Handbook on the Geographies of Regions and Territories
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Handbook on the Geographies of Regions and Territories

Edited by Anssi Paasi, John Harrison and Martin Jones

This new international Handbook provides the reader with the most up-to-date and original viewpoints on critical debates relating to the rapidly transforming geographies of regions and territories, as well as related key concepts such as place, scale, networks and regionalism. Bringing together renowned specialists who have extensively theorized these spatial concepts and contributed to rich empirical research in disciplines such as geography, sociology, political science and IR studies, this interdisciplinary collection offers fresh, cutting-edge, and contextual insights on the significance of regions and territories in today’s dynamic world.
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Chapter 33: Chinese regionalism

Michael Dunford and Weidong Liu

Abstract

In this chapter Chinese regionalism is examined from two perspectives. First, accounts of China’s system of national and territorial governance, of China’s territorial development and of the position of minorities, questions of autonomy and regional conflict explore sub-national economic, political and cultural variation, the normative interests of sub-national entities and the dialectic of centralization and decentralization within China. Second, China’s role in Eurasian regionalism is examined as China seeks to establish shared interests, to foster closer economic and political co-operation with its neighbours and to promote a new model of ‘inclusive globalization’.

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