Who's Afraid of China? The Challenge of Chinese Soft Power

  title={Who's Afraid of China? The Challenge of Chinese Soft Power},
  author={F. Hartig},
  journal={Europe-Asia Studies},
  pages={165 - 166}
  • F. Hartig
  • Published 2013
  • Political Science
  • Europe-Asia Studies
  • What role does China play in Western imagination and how does it affect Western selfconceptions? The rise of China as an alternative model to Western liberalism has created a fear that developing countries will stray from Western standards of democracy, transparency and human rights. However, such fears often say as much about those who hold them as they do about China itself. In this short and easily readable book Barr holds a mirror to Sino–Western relations in order to better understand how… CONTINUE READING
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