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Counterterrorism In Authoritarian And Democratic Governments, Tai Gray Apr 2015

Counterterrorism In Authoritarian And Democratic Governments, Tai Gray

FHSS Mentored Research Conference

This research project aims to determine if significant differences exist in the types of counterterrorism used by authoritarian and democratic governments. A case study of the counterterrorism methods used by the United States and Chinese governments shows that authoritarian governments' methods seem to be more extreme due to a greater influence over domestic media and public opinion, but similarities in the realm of human rights also exist that could suggest a more similar response between the two regime types.


Challenges To Chinese Foreign Policy: Diplomacy, Globalization, And The Next World Power, Yufan Hao, C. X. George Wei, Lowell Dittmer Jan 2009

Challenges To Chinese Foreign Policy: Diplomacy, Globalization, And The Next World Power, Yufan Hao, C. X. George Wei, Lowell Dittmer

International Relations

When Beijing hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics, China symbolically asserted its role as an emerging world power—a position it is not likely to relinquish anytime soon. China’s growing economy, military reforms, and staggering productivity have contributed to its ascendancy as a major player in international affairs. Western scholars have attempted to explain Chinese foreign policy using historical or theoretical evidence, but until this volume, few studies from a Chinese perspective have been published in English.

In Challenges to Chinese Foreign Policy: Diplomacy, Globalization, and the Next World Power, editors Yufan Hao, C. X. George Wei, and Lowell Dittmer ...


Congress And The U. S.-China Relationship 1949-1979, Guangqiu Xu Mar 2007

Congress And The U. S.-China Relationship 1949-1979, Guangqiu Xu

The University of Akron Press Publications

Guangqiu Xu, a native of China fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese, has written an exhaustive study of United States-China relations during the Cold War, with a special focus on the role of the U.S. Congress in influencing Sino-American policy.

Based upon extensive archival research in Chinese and American sources, Professor Xu's book is comprehensive and original. It is a detailed account of the interactions between Congress and the White House as the United States forged its policies regarding the world's most populous nation. Covering the period from the establishment of the People's Republic of China ...


Divided Counsel: The Anglo-American Response To Communist Victory In China, Edwin W. Martin Jan 1986

Divided Counsel: The Anglo-American Response To Communist Victory In China, Edwin W. Martin

International Relations

In the long controversy over the failure of the United States to extend early recognition to the People’s Republic of China, the story of American efforts to maintain an official presence in the Communist-controlled areas of China until 1950 has been largely neglected. Moreover, the often bitter partisan strife over Sino-American relations during this period has obscured important facts or so distorted them that making an independent judgment is difficult indeed. In this book, Edwin Martin seeks to set the confused record straight by providing a well-documented, detailed account of American responses to the policies and actions of the ...