China Debates Soft Power

  title={China Debates Soft Power},
  author={Li Ming-jiang},
  journal={The Chinese Journal of International Politics},
  • Li Ming-jiang
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • The Chinese Journal of International Politics
Observers of Chinese politics and international relations could not have failed to notice in recent years the upsurge of references in China to the term soft power. The popularity of this concept among Chinese political leaders, scholars, journalists and pundits has been striking, and its prevalence in Chinese media significant. Although soft power is arguably one of the most important aspects of China’s foreign strategy to have appeared in the new century, it is nonetheless insufficiently… Expand
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