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The China-Japan Conflict over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands (2017)

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in: Routledge Security in Asia Series

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Abstract

"This book examines the foreign and security policies adopted by China and Japan since the 1970s in their competition over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.? It charts the development of a dispute that has become a potential flashpoint for conflict between the two countries. The book explains that while increasing nationalism in both China and Japan helps to fuel and sustain the dispute, a key factor is that the leaderships in both countries find competition over the islands to be a convenient vehicle supporting their wider approach to foreign and security policy, which is becoming increasingly assertive and potentially belligerent."--Provided by publisher.

Languages

English

Publisher

Taylor and Francis

ISBN

9781351389716, 1351389718, 9781351389693, 1351389696, 9781138308732

Pages

224

Edition

First edition.

DOI

10.4324/9781315143095

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