China Engages Global Health Governance: Responsible by Lai-Ha Chan (auth.)

By Lai-Ha Chan (auth.)

This e-book explores public health and wellbeing in China specifically the administration of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, with the aim of knowing China's compliance with and resistance to the norms and ideas embedded within the worldwide well-being regime.

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However, the order is in danger ofbeing challenged or even overthrown if the rising power has any sense of deprivation toward the dominant order. The dissatisfied ascending power is inclined to use revolutionary measures to redefine the existing governing rules and norms. " An implication of this rhetoric is that with increasing economic and political influence, China will likely seek to alter the international order at will. In order to enhance our understanding of China's foreign policy, the first step is to understand China's perception of the international order, global governance, and the notion ofWestphalian sovereignty, on which China's history and national experiences have direct bearing.

First, international relations specialists are pondering how China's ascendancy will affect regional and global order. This study will be of relevance not only to China Introduction - 15 scholars and watchers but also to those who are concerned about the evolving global order. Will China act as a challenger to or as a defender of the dominant liberal international order? Second, this study will provide insights into the genuine extent to which China, as a rising power due to its rapid economic growth, is engaging with the outside world.

More importantly, while the conceptualization of national sovereignty in the West has been transformed alongside a change from Westphalian "state" politics to post-Westphalian "global" governance, how does China respond to that changing conception? China Meets Global Governance (;:$jl 33 China's Perception of International Order and Global Governance Until the late Qing dynasty, the Chinese perceived that China was the "Central Kingdom" at the center of the universe. In terms of economic, cultural, and political development, it was far more advanced than its neighboring East Asian countries.

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