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Soft power in China

Wang, Jian

Soft power in China

public diplomacy through communication

by Wang, Jian

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jian Wang
SeriesPalgrave Macmillan series in global public diplomacy
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS779.47 .S64 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24452915M
ISBN 109780230108622
LC Control Number2010022624


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It recounts China's efforts by examining a set of public diplomacy tactics and programs in its pursuit of a 'new' and 'improved' global image. These case studies invites the reader to a more expansive discussion on the instruments of soft power.

Introduction This book is about how China strives to rebuild its soft power through communication. It recounts China's efforts by examining a set of public diplomacy tactics and programs in its pursuit of a 'new' and 'improved' global image.

These case studies invites the reader to a more expansive discussion on the instruments of soft power. Soft power has tended to be overlooked in the field of international relations, often dismissed as lacking relevance or robustness as a theoretical concept.

This book seeks to expand upon the idea of ‘soft power’ in international relations and to investigate how it actually functions by looking at three case studies in Japan-China relations during the post-war by: China's Soft Power Diplomacy: Myth or Reality.

examines the Chinese version of soft power both in conceptual and operational terms, and explores its myriad implications for India, in particular, and South Asia in general.1/5(1). ISBN Research on China’s soft power projection has mushroomed over the past decade. Studies have focused on why China is engaging in soft power diplomacy, how it is doing so, and whether its efforts have been effective.

The concept of “soft power” originally appeared in Nye’s book: Bound to Lead: The Changing Nature of American Power.

The concept was further developed in his volume: Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics. China’s “Soft Power” in Southeast AsiaFile Size: KB.

Book Description This book examines the Chinese Communist Party’s attempts to improve China’s image around the world, thereby increasing its "soft power." This soft, attractive form of power is crucial if China is to avoid provoking an international backlash against its growing military and economic might.

Some make contributions to the theorization of the slippery concept of soft power, while others are more empirically based, providing valuable case studies in both China and Africa. This collection considers the concept of soft power and questions its relevance to understanding China's international relations and international : Paperback.

The book argues that soft power has become a very popular concept in China, that China is contemplating and exploring an innovative strategy in its rise and international politics, and that there have been quite a few notable elements of this in China's diplomatic practice, including softer rhetoric, promotion of the Chinese culture abroad, economic diplomacy, and 3/5(1).

The volume covers some of the most recent development and assesses China’s soft power critically. This book offers an assessment of China’s efforts to cultivate its international image, as well as a critique of Nye’s theory of soft power. It draws on case studies of the Chinese diplomatic practice and utilizes world opinion polls.

Soft power has tended to be overlooked in the field of international relations, often dismissed as lacking relevance or robustness as a theoretical concept. This book seeks to expand upon the idea of ‘soft power’ in international relations and to investigate how it actually functions by looking at three case studies in Japan-China relations Cited by: Defines the concept of China’s soft power and discusses important related questions: what the sources of China’s soft power are, why Beijing has embraced the concept of soft power in international relations, and how to assess China’s soft power.

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A new book by B. Jain looks at Chinese soft power and its effectiveness in the region. The book China's Soft Power Diplomacy in South Asia: Myth or Reality.

explores relations between the great power and countries like Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. China’s government considers soft power an important element in cultivat- ing a better image of China.

This article examines how recently revived Confucianism and. He is currently co-editing a book on Chinese soft power. Rosen describes soft power as "the ability to attract and co-opt [and] to shape the preferences of others through appeal and attraction."  This stands in contrast to hard power, which is the use of.

that soft power is not entirely a new practice in international politics, the. article first applies a historical perspective to illustrate that it has been part. and parcel of Chinese diplomacy, long before the term was coined by. Joseph Nye in Cited by: 1. 21; Josef Joffe, “The Perils of Soft Power,” New York Times Magazine, 5 Glaser and Murphy, “Soft Power with Chinese Characteristics,” p.

6 Li Mingjiang, “Domestic Sources of China‟s Soft Power Approach,” China Security, Vol. 5,File Size: KB. This endeavour is close to the concept of ‘soft power’. However, soft power is about dynamic relationships between an agent and the subject of attraction.

Hence, the general growth of Chinese soft power and its success depends not only on whether China can sell its image to African states, but also whether African states are willing to buy Cited by:   Soft Power in China: Public Diplomacy through Communication: Wang, J.: Books - at: Hardcover.

China in the World is the first book-length ethnography of Confucius Institutes (CIs) and soft power are Chinese language and culture programs around the world that are funded by the Chinese government and one of China’s most visible, ubiquitous, and controversial globalization projects and aim to smooth China’s path to superpower status.

The soft power of China is the indirect and non-military influence of the People's Republic of China that can be observed outside the country around the world.

Overview. China's traditional culture has been a source of attraction, building on which it has created several hundred Confucius Institutes around the world to teach its language and culture. The enrollment of. For China, soft power policy comprises two core components.

The first is the promotion of Chinese culture globally, in order to build a better image of the country and to facilitate contacts between Chinese people, businesses and politicians and their counterparts around the globe.

I coined the term “soft power” in my book Bound to Lead that challenged the then conventional view of the decline of American power ().After looking at American military and economic Cited by: 6.

The dramatic rise of China as a global power with immense geopolitical ambitions has been a largely economic and military story.

Until recently, the one component largely missing from China’s arsenal has been “soft power”–instruments. China’s bugaboo has allowed western states to get worried of rapid rise of China as the threat of her military modernization looms large, economic development soaring new heights, spin of technology, OBOR (One Belt One road) initiative and her soft power tools functional in Southeast Asia.

China considers soft power approach as an inexpensive. Soft Power With Chinese Characteristics: China’s Campaign for Hearts and Minds edited by Kingsley Edney, Stanley Rosen, and Ying Zhu Routledge, ; pages; priced from $ (hardback) to $ (six-month e-book rental)].

For summaries of the discussions in China, see Bonnie S. Glaser and Melissa E. Murphy, “Soft Power with Chinese Characteristics: The Ongoing Debate,” in Chinese Soft Power and Its Implications for the United States: Competition and Cooperation in the Developing World, ed. Carola McGiffert (Washington, DC: Center for Strategic and International Studies, ), Cited by: ment, had increased China’s international image or soft power.

We find that the overall impact of ODI in BRI countries on China’s soft power is statistically insignificant over the period toyet further analysis reveals that the investments in the BRI countries along the land route bring significant improvement in China’s Author: Jan P.

Voon, Xinpeng Xu. How does China’s use of soft power compare with that of the United States. U.S. culture, advanced through films, books and other media, remains dominant worldwide. Written by Gary Rawnsley. InJoseph Nye published Bound to Lead, which first introduced the term Soft Power to the vocabulary of international relations.

Just three years after it first appeared in the US, Bound to Lead was translated into Chinese and was published in the PRC. Since then there has been an explosion of interest in China’s soft power capacity. Soft power is the ability to get what you want through attraction. A brief definition of "soft power" is provided in the Preface of this book.

"[Soft power] is the ability to get what you want through attraction rather than coercion or payments. It arises from the attractiveness of a country's culture, political ideals, and policies. This book examines the Chinese version of soft power and explores its myriad implications for India and all of South Asia.

It traces the origin of China's engagement with South Asian states from historical, political, economic, and security perspectives in order to better understand the dynamics of its South Asia policy.

The very pushiness of China’s soft power efforts damages its efficacy. At the same time, Chinese cultural power is increasing organically across the world, creating a divergence between two kinds of Chinese soft power.

On the one hand, there are the clumsy, and often counter-productive, government-funded influence operations. The Future of Power was written by the man who coined the term "soft power" in the s and is an expert on foreign affairs.

Joseph S. Nye Jr. first gained acclaim when he founded, with Robert Keohane, the idea of neoliberalism, as it relates to international relations/5. TilE MEANS TO SUCCESS IN 'WORLD POLITICS JOSEPH S. NYE, Jr. CURRENT EVENTS/POLITICAL SCIENCE JOSEPH NYE coined the term "soft power" to describe a nation's ability to attract and persuade.

Whereas hard power-the ability to coerc ows out of a country's military or economic might, soft power arises from he attractiveness of its. Chinese soft power has seen its greatest success in the developing world, where China is relatively unburdened by allegations of human rights abuses in areas such as Tibet and Xinjiang.

The lack of international media access in less developed regions has allowed Chinese outlets to promote a favorable image among the local populace.