China-ASEAN Relations in Higher Education: An Analytical Framework



This chapter provides an update on China-ASEAN relations in terms of higher education, suggesting an analytical framework through which this might best be understood. Moving beyond the common tendency to perceive their relationship in purely economic terms, the author considers the long-standing history of relations between the two, the diverse and complex array of bilateral relations and a developing China-ASEAN regional architecture. He furthermore examines the changing regional security situation occasioned by China’s rise, the wider significance of the substantial Chinese diaspora in Southeast Asia and the much richer array of contemporary connections that includes higher education.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Education and Social WorkThe University of SydneySydneyAustralia

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