|aChina's search for security /|cAndrew J. Nathan, Andrew Scobell.
|aNew York :|bColumbia University Press,|cc2012.
|axxiii, 406 p. :|bmaps ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aIntroduction -- Part I. Interest and identity in Chinese foreign policy: what drives Chinese foreign policy?; who runs Chinese foreign policy? -- Part II. Security challenges and strategies: China's Russia policy during the Cold War and after; deciphering the U.S. threat; the Northeast Asia regional system; China's other neighbors: the Asia-Pacific; China in the fourth ring -- Part III. Holding together: territorial integrity and foreign policy: problems of stateness: Tibet, Xinjiang, Hong Kong, and Taiwan; Taiwan's democratic transition and China's response -- Part IV. Instruments of power: dilemmas of opening; military modernization: from people's war to power projection; soft power and human rights in Chinese foreign policy -- Part V. Conclusion: threat or equilibrium?.