1480 .H676 2018
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- List of abbreviations -- Foreword -- Part I - Liberal Democracy and Chinese Political Culture: American Perspectives and Perceptions -- Introduction -- 1. Democracy Promotion in the Context of U.S. Grand Strategy -- 1.1 The "Open Door" and its Implications for Democracy Promotion -- 1.2 Universalization of Liberal Democracy -- 1.3 Democratic Peace Theory -- 1.4 The Democratization Process -- 1.5 Mutual Perception of Political Regimes -- 1.6 The Concept of Political Culture -- 2. The Impact of Confucianism on Chinese Political Culture -- 2.1 Position and Obligation of the Ruler -- 2.2 Perception of the Individual and Authority -- 2.3 Harmony versus Chaos -- 2.4 The Conception of Rights and Duties -- 2.5 Tradition meets Modernity -- 2.6 Failures of Democratic Experiments in China -- 3. A Confucian Democracy? -- 3.1 Dynamism of Political Culture -- 3.2 Democracy with "Chinese Characteristics" -- 3.3 Possible Scenarios for China's Democracy -- 3.4 The United States and Chinese Democracy -- Concluding Thoughts -- Part II - The Impact of China's Engagement in Sub-Saharan Africa on U.S. Political and Economic Interests on the Continent (2000-2012) -- Introduction -- 1. China's Africa Policy -- 1.1 The Goals of China's Engagement in Africa -- 1.1.1 China's Economic Growth -- 1.1.2 Political Objectives: China as a Global Power -- 1.1.3 China's Competition with Taiwan -- 1.2 Key Actors in China's Policy on Africa -- 1.2.1 Classification and Characteristic of Key Actors -- 1.2.2 The Relations among the Actors: Contradictions in China's Africa Policy -- 1.3 China's Strategy in Africa -- 1.3.1 High Profile Diplomacy -- 1.3.2 Package Deals: Resources for Infrastructure -- 1.3.3 Foreign Aid -- 1.3.4 Going to Risky Places -- 1.3.5 Military Cooperation -- 2. The U.S. Policy on Africa -- 2.1 U.S. Goals in Africa.
2.1.1 Promotion of Democracy and Development -- 2.1.2 Interest in Security and Stability -- 2.1.3 Economic Needs: Energy Security and Export Markets -- 2.1.4 U.S. Humanitarian Goals in Africa -- 2.2 Main Actors in U.S. Policy towards Africa -- 2.2.1 Overview of Key Institutions Involved in U.S. Policy towards Africa -- 2.2.2 Fragmentation of Institutions Responsible for Africa Policy -- 2.3 U.S. Policies towards Africa -- 2.3.1 U.S. Assistance Programs: Promotion of Democracy and Economic Development -- 2.3.2 U.S. Trade Policies towards Africa -- 2.3.3 U.S. Military and Security Policies in Africa -- 3. Case Studies -- 3.1 Case Study: Nigeria -- 3.1.1 Nigeria's Political and Economic Dynamics -- 3.1.2 Competition between the U.S. and China in the Nigerian oil sector -- 3.1.3 U.S. and China's Exports to and FDIs in Nigeria Compared -- 3.1.4 Political and Security Issues: Interests Converging? -- 3.1.5 Conclusion -- 3.2 Case Study: Angola -- 3.2.1 Angola's Political and Economic Dynamics -- 3.2.2 Competition between the U.S. and China in Angola's Oil Sector -- 3.2.3 U.S. and China's Activity in Non-Oil Sectors of Angola's Economy -- 3.2.4 U.S. and China's Political and Security Interests in Angola -- 3.2.5 Conclusion -- 3.3 Case Study: Sudan -- 3.3.1 Sudan's Political Characteristics and Background of its Civil Wars -- 3.3.2 China's Economic Engagement: Filling the Vacuum after Western Companies -- 3.3.3 China's Engagement as an Obstacle to U.S. Political Goals in Sudan -- 3.3.4 Evolution of China's Position on Non-Interference -- 3.3.5 Conclusion -- 4. Impact of China's Engagement in Africa on U.S. Interests -- 4.1 U.S. and China's Policies on Africa Compared -- 4.1.1 Foreign Assistance -- 4.1.2 Trade -- 4.1.3 Military Policies -- 4.1.4 Diplomacy -- 4.2 U.S. Response to China in Africa -- 4.3 Analysis: China to Push the U.S. Away from Africa?.
4.4 Analysis: Impact of China's Engagement in Africa on Particular U.S. Interests -- 4.4.1 China's Impact on Democracy and Development Programs -- 4.4.2 China's Impact on U.S. Economic Interests -- 4.4.3 China's Impact on U.S. Security and Humanitarian Interests -- 4.4.4 Conclusions: China's Impact on U.S. Interests and Possible U.S. Response -- Conclusion -- Afterword -- Bibliography - Part I -- Bibliography - Part II -- About the Authors.
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Cover -- Contents -- List of abbreviations -- Foreword -- Part I - Liberal Democracy and Chinese Political Culture: American Perspectives and Perceptions -- Introduction -- 1. Democracy Promotion in the Context of U.S. Grand Strategy -- 1.1 The "Open Door" and its Implications for Democracy Promotion -- 1.2 Universalization of Liberal Democracy -- 1.3 Democratic Peace Theory -- 1.4 The Democratization Process -- 1.5 Mutual Perception of Political Regimes -- 1.6 The Concept of Political Culture -- 2. The Impact of Confucianism on Chinese Political Culture -- 2.1 Position and Obligation of the Ruler -- 2.2 Perception of the Individual and Authority -- 2.3 Harmony versus Chaos -- 2.4 The Conception of Rights and Duties -- 2.5 Tradition meets Modernity -- 2.6 Failures of Democratic Experiments in China -- 3. A Confucian Democracy? -- 3.1 Dynamism of Political Culture -- 3.2 Democracy with "Chinese Characteristics" -- 3.3 Possible Scenarios for China's Democracy -- 3.4 The United States and Chinese Democracy -- Concluding Thoughts -- Part II - The Impact of China's Engagement in Sub-Saharan Africa on U.S. Political and Economic Interests on the Continent (2000-2012) -- Introduction -- 1. China's Africa Policy -- 1.1 The Goals of China's Engagement in Africa -- 1.1.1 China's Economic Growth -- 1.1.2 Political Objectives: China as a Global Power -- 1.1.3 China's Competition with Taiwan -- 1.2 Key Actors in China's Policy on Africa -- 1.2.1 Classification and Characteristic of Key Actors -- 1.2.2 The Relations among the Actors: Contradictions in China's Africa Policy -- 1.3 China's Strategy in Africa -- 1.3.1 High Profile Diplomacy -- 1.3.2 Package Deals: Resources for Infrastructure -- 1.3.3 Foreign Aid -- 1.3.4 Going to Risky Places -- 1.3.5 Military Cooperation -- 2. The U.S. Policy on Africa -- 2.1 U.S. Goals in Africa.

2.1.1 Promotion of Democracy and Development -- 2.1.2 Interest in Security and Stability -- 2.1.3 Economic Needs: Energy Security and Export Markets -- 2.1.4 U.S. Humanitarian Goals in Africa -- 2.2 Main Actors in U.S. Policy towards Africa -- 2.2.1 Overview of Key Institutions Involved in U.S. Policy towards Africa -- 2.2.2 Fragmentation of Institutions Responsible for Africa Policy -- 2.3 U.S. Policies towards Africa -- 2.3.1 U.S. Assistance Programs: Promotion of Democracy and Economic Development -- 2.3.2 U.S. Trade Policies towards Africa -- 2.3.3 U.S. Military and Security Policies in Africa -- 3. Case Studies -- 3.1 Case Study: Nigeria -- 3.1.1 Nigeria's Political and Economic Dynamics -- 3.1.2 Competition between the U.S. and China in the Nigerian oil sector -- 3.1.3 U.S. and China's Exports to and FDIs in Nigeria Compared -- 3.1.4 Political and Security Issues: Interests Converging? -- 3.1.5 Conclusion -- 3.2 Case Study: Angola -- 3.2.1 Angola's Political and Economic Dynamics -- 3.2.2 Competition between the U.S. and China in Angola's Oil Sector -- 3.2.3 U.S. and China's Activity in Non-Oil Sectors of Angola's Economy -- 3.2.4 U.S. and China's Political and Security Interests in Angola -- 3.2.5 Conclusion -- 3.3 Case Study: Sudan -- 3.3.1 Sudan's Political Characteristics and Background of its Civil Wars -- 3.3.2 China's Economic Engagement: Filling the Vacuum after Western Companies -- 3.3.3 China's Engagement as an Obstacle to U.S. Political Goals in Sudan -- 3.3.4 Evolution of China's Position on Non-Interference -- 3.3.5 Conclusion -- 4. Impact of China's Engagement in Africa on U.S. Interests -- 4.1 U.S. and China's Policies on Africa Compared -- 4.1.1 Foreign Assistance -- 4.1.2 Trade -- 4.1.3 Military Policies -- 4.1.4 Diplomacy -- 4.2 U.S. Response to China in Africa -- 4.3 Analysis: China to Push the U.S. Away from Africa?.

4.4 Analysis: Impact of China's Engagement in Africa on Particular U.S. Interests -- 4.4.1 China's Impact on Democracy and Development Programs -- 4.4.2 China's Impact on U.S. Economic Interests -- 4.4.3 China's Impact on U.S. Security and Humanitarian Interests -- 4.4.4 Conclusions: China's Impact on U.S. Interests and Possible U.S. Response -- Conclusion -- Afterword -- Bibliography - Part I -- Bibliography - Part II -- About the Authors.

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