Thesis--Freie Universität Berlin. Bibliography: p. 586-779.
Balance of Power in Regional Institutional Framework: Reassessment of the China-U.S.-Japan Trilateral RelationshipFang, Yuanyuan 30 June 2017 (has links)
Relations among China, the United States, and Japan constitute some of the most complicated and dynamic relations in the contemporary era. Since the end of the second half of the twentieth century, all three nations, which were not in favor of regional multilateralism, have changed their strategy and have actively engaged in regional Asia-Pacific institutions. This research attempts to integrate realist discourse on the balance of power and liberal analysis of institutions to look at the China–U.S.–Japan interactions within regional institutions. This study explores why China, the United States, and Japan have increased their cooperative interaction in regional institutions in the Asia-Pacific region, despite having divergent interests and different visions of the future regional power structure. By searching and analyzing archives documenting China–U.S.–Japan regional policies and policies directed at regional institutions and observing in detail China– U.S.–Japan interactions within Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), this dissertation argues that institutional balancing provides a framework that helps identify countries’ overlooked intention to check and balance targeted powers in regional institutions. Regional institutions not only provide an opportunity for participant countries to discover and address common interests but also provide an opportunity for participant countries to lobby for their own interests and to balance the gains and influences of the other powers. This dissertation explores conditions under which institutional balancing is an optimal choice for countries and notes key methods: controlling membership; shaping institutional norms, rules, and mechanisms; and pursuing balanced alliances that have been practiced by China, the United States, and Japan in regional institutions in the Asia-Pacific region.
Leary, Prior R.
25 July 2011
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Yew, Kong Leong.
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Bibliography: leaves 286-299. This thesis demonstrates how it is possible to think of colonial discourse and the literature of international relations as productive of the dilemmas faced by western culture in coming to terms with contemporary forms of imperialism. As such it is a fusion of cultural studies and critical international relations. (preface)
Disjunctive strategies of empire : colonial narratives and readings in international relations / by Kong Leong Yew.Yew, Kong Leong 2000 (has links)
Bibliography: leaves 286-299. x, 299 leaves ; 30 cm. Title page, contents and abstract only. The complete thesis in print form is available from the University Library. This thesis demonstrates how it is possible to think of colonial discourse and the literature of international relations as productive of the dilemmas faced by western culture in coming to terms with contemporary forms of imperialism. As such it is a fusion of cultural studies and critical international relations. (preface) Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Politics, 2000
Yew, Kong Leong.
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Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Adelaide, Dept. of Politics, 2000. Bibliography: leaves 286-299.
Inaug.-Diss.--Freiburg i.B. Vita. Bibliography: p. -186.
The dynamics of polarization an inquiry into the processes of bipolarization in the international system and its regions, 1946-1970Wall, G. Roger. Unknown Date (has links)
Thesis--Stockholm. Extra t.p. with thesis statement inserted. Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-138).
Ng, Kwan-wan, Winston.
Thesis (M. Phil.)--University of Hong Kong, 1997. Includes bibliographical references (leaf 179-196).
Shrouded in darkness : a phenomenological path towards a new social ontology in international relationsMichel, Torsten. 2008 (has links)
Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of St Andrews, September 2008.
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