https://global.oup.com/academic/product/protect-chinas-interests-overseas-9780198867395?cc=us&lang=en&# Speaker:Andrea Ghiselli, is an Assistant Professor in the School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University. He is also the Head of Research of the ChinaMed Project, a research project on China's role in the wider Mediterranean region sponsored by the University of Torino's TOChina Hub. Andrea’s research interests include Chinese foreign policy, China-Middle East relations, and foreign policy analysis. His research on Chinese foreign policy has been published in peer-reviewed journals like the China Quarterly, the Journal of Strategic Studies, the Journal of Contemporary China, and Armed Forces & Society. Endorsements:
"Ghiselli has written a terrific and important book. Based on extensive research with primary sources, he demonstrates how China's national interests have expanded beyond East Asia and how the government has endeavored to secure these interests. Protecting China's Interests Overseas offers an important contribution to our understanding of Chinese foreign policy today." -- M. Taylor Fravel, Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science and Director and the Security Studies Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology "What is driving China's unprecedented military power projection outside of its own neighborhood? Andrea Ghiselli's answer may surprise you. Based upon a meticulous mining of a wide array of primary sources, he offers a fresh perspective on one of the most noteworthy international security trends of the twenty-first century. Highly recommended to anyone interested in discerning the main direction of China's geostrategic trajectory." -- Andrew Scobell, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation "China has gone global and its security presence in faraway regions has increased. In Protecting China's Interests Overseas, Andrea Ghiselli argues that this expansion has little to do with the Sino-American power competition and is not the result of a well-thought out plan. He takes the reader from the corridors of political power to the leaders of security forces, from the bureaucracies to the general public to show that a haphazard policy process led Chinese leaders to securitize non-traditional security issues — such as piracy, terrorism, and social upheavals. Highly recommended for scholars and security practitioners who seek to understand how China protects its interests globally." -- Pascal Vennesson, Professor of Political Science, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University Singapore
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