By Barry Buzan
Gerald Segal’s final published paper ‘Does China Matter?’ made a substantial splash, and had he lived, it truly is yes that he might have it up with a ebook. This new quantity honours his reminiscence and takes ahead his project, bringing jointly ten prime writers on China to re-examine his argument.
This booklet opens with an designated evaluate of Dr Segal’s contribution, and a reprint of the object. the remainder of the chapters handle the query of ‘does China matter?’ by way of focusing individually on either the worldwide and Asian dimensions of China’s presence, and at the army, political, financial and cultural facets of its functions and actions. they supply an extension and critique of Segal’s paintings within the context of an authoritative up to date and ahead taking a look assessment of China’s clients. Segal’s query continues to be relevant to international politics. This crucial ebook units out an in depth case for precisely how, why and to whom China matters.
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