China: The Rise of a Dragon The Future of teh Country in the International Order
PublisherThe University of Arizona.
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AbstractChina's rise as a political and economic entity has not gone unnoticed since the end of the Cold War. Over the past few decades, the United States has assumed dominancy in both of these realms, but the changing nature of global politics in the 21st century makes it imperative to question whether or not it will remain this way. By using a theoretical framework to describe the structure of global politics today, we are able to understand that empirical evidence negates the conjecture that China's rise will have a discernible impact on global politics, not only because it is not capable of altering it in a significant way, but also because it does not desire to do so.
Degree ProgramHonors College