Conceptual Gaps in China-EU Relations

Global Governance, Human Rights and Strategic Partnerships

  • Zhongqi Pan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction: Exploring the Conceptual Gaps in China-EU Relations

  3. General Dimension: Sovereignty and Soft Power

  4. Bilateral Dimension: Human Rights, Democracy, Stability and Strategic Partnership

  5. Multilateral Dimension: Multilateralism/Multipolarization and Global Governance

  6. Conclusion: Managing the Conceptual Gaps in China-EU Relations

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 229-246

About this book


The contributors attempt to look into how China and Europe differently interpret political concepts such as: sovereignty, soft power, human rights, democracy, stability, strategic partnership, multilateralism/multipolarization, and global governance, to examine what implications of their conceptual gaps may have on China-EU relations.


democracy Europe European Union European Union (EU) global governance Governance human rights IGH sovereignty

Editors and affiliations

  • Zhongqi Pan
    • 1
  1. 1.Fudan UniversityChina

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