China’s Global Power/China as a Global Power

  • Shaun Breslin
Part of the Asan-Palgrave Macmillan Series book series (APMS)


It is not difficult to find assertions that China is already a global power. Though some examples can be found from the mid-2000s,1 China’s global power status has become much more commonly sighted and asserted in the years following the global financial crisis. While considerations of what the world will look like with China as a global superpower tend to still be exercises in forecasting the future, some suggest that we are already there.2 And if not yet the predominant global power in all issue areas, the 2013 Pew survey of global attitudes found that China is now popularly thought of as the world’s leading economic power in North America and Europe.3


Foreign Direct Investment Global Financial Crisis Global Governance World Order Soft Power 
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