Great Powers and Hierarchical Order in Southeast Asia: Analyzing Regional Security Strategies

@article{Goh2008GreatPA,
  title={Great Powers and Hierarchical Order in Southeast Asia: Analyzing Regional Security Strategies},
  author={Evelyn Goh},
  journal={International Security},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={113-157}
}
  • Evelyn Goh
  • Published 10 January 2008
  • Political Science
  • International Security
The small and medium-sized states in Southeast Asia have faced significant geostrategic changes with the end of the Cold War and the rise of China. Over the last decade, scholars have debated how these countries would cope with growing Chinese power, and how their relations with the other major powers in the region would change. Some analysts have suggested that the region is shifting toward a more China-centered order, but this view is premature. Eschewing the simple dichotomy of balancing… 
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