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Why is there no Chinese international relations theory
  • Y. Qin
  • Political Science
  • 1 September 2007
AbstractThere is not yet a Chinese international relations theory (IRT) mainly due to three factors: the unconsciousness of ‘international-ness’ in the traditional Chinese worldview, the dominance ofExpand
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A Relational Theory of World Politics
Culture matters in social theory construction because the metaphysical component of the theoretical hard core is primarily shaped by the background knowledge of a cultural community. IndividualExpand
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Rule, Rules, and Relations: Towards a Synthetic Approach to Governance
  • Y. Qin
  • Political Science
  • 20 June 2011
In International Relations, the question of global governance has become a main issue that has given rise to numerous research programs and products on the question of how to govern. IR scholarship,Expand
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Development of International Relations theory in China: progress through debates
  • Y. Qin
  • Political Science
  • 1 May 2011
The development of International Relations theory (IRT) in China has been framed by three debates since 1979. The first was about China’s opening up to the outside world. It started with the questionExpand
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Towards global relational theorizing: a dialogue between Sinophone and Anglophone scholarship on relationalism
Abstract What is ‘relational theorizing’ in International Relations and what can it offer? This article introduces a thematic section that responds to these questions by showing two things. First,Expand
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Power and Relation
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Relationality and rationality in Confucian and Western traditions of thought
Abstract This paper provides a theoretical sketch of relationality within the field of International Relations (IR). It argues, contrary to what many IR scholars hold, that representation isExpand
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China And East Asia: After The Wall Street Crisis
Introduction (Peng Er Lam, Mu Yang and Yaqing Qin) East Asia's Political and Economic Architecture: East Asian Regionalism: Architecture, Approach and Attributes (Yaqing Qin) China in theExpand
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Continuity through Change: Background Knowledge and China’s International Strategy
  • Y. Qin
  • Political Science
  • 1 September 2014
The ‘assertive China discourse’ has become a widespread narrative in the United States and certain other countries, and there is a parallel narrative in China. It argues that China has abandoned theExpand
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College Students' Ideological and Political Education Based on Vroom's Expectancy Theory
Vroom's expectancy theory proposes that motivation is the product of three elements: valence, expectancy and instrumentality. This theory can also be applied to the ideological and politicalExpand