The Distribution of Identity and the Future of International Order: China's Hegemonic Prospects

  title={The Distribution of Identity and the Future of International Order: China's Hegemonic Prospects},
  author={Bentley B. Allan and Srdjan Vucetic and T. Hopf},
  journal={International Organization},
  pages={839 - 869}
Abstract Existing theories predict that the rise of China will trigger a hegemonic transition and the current debate centers on whether or not the transition will be violent or peaceful. This debate largely sidesteps two questions that are central to understanding the future of international order: how strong is the current Western hegemonic order and what is the likelihood that China can or will lead a successful counterhegemonic challenge? We argue that the future of international order is… Expand
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